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special news and notes NEWS AN D Notes Broadcasters Convene in Gateway to the West Under the haze reflected from the St. Louis Arch and with dewpoints of 73, more than 280 broad- cast meteorologists convened at the Regal Riverfront Hotel for the 27th Conference on Broad- cast Meteorology during 16-20 June. The week was filled with technical sessions rang- ing from severe weather practical exercises, to weather slide shows, to career counseling, to mod- els, to updates on global warming and El Nino. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Director James Lee Witt and NOAA Administra- tor D. James Baker each presented persuasive ses- sions on forming alliances with the broadcasters. Charles Doswell, the keynote speaker, presented a science and broadcasting lecture on board the Jim Hobbs, second from right, meets a few of his favorite Becky Thatcher, a dinner cruise boat that remained weathercasters at the 27th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology. docked because of the Mississippi's swift currents From left to right, Janine D'Adamo of KTBS in Shreveport, LA; and high water levels. A record number of exhibi- Terri Smith and Mike Seidel of The Weather Channel; Hobbs, known to the group as Super Fan; and Craig Allen of CBS This tors http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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American Meteorological Society
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Copyright © American Meteorological Society
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1520-0477
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10.1175/1520-0477-79.8.1734
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Abstract

NEWS AN D Notes Broadcasters Convene in Gateway to the West Under the haze reflected from the St. Louis Arch and with dewpoints of 73, more than 280 broad- cast meteorologists convened at the Regal Riverfront Hotel for the 27th Conference on Broad- cast Meteorology during 16-20 June. The week was filled with technical sessions rang- ing from severe weather practical exercises, to weather slide shows, to career counseling, to mod- els, to updates on global warming and El Nino. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Director James Lee Witt and NOAA Administra- tor D. James Baker each presented persuasive ses- sions on forming alliances with the broadcasters. Charles Doswell, the keynote speaker, presented a science and broadcasting lecture on board the Jim Hobbs, second from right, meets a few of his favorite Becky Thatcher, a dinner cruise boat that remained weathercasters at the 27th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology. docked because of the Mississippi's swift currents From left to right, Janine D'Adamo of KTBS in Shreveport, LA; and high water levels. A record number of exhibi- Terri Smith and Mike Seidel of The Weather Channel; Hobbs, known to the group as Super Fan; and Craig Allen of CBS This tors

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Aug 1, 1998

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