Session Talk Videos

Welcome Remarks & May 3: Then and Now (6:24)
Mike Foster and Dennis McCarthy, NWS
May 3 Tornado Outbreak Overview (18:22)
David Andra, NWS Norman Forecast Office
May 3: An Historical Perspective (22:58)
Harold Brooks, NSSL Research Meteorologist
Building the National Weather Center (29:57)
Doug Forsyth, NOAA Program Manager for NWC
Session 1: Science and Technology
Rick Smith, NWS Norman Forecast Office, Chair
SPC Operations (16:21)
Joe Schaeffer, Director, Storm Prediction Center
WFO Warning Operations (19:40)
Scott Curl, Forecast Meteorologist, NWS Norman Forecast Office
Radar and Weather Research Contributing to Better Forecasts (17:29)
Don Burgess, Meteorologist, CIMMS
Session 2: Emergency Preparedness and Recovery
Mike Foster, NWS Norman Forecast Office, Chair
KFOR Severe Weather Coverage: Then and Now (28:32)
Mike Morgan, KFOR
Community Preparedness (17:35)
David Van Nostrand, Emergency Manager for Oklahoma County (retired)
Disseminating Warnings (17:35)
Gayland Kitch, Moore Emergency Manager
First Responders (12:09)
Gary Bird, Moore Fire Department Deputy Fire Chief
Session 3: Community and Societal Impacts
Steve Carano, Andy Wallace, KOCO, Chairs
KOCO Severe Weather Coverage: Then and Now (30:45)
Steve Carano, Andy Wallace, KOCO
OK-FIRST (11:56)
Andrew Reader, Oklahoma Climatological Survey
Recovery and Rebuilding Efforts (9:37)
Steven Eddy, City Manager, Moore, Oklahoma
State of Oklahoma Response: Shelters, Etc.
Putnam Reiter, Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management
Session 4: Individual Impacts: The People Speak
Rick Smith, NWS Norman Forecast Office, Chair
Haysville, Kansas Recovery (17:47)
Tim Norton, Former Mayor, Haysville, Kansas
Impact upon Mulhall, Oklahoma (8:53)
Jack McAnally, Mayor, Mulhall, Oklahoma
Emergency Planning Lessons Learned (13:14)
Steve Couch, former Assistant Principal at Central Junior High, Moore, Oklahoma
The Experience of Being a Survivor (9:04)
Amber Murphy, Resident of Bridge Creek, Oklahoma
Wrap-up and Closing Remarks (6:24)
Mike Foster and Dennis McCarthy, NWS