Blue Dot: Inside the forecast: a visit with the National Weather Service (3/19/2022)

Weather is an important part of the daily lives and commerce of the U.S. In charge of keeping us apprised and safe is the National Weather Service. Host Dave Schlom talks to Meteorologist in Charge Michelle Mead and Warning Coordination Meteorologist Courtney Carpenter from the National Weather Service’s Sacramento, CA office. They discuss all the modern tools that are used to create a dynamic forecast that is as accurate as possible. They also discuss the role that messaging the public plays in keeping everyone informed and safe during extreme weather conditions from snow in the Sierra-Cascades to fire weather warnings.

Airs Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 9am

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