Warnings and Interpretations

Competency Framework
WMO Satellite Skills

Presentation 16 in the Warnings Event Week 2017

Length: 17 min

Author: Tamás Alaga (OMSZ)


Making reliable severe weather forecasts is always a great challenge. Communicating them towards the public and special end users is sometimes greater, even if the forecast is good. Tamás Alaga says that the Hungarian Meteorological Service (OMSZ) plans to develop and simplify its two-level warning system to make it more understandable. The problem is knowing when to stop with these simplifications. Tamás also explains how does the service handle probabilistic forecasts and delivering such forecasts to public and consumers.


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