An online interactive tool to automatically identify and track convective clusters from satellite and radar data has been developed by a team that includes NSSL researchers.
Tropical Storm Ida gave the Coastal and Inland – Flooding Observation and Warning project (CI-FLOW) team a valuable research opportunity this week to demonstrate, in real-time, the capability to use NSSL’s real-time gridded quantitative precipitation estimates (QPE) in the CI-FLOW river models.
December 1, NSSL’s mobile radar team will begin to collect data with the Shared Mobile Atmospheric Research and Teaching Radar (SMART-R) in southern California to help monitor rainstorms that may trigger dangerous debris flows.
A team of NSSL scientists operated NOAA NSSL’s mobile X-band dual-polarized radar (NO-XP) in Colorado through September 20 to collect data and analyze storm characteristics in the Gunnison river basin.
Students working for the National Severe Storms Laboratory are spending their summers making phone calls to the public affected by severe thunderstorms.