Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Scientists Gathering for Weather Convention.(Metropolitan)

Byline: John Fleck Journal Staff Writer

* Meteorological meeting spotlights the latest forecasting technology and research

Some 2,000 weather scientists and forecasters will gather today in Albuquerque for a weeklong meeting on the latest research and technologies in their field.

They will talk about how to make their forecasts more accurate, both when trying to predict the arrival of the next storm and when trying to figure out whether next winter will be wet or dry.

The meeting of the American Meteorological Society, at the Albuquerque Convention Center, is the annual get-together where scientists show off their newest research and working forecasters learn state-of-the-art techniques. …

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