Arthur Witt


Phased Array Radar & Meteorological Analysis Studies Team (PAMST)

Job Title:Meteorologist


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Phone:(405) 325-6573

Arthur is a research meteorologist in the Phased Array Radar and Meteorological Analysis Studies Team. His primary areas of research include radar-based identification of large hail and algorithm development and testing for the WSR-88D.

Degree (Ph.D, M.S, B.A, etc.) Major Subject University or College Name Year (YYYY) (optional)
M.S. Meteorology University of Oklahoma 1984
B.S. Atmospheric Science University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee 1981
Research Interests
  • Hail and hailstorms
  • Radar algorithm development and testing
  • Phased Array Radar
Selected Publications

Witt, A.D. W. BurgessA. SeimonJ. T. AllenJ. C. SnyderH. B. Bluestein2018Rapid-Scan Radar Observations of an Oklahoma Tornadic Hailstorm Producing Giant HailWeather and Forecasting331263–1282, doi:10.1175/WAF-D-18-0003.1

Witt, A.M. D. EiltsG. J. StumpfJ. T. JohnsonE. D. MitchellK. W. Thomas1998An enhanced hail detection algorithm for the WSR-88DWeather and Forecasting13(2)286–303.

Witt, A.M. D. EiltsG. J. StumpfE. D. MitchellJ. T. JohnsonK. W. Thomas1998Evaluating the performance of WSR-88D severe storm detection algorithmsWeather and Forecasting13(2)513–518.

Marzban, C.A. Witt2001A Bayesian neural network for severe-hail size predictionWeather and Forecasting16600–610.

Brooks, H. E.A. WittM. D. Eilts1997Verification of public weather forecasts available via the mediaBulletin of the American Meteorological Society772167–2177.

Witt, A.S. P. Nelson1991The use of single-Doppler radar for estimating maximum hailstone sizeJournal of Applied Meteorology30425–431, doi:10.1175/1520-0450(1991)030<0425:TUOSDR>2.0.CO;2