Tag: warning process

Improving The Warning Process… Part II

Improving The Warning Process… Part II

| June 12, 2011 @ 8:04 am | 32 Replies

The first blog post on this subject did just what I wanted it to do… start a good dialogue about the warning process. This post will address point number one… about the false alarm ratio being too high, and trying to warn for small, spin-up tornadoes in a quasi-linear convective system (QLCS, or a squall […]

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The Warning Process Must Get Better

The Warning Process Must Get Better

| June 8, 2011 @ 9:03 pm | 166 Replies

Now that I have had a chance to catch by breath after the historic April 27 tornado outbreak across Alabama, time to jot down a few important thoughts… *I firmly believe apathy and complacency due to a high false alarm ratio over the years led to inaction in many cases that could have cost lives. […]

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To Warn, Or Not To Warn

To Warn, Or Not To Warn

| April 12, 2011 @ 8:00 am | 165 Replies

Forget the issue with TV coverage last night… you can scroll down for my thoughts on that. I double boxed “Dancing With The Stars” simply because I did not believe we had a tornado on the ground. The issue involves the warning process. Not all tornado warnings are alike; I think long time readers and […]

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