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Great Lakes Weather 4: Thunderstorm Primer / Creating Your Own Marine Forecast

This final class in GLCC’s four-part Marine Weather Essentials series covers thunderstorms and offers a strategy for preparing your own daily marine forecast.

Whether you are planning a short day excursion or long passage, thunderstorms can quickly ruin an outing. The first half of this class will cover the types of thunderstorms and the dynamics that lead to their formation. You will also learn to use a wide variety of specialized resources that focus on forecasting thunderstorms and severe weather. Applying the skills learned in this section will dramatically reduce your chances of a hair-raising encounter with a thunderstorm.

The second half of this class will introduce a daily forecasting strategy using the resources introduced over the course of the four-part series. Developing a routine and relying on a standard set of products will dramatically improve the accuracy of your marine forecasts.

Available as package

This webinar is also available as part of a webinar package. To register for the package at a discounted rate, and for more information, visit Great Lakes Marine Weather Essentials Four-Part Webinar Series. To register for this webinar as a standalone product, use the Add to Cart button below.
WX00204-i: Great Lakes Weather 4: Thunderstorm Primer / Creating Your Own Marine Forecast
Mark Thornton

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Meet The Instructor

Mark Thornton
Mark is one of the foremost marine weather authorities on the Great Lakes. In addition to teaching weather classes for GLCCSchool, he is also president of LakeErieWX, a company focused on providing marine weather training and forecasting for Great Lakes boaters.