DaNa L. Carlis, Ph.D., a research meteorologist and experienced scientific leader, has been named the director of NOAA’s National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) in Norman, Oklahoma. He will join the world’s preeminent research institution for…
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…
Tony Segalés Espinosa says his love of small-scale aircraft began as a kid, flying model aircraft with his dad. Today, that love transfers into engineering drones for severe weather research.
Based on research with SPC forecasters and research with language experts, a researcher recommended a new SPC risk communication scale model in order to improve weather outreach to Spanish-speaking communities.
The Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society is the largest recurring conference in our field. In January 2021, the 101st AMS took place virtually, but that didn’t stop the experimental Warn-on-Forecast System from taking center stage.
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.
Severe weather researchers focus on more than just storms. They also study how people interpret and react to severe weather warnings.
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.