SCIPP Documents

An Assessment of the Climate-Related Needs of Oklahoma Decision Makers

This report is comprised of information from interviews in 2010 and 2011 with twenty-three decision-makers in local, tribal, state, federal, non-profit, and for-profit agencies across Oklahoma.

Changes In Ice Storm Frequency Across The United States

This document describes the frequency and changes of ice storms across the United States in addition to discussing the influences of natural oscillations on ice storms.

Climate Hazard Brochure Series - Winter Weather

While many associate the southern states with drought and extreme heat, the SCIPP region also experiences crippling and severe winter weather. From ice storms that cut off power to thousands to snowstorms that bring transportation to a standstill, the SCIPP region is no exception to winter's fury

Climate Training 3: Weather Hazards & Hazard Climatology

This is the 3rd of 11 climate training presentations. Presentation time suggestion: 60 minutes. File size: 28MB. Author: SCIPP.

Climate Vulnerability Assessment Worksheet

This worksheet was provided in conjunction with Climate Training 8: Climate Vulnerability Assessment Introduction, which is located in the SCIPP Documents section. It was provided during climate training workshops in 2014.

SCIPP Monitor: December 2012

In this issue:

  • Oceanic Oscillations and Ice Storms
  • Temperature and Precipitation Summaries
  • Drought Update

SCIPP Monitor: February 2011

In this issue:

  • Impacts of February Snowstorms Across the SCIPP Region
  • Temperature and Precipitation Summaries
  • Drought Update

Geographic Assessment of Major Disaster Declarations Across the Lower 48 States

This report contains various details of major disaster declarations dating back to 1953 as archived by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. With this, SCIPP undertook a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) study to assess weather-related disaster declarations in an effort to understand where specific hazards have occurred most frequently and when.

SCIPP Monitor: January 2016

In this issue:

  • El Nino's Impacts in Oklahoma Fizzle During January
  • Drought, Temperature, and Precipitation Summaries
  • Punxsutawney Phil has Spoken

SCIPP Monitor: June 2013

In this issue:

  • Ice Storms and Global Atmospheric Circulation
  • Temperature and Precipitation Summaries
  • Drought Update