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Webinar: Understanding how members of the U.S. public access, share, & interpret changing forecast information: tropical cyclone threats

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Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 12:00

Wednesday, April 21, 2021. 12:00 PM. Webinar: Understanding how members of the U.S.
public access, share, & interpret changing forecast information: tropical cyclone threats. Julie
Demuth and Robert Prestley, National Center for Atmospheric Research. Sponsored by
Weather Program Office. More information here.

Abstract: This presentation will discuss research investigating how members of the U.S. public
interact with and respond to the shifting forecast and warning information provided by the NWS
and other sources during tropical cyclone threats. The study utilizes two research methods: 1)
analysis of Twitter data streams generated during tropical cyclone threats and 2) a multi-wave
survey of members of the public at risk from approaching tropical cyclones. The study methods
and initial research findings will be presented, along with discussion of emerging
recommendations for improving the creation and communication of tropical cyclone risk
information.

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