2006 Symposium

10’th Anniversary of the Symposium

 

Reflections on the first 9 years of the Symposium

 

Morning Facilitator: Ashley Jones

7:30 – 8:30 AM

Sign In/Coffee

8:30 – 8:40 AM

Ashley Jones — OSU Meteorology Club President
Dr. Morton O’Kelly — Chair, Department of Geography, The Ohio State University
Dr. Jay Hobgood — Director of Atmospheric Sciences, The Ohio State University

8:40 – 8:50 AM

Ten Years of the Ohio Severe Weather Symposium
Mike Ryan — Chairperson, Ohio Severe Weather Symposium; Meteorologist, NWSFO Wilmington, OH
Robin Gerhardt — Chairperson, Ohio Severe Weather Symposium; Meteorologist, NWSFO Wilmington, OH

8:50 – 9:30 AM

“Advancement in Flood/Flash Flood Forecasting Using the Site-Specific SAC-SMA Headwater Model”
Jim Noel — Hydrologist, Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, OH

9:30 – 10:00 AM

“Severe Weather Operations from a Broadcast Meteorologist Perspective”
Ben Gelber — Meteorologist, WCMH Columbus, OH

10:00 – 10:10 AM

Morning Break

10:10 – 10:50 AM

“The Blizzard of ’77: Recipe for a Weather Catastrophe”
Tom Niziol — Meteorologist-In-Charge, NWSFO Buffalo, NY

10:50 – 11:30 AM

“NHC Operations Before, During, and After the Hurricane Katrina Landfall”
Stacy Stewart — Hurricane Specialist and Warning Coordination Meteorologist, National Hurricane Center, Miami, FL

11:30 AM – 12:45 PM

Lunch Break/Department Tours

Afternoon Facilitator: Chantelli Fulst

12:45 – 1:30 PM

“Broadcasting and Forecasting Katrina from Within”
Brad Panovich — Meteorologist, WCNC Charlotte, NC

1:30 – 2:15 PM

“The 2 AM Tornado: November 6, 2005”
Rick Shanklin — Warning Coordination Meteorologist, NWSFO Paducah, KY

2:15 – 2:30 PM

Afternoon Break

2:30 – 3:15 PM

“Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Large-Event Venues”
Roger Edwards — Meteorologist, Storm Prediction Center, Norman, OK

3:15 – 4:00 PM

“The Tri-State Tornado of 18 March 1925 Reanalysis Project: Preliminary Results”
Dr. Charles Doswell III — Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Speakers

Ashley Jones — OSU Meteorology Club President

Dr. Morton O’Kelly — Chair, Department of Geography, The Ohio State University

Dr. Jay Hobgood — Director of Atmospheric Sciences, The Ohio State University

Mike Ryan — Meteorologist, NWSFO Wilmington, OH

Robin Gerhardt — Meteorologist, NWSFO Wilmington, OH

Jim Noel — Hydrologist, Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, OH

Ben Gelber — Meteorologist, WCMH Columbus, OH

Tom Niziol — Meteorologist-In-Charge, NWSFO Buffalo, NY

Stacy Stewart — Hurricane Specialist and Warning Coordination Meteorologist, National Hurricane Center, Miami, FL

Brad Panovich — Meteorologist, WCNC Charlotte, NC

Rick Shanklin — Warning Coordination Meteorologist, NWSFO Paducah, KY

Roger Edwards — Meteorologist, Storm Prediction Center, Norman, OK

Dr. Charles Doswell III — Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

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