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The weather community lost a caring innovator and leader this month when retired NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory employee Doug Forsyth passed away.
Researchers from NOAA NSSL and the University of Oklahoma traveled to the Texas-Louisiana border near the Gulf of Mexico to collect data during the landfall of Hurricane Laura.
A NSSL founder and instrumental leader of early Doppler radar development has passed away. Kenneth Wilk helped establish NSSL’s reputation as the leading federal laboratory focused on weather radar.
A member of the meteorology community, Leslie “Les” Lemon, passed away in late May. Lemon was an eminent radar meteorologist during his career and saw it as his mission to aid forecasters.
Every spring, researchers and forecasters have come together in the NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed but this year they’re trying something new.
Researchers constantly study new ways to help weather forecasters utilize the vast amount of data provided by the nation’s Doppler radar network.
A collaborative leader in the meteorological community and expert in weather modeling is returning to NOAA’s National Severe Storms Laboratory in Norman, Oklahoma, as its new director. John “Jack” Kain starts in this new position…
The weather community mourns the loss of leader and luminary Jeff Kimpel, who passed away Saturday morning. He was the NSSL director for 13 years.
Throughout February, researchers are testing technologies to allow warnings to follow storms continuously in NOAA’s Hazardous Weather Testbed.