Students working for the National Severe Storms Laboratory are spending their summers making phone calls to the public affected by severe thunderstorms.
Warning Research News
VORTEX2 research teams made science history by deploying 70 instruments, including 10 mobile radars and at least 30 other vehicles, on a tornadic supercell for the first time.
The NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed (HWT) Experimental Warning Program (EWP) is conducted its 2009 Spring Experiment at the National Weather Center (NWC) in Norman, Oklahoma for six weeks this past Spring.
NSSL’s SMART-R team has deployed a mobile radar near a target burn area each winter to supply real-time close-up radar data during rain eventsA/USGS prototype Debris Flow Warning System experiment.
VORTEX2, the Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment – 2 will focus on answering new questions about how, when, and why tornadoes form, why some thunderstorms produce tornadoes and others do not, the structure of tornadoes, and the relationship of tornadic winds to damage.