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TESSA National Storm Conference this Saturday 3/7/2020

Randy Jennings

The free 2020 Texas Severe Storms Association National Storm Conference will be held Saturday March 7, 2020 at the Bob Duncan Center in Arlington TX. Full details at Texas Severe Storms Association (TESSA) . Here is a short agenda (full agenda with bios online):

2020 National Storm Conference Agenda

9:00 a.m. – Welcome & Announcements

9:10 a.m. – Gary Woodall
, KD5WUT, WCM, National Weather Service Memphis, TN.
Super Storm Spotter Training: “Storms, Situational Awareness Tools, and the Warning System”

10:40 – Short Break

10:50 a.m. – Jennifer Dunn
, WCM, National Weather Service, Fort Worth, TX
Reviewing the October 20, 2019 Dallas County tornado event from inside the National Weather Service Fort Worth Office that night

12:10 p.m. – Lunch Break
– Lunch choices are many near the conference site; from fast food to sit-down. Please return to the conference before 1:15 p.m.

1:15 p.m. - Rick Mitchell
, NBC5 Meteorologist, and Nestor Flecha, NBC5 Telemundo Meteorologist.
Weather Revolution: Why NBCUniversal is Doubling Down on its Weather Technology

2:15 p.m – Short Break

2:25 p.m. - Martin Lisius
, TESSA Chairman
The challenge of filming storms on 16K video, and what happens to a camera when it strikes a wall at 264 mph

3:00 - Tim Marshall
, Engineer, Meteorologist, Storm Forensics Expert
Two Perspectives: Engineering and Meteorology Oriented

4:00 p.m. - Roger Edwards
, Lead Forecaster, Storm Prediction Center
Storms I Have Loved and Lost

5:00 pm – Final Raffle items and Closing, and announcement of unofficial dinner location.