American Meteorological Society
National Weather Association

Memphis, TN CHAPTER

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Meeting Minutes and Presentations

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2016-2017

May 2017 - NASA-SPORT - "The GOES-16 Global Lightning Mapper (GLM)" - Minutes - Presentation

 

March 2017 - Tom Salem, NWS-Memphis - "The First GOES-16 Products" - Minutes - Presentation (PPTX)

 

January 2017 - Tom Salem, NWS-Memphis - "The Newly-Launched GOES-R (16) Satellite" - Minutes - Presentation (PPTX)

 

December 2016 - William Churchill, NWS-Memphis - "Using the WRF model to simulate Mesoscale Convective System (MCS) producing Derechos" - Minutes - Presentation (PPT)

 

September 2016 - Andy Chiuppi, NWS-Memphis - "Nowcasting Winter Weather in the Mid-South Utilizing Aviation Soundings" - Minutes - Presentation (PPT)

  

2015-2016

May 2016 - Ron Childers, WMC Action News 5 - Tour of the Action News 5 StormTracker - Minutes

 

March 2016 - Dorian Burnette, Univ. of Memphis - "Influence of the Teleconnection on Significant Severe Thunderstorm Days" - Minutes - Presentation

 

January 2016 - Taylor Trogdon, NWS-Memphis - "Overview of VORTEX Southeast: Operational Challenges" - Minutes - Presentation

 

November 2015 - Cancelled (weather)

 

September 2015 - Jim Branda, NWS-Memphis - "Mid-South Tornado Statistics Since 2000" - Minutes - Presentation (PDF)

 

2014-2015

May 2015 - Tom Salem and Preston Bradley, NWS Memphis - "The Correlation of ENSO to Tornadoes in the Mid-South" - Minutes - Presentation (PDF)

 

March 2015 - Taylor Trogdon, NWS Memphis - "Dual Pol Observations from the 30 June 2014 Bow Echo Event Across Eastern IA" - Minutes - Presentation (Google Drive)

 

January 2015 - Gary Woodall, NWS Memphis - "Cultural Change within the NWS" - Minutes - Presentation (Google Drive)

 

November 2014 - Stephen Kearney, Memphis CWSU (NWS), "Impacts of Weather on the People of Alaska or The Life and Times of an Alaskan Forecaster" - Minutes - Presentation (PDF)

 

September 2014 - Zachery Maye, NWS-Memphis, "El Nino Southern Oscillation & Effects on the Mid-South" - Minutes - Presentation (PDF)

 

2013-2014

May 2014 - Mid-South Storm Chasers, "All About Mid-South Storm Chasers!" - Minutes

 

March 2014 - Andy Chiuppi & Tom Salem, "The Caraway, AR Tornado of Halloween 2013" - Minutes - Presentation 1 (PPTX) - Presentation 2 (PPTX)

 

January 2014 - Matt Reagan, "The Mississippi State/NWS Memphis Mobile Sounding GOES Verification Project" - Minutes - Presentation (PPTX)

 

November 2013 - Shelby County EM Staff, "EM Operations during Shelby County/City of Memphis Peacetime and Disasters" - Minutes

 

September 2013 - Herb Tyson and Stephen Kearney, Memphis ARTCC/CWSU "The NWS and FAA Aviation Mission at Memphis International Airport" - Minutes

 

2012-2013

May 2013 - Dr. Laura Myers, "Social Science and the Weather Enterprise" - Minutes - Presentation (PDF)

 

March 2013 - Dr. Dorian Burnette, "Historical Weather and Climate" - Minutes - Presentation (PDF)

 

December 2012 - Ben Schott, "Conducting Storm Damage Surveys" - Minutes - Presentation (PDF)

 

September 2012 - FedEx Meteorology, "Tour/Briefing of FedEx GOC and the Role of FedEx Meteorology in FedEx Global Ops" - Minutes

 

2011-2012

May 2012 - Dr. Gene Rench, "2011 Mississippi River Flood" - Minutes - Presentation (PDF)

 

March 2012 - Matthew Reagan, "Cloud to Ground Lightning Climatology and Hail Prediction in the Mid-South" - Minutes

 

January 2012 - Tom Salem, "Dual Pol is Here!" - Minutes - Presentation (PPT)

 

November 2011 - Jim Branda, "EF Ratings and Storm Modes of Mid-South Tornadoes" - Minutes

 

September 2011 - Erik Proseus, "Mother Nature Meets Social Media" - Minutes

 

2010-2011

May 2011 - Meeting canceled

 

March 2011 - Corey Chaskelson & Bill Borghoff, "How to Use the NWS-Memphis Web Page" - Minutes

 

January 2011 - Tom Salem, "The Mid-South Snow Event of January 9, 2011" - Minutes

 

December 2010 - Ron Pryzbylinski, "History of Bow Echo Research" - Minutes


September 2010
- Michael Goldstein, "Air Pollution in Memphis" - Minutes

 

 

2009-2010

May 2010 - Tom Salem, "Discussion of Severe Weather and Flooding in the Mid-South on May 1-2, 2010" - Minutes

 

March 2010 - Chris Schultz, "Lightning - Current Understanding and Future Research" - Presentation (PPT)

 

February 2010 - Pat Spoden, "WFO Paducah and the Historic 2009 Ohio Valley Ice Storm" - Presentation (PPT)

 

November 2009 - Krissy Scotten, "WAS*IS - Weather and Society*Integrated Studies"

 

September 2009 - 1) Tom Salem, et al. "Synoptic Scale Factors of Significant Tornadoes in the Mid-South" - Presentation (PPT)  and 2)Michael Scotten and Jonathan Howell, "Overview of the July 30, 2009 Mid-South Tornado Outbreak" - Presentation (PPT)

 

2008-2009

May 2009 - "Mid-South Convective Weather Forum"


1) Tom Salem, "Jets and Severe Weather" - Presentation (PPT)
2) Tom Salem and Kevin Terry, "Implementation of Dual Polarization Radar of the NWS WSR-88D Radars" - Presentation (PPT)
3) Michael and Krissy Scotten, "Correlating El Nino Southern Oscillation to Cold Season Tornado Occurrences at NWS Memphis" - Presentation (PPT)
4) Michael Scotten, "A Detailed Analysis of the May 8, 2008 Tupelo, MS Tornadic Supercell" - Presentation (PPT)

 

March 2009 - Jonathan Howell, "Extratropical Transition of Hurricane Ike and Resultant Mid-South Damaging Wind Event" - Minutes

 

February 2009 - Rich Okulski, "NWS Support for the Presidential Debate in Oxford, MS"

 

November 2008 - Erik Proseus and Melvin Bradley, "The WINDS of Change: FedEx's New Corporate Weather System"

 

September 2008 - Business Meeting and Dinner at Corky's Barbecue

 

2007-2008

May 2008 - Kevin Terry, "Uses of the GR2Analyst Software to Display Advanced Radar Products on your PC"

 

March 2008 - Jonathan Howell and Todd Beal, "Super Tuesday Mid-South Tornado Outbreak"

 

January 2008 - Rusty Haley, "Running Northwest Airlines during a Major Snow Event"

 

November 2007 - Randall Roby, "Emergency Management, Using Weather to Save Lives in Shelby County"

 

September 2007 - Jonathan Howell, "Inside View of National Weather Service Operations and Severe Weather Case Study"