Student Concern for Future of Operational Forecasting

Very recently, I got the following note from a student. While such e-mails arrive on occasion, this one (in bold) was uniquely thoughtful and thought-provoking, as you’ll see in my somewhat long-winded response, reproduced below it in italics. This represents a strong concern I’ve heard from several undergrad and grad students over this decade, and […]

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Reflections on a Quarter Century of Storm Forecasting

I’m paid well enough, and the taxpayer deserves no less than excellence in return for his/her investment in me. That is my driven purpose in the years remaining in full-time severe-weather forecasting.

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Some Images of the Nocturnal “Casino Tornado”

It’s nothing that will win a juried Biennale competition or Pulitzer, nor even make a worthy piece of wallpaper, but it does document the event.

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