Flash flooding — the rapid rise of water in a normally dry area — is mostly related to excessive rainfall resulting in significant groundwater runoff and quick rises in waterways. NOAA National Weather Service forecasters rely on accurate quantitative precipitation estimations.
Collaboration is a fundamental aspect of research at NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory and recently a group from Taiwan’s Central Weather Bureau and Soil and Water Conservation Bureau visited the lab in Norman, Oklahoma. The…
NSSL has partnered with NOAA’s National Weather Service and the Federal Aviation Administration to develop new tools to improve aviation forecasts.
Jian Zhang is the Team Leader of WRDD’s Storm-Scale HydroMET Applications Research & Development Group. Learn more.
This paper provides a comprehensive description of the initial operating capabilities of the MRMS QPE system.
This is the first paper to comprehensively evaluate the MRMS rain-snow product using mPING crowd-sourced observations.
Summary of the initial operating capabilities of the MRMS-Severe Weather applications and 3D radar mosaicking capability.
NSSL researchers made the first direct comparisons of MRMS Q3 radar only precipitation estimates with Dual Pol and NCEP Stage II estimates.
Multi-Radar Multi-Sensor (MRMS) Quantitative Precipitation Estimation: Initial Operating Capabilities. Authors: Zhang, J., Howard, K., Langston, C., Kaney, B., Qi, Y., Tang, L., Grams, H., Wang, Y., Cocks, S., Martinaitis,…
One of the highest awards presented within NOAA will be awarded to the NSSL team that developed Multi-Radar Multi-Sensor, a system that helps forecasters manage the flood of weather data available to them. Under Secretary…