Lake Tahoe Operation Sierra Storm Meteorologist Conference Keynote Speaker Al Roker

Al Roker of NBC’s Today Show fame, discusses his passion, interest and concerns about climate change, as well as his storied career as keynote speaker at Operation Sierra Storm, the annual television meteorologists’ conference at Lake Tahoe. As head of the NBC Climate unit, Roker has traveled the globe witnessing and reporting on the drastic effects of climate change. From his “Climate Conversations,” breaking down climate topics for kids to his hard-hitting coverage, Roker has been a leader is keeping news of the topic at the forefront of American discussion.

Operation Sierra Storm, a leading national weather conference, Jan. 24-27, 2021, is a cutting-edge meteorological forum and seminar for network television meteorologists from around the country. OSS features leading scientists and experts discussing newsworthy weather and science topics, and provides ongoing education, networking, and live broadcast opportunities. The conference reinforces South Lake Tahoe’s reputation as a leading winter destination through online, print, digital and TV outlets in major markets.

Presented by the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority & Tahoe Douglas Visitors Authority with support from Heavenly Mountain Resort, Harrah’s & Harveys Lake Tahoe, Edgewood Tahoe, Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe, MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, Tahoe Fund.

Lake Tahoe Operation Sierra Storm Meteorologist Conference Climate Change Panel Presentation

Climate Change Panel Presentations: Latest Information, Impacts and Potential Solutions. January 25, 2021

Daniel Swain, Climate Scientist, UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability
Michael Anderson, Ph.D. P.E. State Climatologist, Senior Engineer, Water Resources
Dorian Fougères, Ph.D., acting Deputy Director for the California Tahoe Conservancy
Moderator: Rob Mayeda, Meteorologist KNTV – NBC San Jose/Bay Area

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Tahoe’s annual Operation Sierra Storm, TV broadcast weather conference, welcomes virtually from Hard Rock Lake Tahoe showroom two presentations on Monday, Jan. 25 starting at 8 a.m. to discuss Climate Change with a panel as experts from UCLA, California Department of Water Resources and California Tahoe Conservancy followed by keynote presentation with Al Roker from the Today Show. Join and engage with Facebook Live via the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority’s page. #OSSTahoe.

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