A brewing winter storm was the main topic at the “Map Discussion” on Monday during the last week in January, 2010.
Category: Forecast Research News
NSSL researcher wins honors in AMS Artificial Intelligence competition
NSSL/CIMMS researcher Kim Elmore received second place in the American Meteorological Society Artificial Intelligence Competition.
Storm Tracker tool in development
An online interactive tool to automatically identify and track convective clusters from satellite and radar data has been developed by a team that includes NSSL researchers.
Tropical Storm Ida gives CI-FLOW research opportunity
Tropical Storm Ida gave the Coastal and Inland – Flooding Observation and Warning project (CI-FLOW) team a valuable research opportunity this week to demonstrate, in real-time, the capability to use NSSL’s real-time gridded quantitative precipitation estimates (QPE) in the CI-FLOW river models.
GOES-R Proving Ground Activities at NSSL and SPC kicks off
A new program to extend the use of geostationary satellite data in the operational environment has kicked off this spring in the NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed at the National Weather Center in Norman, Okla.
2009 HWT Spring Experiment: Experimental Forecast Program
The Experimental Forecasting Program (EFP) branch of the NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed conducted its annual 2009 Spring Experiment, organized by the SPC and the National Severe Storms Laboratory, from May 4 through June 5.
NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed 2009 Spring Experiment
Each year dozens of visiting scientists, model developers, faculty members and graduate students from around the world gather for the NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed Spring Experiment.
The Shadow Forecast Program at the NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed
NSSL scientists are shadowing NOAA Storm Prediction Center (SPC) operational forecasters this spring to immerse themselves in the front-line operational and scientific challenges associated with forecasting mesoscale hazardous weather. The program enables NSSL scientists to…
Operational users evaluate new NSSL radar products
An upgrade to the national network of WSR-88D (NEXRAD) weather radars will be completed by 2010. The improvements will include a dual-polarization capability, allowing the radar can transmit pulses in both horizontal and vertical orientations…
NSSL’s new radar “slice and dice” tool helps in storm warnings
NSSL’s prototype Four-Dimensional Stormcell Investigator (FSI), a 3D/4D base radar data display tool, was alpha-tested in three NWS Weather Forecast Offices (WFOs) this summer – Melbourne, Fla., Omaha, Neb., and Huntsville, Ala. FSI is based…