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Weather from WDT / Live Events

by Dax Cochran, on Aug 29, 2018 12:56:30 PM

It is football week here in Oklahoma. To many, this week is the pinnacle of anticipation before your favorite college team, or alma mater plays their first game of the …

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Topics:Live EventsLightningWeatherOps

by Dax Cochran, on Aug 8, 2018 1:52:02 PM

On August 7th, the Phish show at BB&T Pavilion, in Camden, New Jersey, was temporarily disrupted due to lightning strikes within the tolerance of the production team’s weather plan. Having …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScopeLive Events

by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 23, 2018 2:23:30 PM

Many people look at radar images and associate bad weather with the bright colors. Most of the time this would be the correct thing to do. However, sometimes it is …

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Topics:WindThunderstormLive EventsWeatherOpsRadarScope

by Dax Cochran, on Jul 3, 2018 10:08:40 AM

The Event Safety Summit is an annual gathering of safety-minded event organizations and professionals. Having attended each year since its inception, I strongly encourage any of my colleagues or clients …

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Topics:Event SafetyLive Events

by Dax Cochran, on Jun 12, 2018 4:15:25 PM

Are you making the trip out to Dover International Speedway in Delaware for Firefly 2018 this week? We want to make sure you are prepared so that you don’t miss …

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Topics:Live EventsWeatherOps

by Renny Vandewege, on May 21, 2018 2:42:59 PM

WeatherOps is proudly assisting the NCAA Division I Golf Men’s & Women’s Championships at Karsten Creek Golf Club, in Stillwater, Oklahoma from May 16-30. Saturday, May 19th provided one of …

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Topics:WeatherOpsThunderstormLive Events

by Dax Cochran, on May 18, 2018 2:33:37 PM

On Thursday, May 17, the opening party for the 2018 Hangout Music Festival was forced to evacuate due to unsafe weather conditions. The area experienced dangerous lightning, heavy rain, and …

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Topics:WeatherOpsLive Events

by Dax Cochran, on May 14, 2018 12:42:24 PM

Over the past year, I've sought to learn from industry colleagues and clients to achieve a high level of understanding of entertainment weather risk in its current state. I have …

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Topics:Live Events

by Chris Kerr, on Apr 26, 2018 11:53:18 AM

Oklahoma has experienced colder than average temperatures for much of the spring thus far. However, a more typical spring-like pattern will develop over the region the next few days, allowing …

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Topics:WeatherOpsLive Events

by Mike Eilts, on Apr 4, 2018 1:59:06 PM

Every year, stadiums, concerts, speedways, and amusement parks are frequently threatened by cloud-to-ground lightning. These types of venues are incredibly vulnerable to lightning due to the large number of people …

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Topics:WeatherOpsLive EventsEvent SafetyLightning