The goal of the BFB is to teach students, especially underclassmen, forecasting techniques and strategies to compliment knowledge gained in the classroom. The meetings will be run by Matthew Seymour ('19) and Bruno Rojas ('20). BFB meetings are held every other Tuesday evening at 7PM in Shineman 380 on weeks there is NO meteorology club meeting.

Next BFB Date: Next BFB Topic:
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Links to websites discussed in the BFB, as well as any BFB PowerPoints, are available below. The most recent BFBs are listed at the top:

Date Topic Presentation Links
10/18/2016 Forecast Models Google Slides PPT
9/13/2016 General Forecasting Tips PowerPoint

Previous BFB Presentations

2015-2016 Archive

Date Topic Presentation Links
11/17/15 Teleconnections PowerPoint
11/10/15 Late Season Severe Weather Outbreak PowerPoint
10/27/15 Lake-Effect Snow PowerPoint | HRRR model | Current lake temps: 1 | 2
10/20/15 Mid Latitude Cyclone Development PowerPoint
9/29/15 Tropical Weather PowerPoint
9/8/15 Basic Forecasting Tips PowerPoint

2014-2015 Archive

Date Topic Presentation Links
2/17/15 Northeast Storms PowerPoint | Miller A vs. B | Coastal lows
2/3/15 Winter Forecasting Tips PowerPoint
10/21/14 Lake-Effect Snow PowerPoint | HRRR model | Current lake temps: 1 | 2
10/7/14 Mid Latitude Cyclones PowerPoint
9/23/14 Tropical Weather PowerPoint
9/9/14 Basic Forecasting Tips PowerPoint

2013-2014 Archive

Date Topic Presentation Links
4/1/14 Derechos PowerPoint
3/11/14 Jet Streams and its associated upper-air features PowerPoint
2/25/14 Teleconnections PowerPoint | Current indices | More details
2/11/14 Nor'easters PowerPoint | Miller A vs. B | Coastal lows
11/12/13 Fronts: Their Development and Forecast Techniques PowerPoint
10/29/13 Predicting Lake Effect Snow Storms PowerPoint | HRRR model | Current lake temps: 1 | 2
10/15/13 Mid Latitude Cyclone Development and Forecasting PowerPoint
10/1/13 Tropical Weather PowerPoint
9/17/13 Forecasting Techniques PowerPoint | Bufkit Download | Bufkit data

2011-2012 Archive

Date Topic Presentation Links
4/12/12 Mesoscale Convective Systems PowerPoint | Point forecast soundings
3/29/12 Supercells PowerPoint | Soundings
2/23/12 Winter storm tracks PowerPoint | Miller A vs. B | Coastal lows
2/9/12 Teleconnections PowerPoint | Current indices | More details
11/10/11 Lake-effect snow PowerPoint | HRRR model | Current lake temps: 1 | 2
10/27/11 Winter precipitation type PowerPoint | SPC mesoanalysis | Current obs
10/13/11 Basic forecasting tools PowerPoint | Bufkit Download | Bufkit data