39 min

Winter Surprises...or Not?! Weather Geeks

    • Natural Sciences

Guest: Tom Niziol, Winter Weather Expert at The Weather Channel. 




Description

The first snowstorm this year for New York City should not have been this memorable. A manageable 6 inches of snow come down in a hurry, but the region was gridlock early on in the event. Was this a forecast fail? A communication calamity? Or pitiful planning? The Weather Channel Winter Weather Expert Tom Niziol has spent decades forecasting and communicating winter weather. He joins us today to talk about this event and the handful of others where winter weather seems to catch cities by surprise. Just what can be done to prevent the situations from happening again?

Guest: Tom Niziol, Winter Weather Expert at The Weather Channel. 




Description

The first snowstorm this year for New York City should not have been this memorable. A manageable 6 inches of snow come down in a hurry, but the region was gridlock early on in the event. Was this a forecast fail? A communication calamity? Or pitiful planning? The Weather Channel Winter Weather Expert Tom Niziol has spent decades forecasting and communicating winter weather. He joins us today to talk about this event and the handful of others where winter weather seems to catch cities by surprise. Just what can be done to prevent the situations from happening again?

39 min