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Alex’s Aftermath Gene Norman Chief Meteorologist KHOU-TV Houston, TX National Flood Workshop Oct. 25, 2010.

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1 Alex’s Aftermath Gene Norman Chief Meteorologist KHOU-TV Houston, TX National Flood Workshop Oct. 25, 2010

2 Alex’s Aftermath Timeline Meteorological Conditions Coverage and Technology Lessons Learned

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14 Round 1 – July 1, 2010 Moisture surges from Alex are trapped by stalled front along the coast Storms move inland on persistent southeast winds created by pressure gradient Training storms develop over parts of Brazoria County

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17 Sweeny, TX July 1, 2010

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20 Round 2 – July 2, 2010 A left-over moisture axis from the previous day is the genesis for new storms This time the training develops right over the heart of Houston

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25 Coverage Approach Pre-empted programming and went on air at 3:30 pm Monitored rainfall through WeatherBug sensor sites and HC Flood Control site

26 Coverage Approach Communicated via twitter and NWS Chat Trolled Traffic Cameras To Find Flooded Locations

27 Lessons Learned Never Take A Land-falling Storm For Granted Develop A Way To More Clearly Illustrate Flood Threat Locations To Viewers

28 Alex’s Aftermath Questions Or Comments


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