Weather Conference

Eighth Tri-State Weather Conference Speakers

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Science Building Midtown Campus
Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT


Keynote Speakers

Lourdes Aviles, Ph.D. Plymouth State University

Keynote Topic: The 1938 Hurricane.

Topic: Tropical Reanalysis, How and Why.

Andrew Kruczkiewicz, Columbia University

Keynote Topic: Remote Sensing Into Early Warning Systems For Extreme Events To Inform Preparedness Actions And Risk Assessment Within The Humanitarian Sector.


Ernest J. Ostuno, National Weather Service Grand Rapids Michigan

Topic: Radar Observations of Tornadic Debris Plumes.

Paul Taschereau, Periship Global

Topic: The Southern New England Severe Weather Outbreak of November 13, 2021

Kevin S. Lipton, National Weather Service Albany, New York

Topic: Retrospective Analysis of the 1954-1955 Hurricane Seasons and Impacts to the Northeast U.S.

Hayden Frank, National Weather Service Boston

Topic: Severe and Tropical Weather, The Summer of 2022

Jana Houser, Ph.D. Ohio State University

Topic: Rapid-scan Radar Observations of the Time-height Evolution of Rotation During Tornadogenesis

Dave Radell, Ph.D. National Weather Service New York, New York

Topic: The Remnants of Ida and the Mullica Hills Tornado

Topic: January 28-29th, 2022 Blizzard.

Quincy Vagell, Tornado Chaser Oklahoma City

Topic: Tornado Chasing from the 2022 Season

Abstract: Tornado Chasing During the 2022 Season


The registration fee is $35 and will include a continental breakfast and a full buffet lunch, along with conference materials. Please register online.

Continental breakfast will be served from 8:15 to 9:00 a.m. in the Science Building Atrium. Please arrive early for check-in and breakfast.

Gary Lessor, Conference Chair, Western Connecticut State University

Mark Kramer, Conference Co-Chair, AMS NYC/LI Chapter