November 20, 1997 Meeting

The meeting was held at the Jackson-Hinds Emergency Operations Center in downtown Jackson. Guest speakers were Jim Butch of the National Weather Service in Jackson, and Larry Fisher of the Jackson-Hinds EOC.

Meeting Minutes

The second regular meeting of the Jackson chapter was held on Thursday, 20 November 1997 at the Jackson-Hinds Emergency Operations Center in downtown Jackson.

After a short business meeting, Chapter President Paul Croft introduced Jim Butch, warnings and preparedness meteorologist at the NWSFO in Jackson, as the speaker. Butch spoke about the NOAA Weather Radio in Mississippi, including two new transmitters at Kosciusko and Cleveland. He also demonstrated the latest hardware, which can be programmed to alarm for a single county or parish. Larry Fisher, Jackson-Hinds Emergency Operations Center director, then spoke about the Candlestick Park tornado, which struck south Jackson on 4 March 1966.

Minutes submitted by Rusty Pfost.

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