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Storm’s Coming APGA Denver, CO 2014:

Nezette Rydell National Weather Service Denver/Boulder, CO Storm’s Coming APGA Denver, CO 2014



The Big Picture:

The Big Picture Storm Prediction Center National Hurricane Center Tsunami Warning Center

Weather Prediction Center:

Weather Prediction Center

Climate Prediction Center:

Climate Prediction Center

Your local weather forecast :

Your local weather forecast Your local National Weather Service Office contacts: Meteorologist in Charge Warning Coordination Meteorologist http :// www.stormready.noaa.gov/contact.htm

Local Weather forecast office:

Local Weather forecast office Bottom of the page Phone number Webmaster email About our office

Where to Look…Local:

Where to Look…Local Top News of the Day Weather Story Graphic Forecast Discussion Forecast images weather.gov/ yourlocaloffice

rivers, Creeks and streams:

rivers, Creeks and streams Local Service Hydrologist For local impacts, small streams, rivers River Forecast Center For the bigger picture

After the Storm:

After the Storm

You are our customer:

You are our customer Acquaint your local WFO with your weather information needs and impacts from weather events Visit the office Invite them to your gardens You have brethren among us Master Naturalists Master Gardeners Severe Weather Plans Conference Calls for outlooks and big events Interpretation of NWS weather and climate products Warning Notification iNWS or NWSChat Local messaging services WEA Television County and City based alerts

You Are our customer:

You Are our customer The Forecast changes! Every six hours or even more often Updates and highlights are posted to the web pages We work for you! Call whenever you need more weather information

Closer Partnerships:

Closer Partnerships Cooperative Observer Program Storm Spotters / SkyWarn CoCoRaHS volunteers StormReady / TsunamiReady Programs

Overview Slides and Seed questions:

Overview Slides and Seed questions Slides due May 15 Plus 2-3 seed questions List of resources/websites Discussion oriented panel Best Practices and tools available What resources are available 3-5 days out How to find out How to track storm How to keep up with forecast changes Tools and resources Info for decision making Wx decision plan Garden employees and managers, jr and sr 100 people 70-80 institutions nationwide

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