DUTIES of the
TELEVISION METEOROLOGIST
DURING SEVERE WEATHER

The TV meteorologist is:
-The direct interface with the public
-The conduit of official information

Duties:

    1. Disseminate Official and Non-Official Information

    2. -Pre-warning period
      -Warning period
      -Post-Warning
      -Post-Event
    3. Fine-tune

    4. -Locate the threat within a county
      -Locate "all clear" or "no-threat" areas
      -Specify the type of threat
    5. Clarify

    6. -Why are the sirens sounding?
      -Thunder and lightning in Norwood but No Severe Weather Threat - WHY?
      -Why is the fire department telling us to take cover when you give us an "all clear?"
      -Why is there no all clear immediately after the threat has ended?

    7. Update

    8. -Warning continues but all clear
      -Warning continues west half clear