The objective of this training is to learn how to utilize GOES-R era imagery in combination with other observational data (i.e., surface observations) for air mass and boundary identification during severe weather events. This covers the time period from the pre-storm environment and continuing into the warning decision making period.
This training session consists of a core section (listed under the “Training Session Options” section below and additional optional short training videos listed in the “References/Additional Links” section below. Optional short training videos consist of additional cases to cover different types of events affecting a variety of geographic locations, new cases will be added in this section.
NOAA/NWS students – to begin the training, use the web-based video, YouTube video, or audio playback options below (if present for this session). Certificates of completion for NOAA/NWS employees can be obtained by accessing the session via the Commerce Learn Center
There are no prerequisites