August 2016 National Weather Service Alaska Climate Forecast Briefing

With Rick Thoman, Climate Science and Services Manager, National Weather Service

Event Type: Webinars and Virtual Events

When: 19 August 2016

Where: Online or in person: 12:00-1:00 pm AKDT, 4:00-5:00 pm EDT. University of Alaska Fairbanks IARC/Akasofu 407.

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The tools and techniques for making monthly and season scale climate forecasts are rapidly changing, with the potential to provide useful forecasts at the month and longer range. Rick Thoman (Climate Science and Services Manager, Environmental and Scientific Services Division, National Weather Service Alaska Region) will review recent climate conditions around Alaska, review forecast tools and finish up with the Climate Prediction Center's forecast for the upcoming season.

Rick will also present a "Feature-of-the-Month" special addition in which each month he will highlight a topic relevant to the particular month.

Feel free to bring your lunch and join the gathering in-person or join online to learn more about Alaska climate and weather.

This will be a monthly series generally taking place the third Friday of each month.

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