Scientists have re-examined the March 18, 1925 Tri-State Tornado was unusually severe, killing 695 people while it was on the ground for a record 219 miles crossing parts of Missouri, Illinois and Indiana.
Talks and Articles
The National Weather Center will host renowned physicist Dr. Francis Slakey, Associate Director of Public Affairs at the American Physical Society, at 4 p.m. April 23 in Room 1313.
“Tornado path length forecasts from 2010 – 2011 using ensemble updraft helicity,” and “A Unified Flash Flood Database over the US”
The National Weather Radar Testbed Phased Array Radar in Norman, Oklahoma scanned a strong line of thunderstorms as it produced damaging wind events across central Oklahoma.
NSSL staff are preparing to receive honors and present recent research at the 2012 American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting in New Orleans, La., Jan. 21-26. NSSL storm electricity expert Don MacGorman has been elected an AMS Fellow and will be honored at the meeting. The NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed Team, including NSSL’s Mike Coniglio