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CA-NV DEWS Southern California Winter Status Update - Feb. 9

Event Date & Time

Thursday, February 9, 2017 (All day)
Pacific Time
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, La Jolla, CA

flyer showing precipitation map, drought monitor map of CANIDIS and the California-Nevada Climate Applications Program (CNAP), a NOAA RISA team, presented the California-Nevada Drought Early Warning System Southern California Winter Status Update, 9:00 a.m to 3:30 p.m. at Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, CA.
This Winter Status Update discussed recent storms and improving drought conditions and model forecasts for the spring and beyond, as well as other relevant science and tool updates. The meeting was oriented towards stakeholders and decision makers in the Southern California region.
Additional contributors include the Western Regional Climate Center (WRCC), National Weather Service (NWS), the Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes (CW3E), Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR).

For information contact Amanda Sheffield, CNAP/Scripps Institution of Oceanography (



Welcoming Remarks & CA-NV DEWS Update – Amanda Sheffield (SIO)

California Drought & Climate Update – Dan McEvoy (WRCC, DRI)

Recent Atmospheric Rivers & the Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes (CW3E) – F. Martin Ralph (SIO, CW3E)

January Winter Storm Impacts – Alex Tardy (NWS)

California Drought & Climate Outlook – Amanda Sheffield (SIO)

North American Multi-Model Ensemble (NMME) Based Outlook and Sub-seasonal Forecast Products – Shraddhanand Shukla (UCSB)


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