Episode 80

Many of us use some form of social media every day, and when severe weather threatens your city, social media can play a vital role in sharing life-saving information. With so many voices out there, it’s important to know who to trust… Meteorologist Rick Smith, Warning Coordination Meteorologist for the NWS in Norman, OK, is one of those trusted voices. He is widely known for his tireless efforts in using social media to inform and educate the public to further our goal of becoming a “Weather-Ready” nation. We’ll discuss some of the advantages and challenges meteorologists face in the social media landscape and how we can ALL improve as communicators going forward!