How is a Weather Forecast Generated and Why is that Important to Me?
5/20/2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: 255C

Winter operations decision-makers have to rely on weather data. When should the crews be called out? Which chemicals should be used for the type of expected snow and/or ice event?  What impacts the accuracy of a weather forecast? Not every weather model is created in the same way and each has strengths and weaknesses. Discover how a weather forecast is generated and what new technologies have been introduced in the last five years that will help in your decision-making.

After Attending This Session, You Will be Better Able to:
1. Recognize the importance of weather forecast information to winter operations and where the forecast data comes from.
Speakers
Speaker : Ben Hershey , Grand Forks, ND
Speaker : Brianna Kump , Grand Forks, ND