February 2, 1999 Meeting

The meeting was held at the National Weather Service Office in Jackson. The guest speaker was Mike Schichtel, forecaster at the Hydrometeorological Prediction Center in Camp Springs, Maryland.

Meeting Minutes

The 2 February 1999 meeting was held at the NWSFO in Jackson. Mike Schichtel, a forecaster at the Hydrometeorological Prediction Center (HPC) of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP), Camp Springs, Maryland, was the guest speaker. Schichtel gave a very interesting and informative talk on medium-range forecasting. The talk included insight into what models HPC uses when preparing their medium-range forecasts and the actual mechanics of forecast preparation and dissemination.

Minutes submitted by Alan Gerard.

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