November 2015 National Weather Service Alaska Climate Forecast Briefing
November 2015 National Weather Service Alaska Climate Forecast Briefing Rick Thoman, Climate Science and Services Manager for the National Weather Service Tuesday, 24 November 2015 - PLEASE NOTE SPECIAL DAY 12-1:00pm AKST
Do you lie awake at nights wondering what the upcoming season will be like? Want to place bets with friends and family on next month's weather? If so, good news:
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.