Researchers at SCIPP and three NWS River Forecast Centers (RFC) piloted an online survey that was sent to various state floodplain managers, emergency managers, and broadcast meteorologists in the SCIPP region. This report is based on responses from 70 people who provided information about their oversight on recent flood events.
In the manuscript, Drs. Brown and Keim (SCIPP) and their co-authors highlight the synoptic conditions that caused the February 2021 Arctic Outbreak, place it in a climatological perspective, and recommend how climate services can help reduce the impacts of the freeze events.
This presentation discusses the topic of emergency managers and planners working together as well as how local climate data can be utilized in planning and hazard mitigation efforts in Arkansas. It was presented at a meeting SCIPP held in Bentonville, Arkansas on September 29, 2017.