NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory Researcher Sean Waugh will collect weather data in the path of Hurricane Harvey Friday to record how the landfalling hurricane changes as it develops. The first major hurricane forecast to…
Category: Warning Research News
Project utilizes radar technology for flood warnings
A new research project is already helping save lives and property with early flood notification after a stream in southern Oklahoma rose 10 feet in one hour. Jonathan J Gourley, research hydrologist with the NOAA…
Researchers evaluating lightning data in Hazardous Weather Testbed
For the first time ever, lightning data from a weather satellite is available and being evaluated in the NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed. Forecasters, researchers, product developers and broadcast journalists are analyzing recently available experimental data…
FLOCAST: Flood Observations – Citizens As Scientists using Technology project
NSSL, CIMMS and University of Oklahoma researchers have launched a new project to collect public observations of flooding that will help improve flash-flood prediction and warning tools in the US.
NSSL scientists heading to Florida to launch balloons into thunderstorms
NSSL scientists will launch instrumented balloons into north Florida thunderstorms as part of an ongoing University of Florida triggered lightning experiment for two weeks beginning July 28.
CI-FLOW total water level system prepared for test by Tropical Storm Andrea
Researchers with the Coastal and Inland Flooding Observation and Warning (CI-FLOW) project are preparing for Tropical Storm Andrea to test their total water level system on Friday in North Carolina.
May 2013 Oklahoma tornado experimental warning products
The experimental Tornado Debris Signature algorithm uses dual-pol radar data to map areas of debris.
Record low estimated tornado counts from May 2012 to April 2013
NSSL tornado climatology expert, Harold Brooks has written a blog post about the remarkable absence of tornado activity during the 12-month period from May 2012 to April 2013.
February 5-7 at the National Weather Center.
CI-FLOW total water level system prepared for test by Hurricane Sandy
Researchers with the Coastal and Inland Flooding Observation and Warning (CI-FLOW; http://nssl.noaa.gov/ciflow) project are preparing for Hurricane Sandy to test their total water level system in North Carolina this weekend.