Meteorologists look to 2011 for lessons on disaster preparedness


BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — Last year brought a lot of extreme weather events: Flood 2011, a record number of tornadoes and severe storms across the country.

From now through Jan. 13, meteorologists from across the country are meeting in Colorado for the latest weather and climate research, looking back at 2011 and preparing for 2012.

Chief meteorologist Jennifer Rukavina is in Breckenridge, Colorado, for the 2012 Glen Gerberg Weather and Climate Summit. Watch the video for a live report from the conference. If you're viewing this page on our mobile app, head to the videos section.