J. Weaver is serving as the NOAA representative on the Project
Impact steering committee. Project Impact is a FEMA funded effort
which provides "seed money" to one city in each state to develop innovative
ideas for disaster mitigation. Weaver's thrust is aimed at getting
FEMA to think of weather forecast information as a potential mitigation
J. Weaver gave a two-hour lecture at the Colorado Springs
campus of the University of Colorado the week of October 12.
The talk was entitled "Recognition of Disaster as a Component of Response,"
and was presented to a class called "Disasters and Society." The
general public was also invited, and several people from the response community
J. Weaver gave a presentation titled "How the Weather Service
knows it's going to flood, and what the public should do when they hear
about it." to a local Kiwanis group. There were about 30 attendees.
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