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2023 Speakers and Topics

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Sean Sublette, Richmond Times-Dispatch meteorologist

     - Climate change effects on Mid-Atlantic severe weather

Roger Riggin IV, UNC-Charlotte PhD candidate

     - Supercells in the Appalachians

Dr. Matt Parker, NC State research meteorologist

     - Propagation, Evolution, and Rotation in Linear Storms (PERiLS) southeastern US field research

Rick Smith, Warning Coordination Meteorologist at NWS Norman OK

    - May 2013 Moore and El Reno OK tornadoes (virtual presentation)

Jen Narramore, meteorologist and Tornado Talk owner

     - Community impacts of May 2013 OK tornadoes

Dan Whittaker, storm chaser and photojournalist

     - August 15th 2023 Greensboro NC severe-warned storm

Alex Thornton, storm chaser

     - August 7th 2023 Port Royal VA supercell and monster hail

Renee McKinnon, Virginia Beach Office of Emergency Management

     - "The Importance of using NWS for planned events"

            (April 30 2023 tornado in Virginia Beach)

Dr. Gina Eosco, NOAA/OAR Weather Program Office

     - Forecasting a Continuum of Environmental Threats (FACETs) program

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