The National Weather Service (NWS) in Paducah, KY, in conjunction with 
Evansville/Tri-State Media, will be holding a public event to address the dangers
and challenges of night time and cool season (fall to early spring) tornadoes in 
our region as part of the commemoration of the "2 AM Tornado" of Nov. 6, 2005.
The event will include presentations from both NWS staff and local radio and 
tv meteorologists, as well as a period of open discussion for public comments. 
This public event is open to everyone.

When: Wednesday November 6, 2013
Time: 10:00 AM to Noon CDT

Where: Evansville, IN
            American Red Cross
            29 South Stockwell Road

Registration: http://ow.ly/pSrnE

 

Tentative Agenda

10:00 -10:05 AM Opening Remarks and Moment of Silence,
 

Rick Shanklin, Warning Coordination Meteorologist, NWS Paducah KY 

10:05 -10:20 AM A Meteorological Review of the "2 AM Tornado",
  Rick Shanklin, Warning Coordination Meteorologist, NWS Paducah KY
10:20 - 10:40 AM: Night Time Tornado Climatology, Challenges and Dangers,
  Pat Spoden, Science & Operations Officer, NWS Paducah, KY
10:40 - 11:00 AM: Public Response to NWS Warnings,
  Christine Wielgos, Forecaster, NWS Paducah, KY
11:00  -11:10 AM: Wayne Hart, TV Severe Weather Actions; Then & Now,
  Chief Meteorologist, Eyewitness News, WEHT Local / Local 7 TV
11:10 - 11:20 AM: Jeff Lyons, TV Severe Weather Actions; Then & Now,
  Chief Meteorologist, WFIE 14 News TV
11:20AM - 11:30 AM: Radio Severe Weather Actions; Then & Now,
  Randy Wheeler, News Director, WIKY Radio
 11:30 - Noon: Public Comments & Questions for Media & NWS
   
                                                                                                        

 


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