- Chris Hebert, Manager - TropicsWatch ImpactWeather, Inc.
- Lance Wood, Science and Operations Officer NWS Houston/Galveston
- Topic: "Analysis of the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season"
- Dinner: 6:00
- AMS Meeting: 6:45 pm
- Location: Las Haciendas (map)
- 12933 Gulf Freeway, Houston, TX 77034
- Phone: 281-484-6888
With a B.S. in Meteorology from Texas A&M University and 34 years of forecasting experience, Chris is ImpactWeather’s lead hurricane meteorologist and manager of the TropicsWatch team.
His duties at ImpactWeather, Inc. include leading the hurricane team year-round. During the winter months, Chris manages product development and assists with winter storm and marine fog predictions. One of his main duties during the spring is traveling the country to speak about hurricanes at conventions, seminars and corporate meetings. Topics typically include hurricane preparedness, hurricane forecasting, ImpactWeather’s Hurricane Timeline Tools and outlooks for the upcoming hurricane seasons.
Lance is currently the Science and Operations Officer at the National Weather Service (NWS) office in League City, TX. Prior to this position, he was a senior forecaster at the League City office. He began his career with the NWS in El Paso, TX, in 1994. Lance became a forecaster at the NWS Lake Charles, LA, office in 1995, before coming to the Houston/Galveston area in 1998. He also has experience as a trade floor meteorologist with Duke Energy. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University; receiving both a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Meteorology.