Summit Agenda

Detailed agenda for Wed Sep 6 for download (PDF)

Detailed agenda for Thu Sep 7 for download (PDF)

Presentation and Workshop Logistics for download (PDF)

Sep 6 (Wed), Morning Session

Meeting of National Weather Service Offices from Billings, Glasgow, Great Falls, Missoula and guests

  • Check in at 7:30 to 8:00 am
  • Topics to be determined by Montana NWS Offices

Sep 6 (Wed), Afternoon Session

Round table discussion with MCO, Montana NWS, and guests

  • Introductions
  • Summary of pertinent items from morning discussion
  • Discussion on collaborative (MCO and NWS) quarterly climate outlook
  • Montana Climate Assessment and NCA4, and related regional assessments
  • Review of climate and whether products utilized in Montana
  • Presentation and review of Montana Mesonet and CoCoRaHS strategy for placing stations
  • Drought and ET products for Montana

Sep 7 (Thu), All Day

Round table discussion with Montana Climate Office, Montana NWS Offices, invited guests, and regional (Federal or federally funded) and national (Federal) representatives.

  • Check in 7:30-8:00 am
  • Introductions
  • Summary of pre-conference questionnaire
  • Summary of September 6th discussion (prior day)
  • Presentation on climate collaborations (Kluck)
  • Agency presentations and facilitated discussion
  • Wrap up and next steps