How many ways do we need to be alerted about severe weather? What is the best way to do it? How might you answer that question differently based on your age, location or socio-economic position? Just a few of the questions we ponder in this episode.
Do you want to dig a bit deeper into the topics from this week? Check out these items for a bit of a more in depth view:
- Approach IBM is exploring where connectivity might be a bit hit or miss
- An overview of the European approach to severe warnings
- Interesting push method used in Australia
- Dennis Mersereau discusses the merits of the weather radio
- The more simplified approach of the UK Met Office
Don’t forget it is National Weather Podcast Month. Here are some recent episodes related to this topic from some of the other fine podcasts.
- WeatherHype talks NOAA Weather Radio
- Weather Junkies and WeatherHype team up to cover the importance of social science in weather – 3/23 @ 8pm
- WeatherBrains digs into who should be issuing weather warnings
- Storm Front Freaks gets into the social science
- Tornado Talk discusses the social media angle
And now for the episode