Warning Procedures at MeteoSwiss and the Handling of a Severe Warning Case


Presentation 8 in the Warnings Event Week 2017

Length: 31 min

Author: Daniel Murer (MeteoSwiss)


Severe weather warnings at MeteoSwiss started more than thirty years ago, firstly with warnings for heavy precipitation. After the storm 'Lothar' in 2001 warnings for wind, rain and snow have been introduced and then the system was updated in 2009 with new software, NinJo. After this short introduction, Daniel Murer from MeteoSwiss will present us a case that will illustrate the process of issuing warnings and decision making in the Swiss Met Service.


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