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CoCoRaHS WxTalk Webinar
Thursday, November 11, 2021
CoCoRaHS WxTalk: "Ice Ice Baby - Predicting Freezing Rain Icing and Impacts"
Ice Accretion will be the focus of our November CoCoRaHS "WxTalk Webinar”. It will take place on Thursday, November 11th. Join us for this presentation by Jay Shafer, from Northern Vermont University in Lyndonville, Vermont.
Space is limited to 500 attendees, so register today! Those who aren’t able to attend will be able to watch this episode on-line the following day.
Title: Webinar #79 - CoCoRaHS WxTalk: "Ice Ice Baby - Predicting Freezing Rain Icing and Impacts"
Date: Thursday, November 11, 2021
Time: 1:00 PM Eastern, Noon Central, 11:00 AM Mountain, 10:00 AM Pacific
This presentation will provide an overview of winter storm systems and the processes that produce wet snowfall and freezing rain. Current methods used to predict ice accretion from freezing rain will be discussed. Impacts from wet snowfall and freezing rain icing on the electric grid will be examined using over a decade of power outage data across Vermont. The current limitations of predicting and observing both wet snow and freezing rain along with opportunities for improved citizen-science observations will be described..
Reserve your seat now by registering here:ICE
Stay tuned for our next CoCoRaHS WxTalk Webinar during January 2022. It will be Special Webinar entitled ""A Review of Significant Weather Events Occurring in 2021" given by Greg Carbin of NOAA/Weather Prediction Center. Please check the CoCoRaHS website for more details.