ZAMG Warning Procedures Presented on the Basis of the Late Winter Event from 18th and 19th of April 2017

Competency Framework
WMO Satellite Skills

Presentation 14 in the Warnings Event Week 2017

Length: 22 min

Author: Thomas Turecek (ZAMG)


The presentation is delivered on the basis of the polar air outbreak in mid April 2017 that caused a late winter outbreak in the Alpine area in Austria. Because of that Austrian met service had to reactivate winter maintenance warnings. Thomas Turecek of Austrian Met Service (ZAMG) explains us how did they cope with this event and how are the warnings they issued connected with climatological thresholds for that specific area.


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