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September 16, 2020

NOAA-NWS meteorologist Tanja Fransen to speak at virtual FORTCAST event

Wildfire smoke and community preparedness for extreme weather are relevant and timely topics. Tanja Fransen of NOAA-NWS Glasgow, Montana, will address these and other subjects at FORTCAST’s virtual What’s Brewing in Weather & Science talk Tuesday, Sept. 22.

With 26 years of experience working for the National Weather Service, Fransen is the meteorologist-in-charge at NOAA-NWS Glasgow. She helped start the NWS Mentoring Program and has served on the AMS Council. Her work has been recognized and awarded by members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

Fransen will present “Weather Ready Nation and Wildfire Smoke Intrusions, AND Anything Else you Have on Your Mind” 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22, followed by a Q-and-A session. Meeting link to come.

FORTCAST is a local chapter of the American Meteorological Society (AMS). Contact with questions.