When COVID hit in March 2020, the future of the NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed became unclear. In-person collaboration was off the table. With everyone working from home, could the Spring Experiment survive?
It’s severe weather season and researchers at the NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory are busy taking instruments to the storms, collecting experimental radar data, and collaborating with partners in the NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed to…
Starting today, researchers, modelers and forecasters from around the world will work together in a simulated operational forecasting environment to improve severe weather forecasts and warnings during the 2012 NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed Spring Experiment.
A new outreach video about the NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed Spring Experiment was just released on YouTube. Created with a video game theme, the video opens with “Top weather minds unite in the quest for a better forecast.”
NSSL scientists are preparing to host dozens of researchers, modelers and forecasters from around the world to work side-by-side on improving severe weather forecasts and warnings.
The cornerstone of the testbed is the annual NOAA HWT Spring Experiment that attracts 50-60 researchers and forecasters to Norman each year.