Warning Event Week - 2017

37 Minutes

Shay Frenkel (IMS)

Forecasting Extreme Weather Using Probabilistic Tools

Published: 7 July 2018

Cold lows that bring significant amounts of snow are quite rare in Israel and if they do appear they usually affect the mountainous area of the central part of the country. One such event happened in December 2013 and brought a lot of problems in traffic, power supply and also took lives. Shay Frenkel from Israeli Met Service described the synoptic situation of the event and told us what other tools to use and how did the climatology of the area affect the prediction.

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