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Upcoming Sessions at AMS

Town Hall: Interagency Long-term Research and Monitoring Program Plan on Hydroclimatological Changes in the Major Western US River Basins NOAA, in partnership with multiple agencies, is developing a joint research and monitoring program to improve the understanding of the hydroclimatological changes in the major river basins of the Western United States.  The program will consider…

FY2020 Office of Weather and Air Quality Research Programs Announcement

NOAA’s Office of Weather and Air Quality (OWAQ) is soliciting proposals for weather, air quality, and earth-system modeling research reflecting multiple science objectives spanning time scales from hours to seasons, and from weather and water observations and earth system modeling to social and behavioral science. There are three grant competitions from this notification valued at…

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NOAA launches Hazardous Weather Testbed Spring Experiment

The NOAA HWT Spring Forecasting Experiment is a yearly experiment that investigates the use of convection-allowing model forecasts as guidance for the prediction of hazardous convective weather. A variety of model output is examined and evaluated daily, and experimental forecasts are created and verified to test the applicability of cutting-edge tools in a simulated forecasting environment. The…

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Improving Resilience to High-Impact Weather for Healthcare Facilities and Services

The American Meteorological Society (AMS) Policy Program conducted a workshop to explore ideas on increasing the resilience of healthcare facilities and services to high-impact weather events. In this report, which was funded in part by NOAA’s Office of Weather & Air Quality, a strategy was developed for improving resilience that first understands the risks one faces, then resolves the vulnerabilities of health facilities, and finally, prepares for the continuity of health services.