If he were to write his autobiography, the title of the book might be “From Gaucho to Cowboy”. Sebastian Torres grew up in Argentina, and earned his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering in his native country. In 1997, he came to the University of Oklahoma, where he attained a Master’s degree in the same field.
He’s been around the National Weather Center since 2007, but you might not know everything he’s been up to! Darrel earned his bachelor’s degree in 2006 from Purdue University. After college, he was outsourced to India (seriously!) before making his way to Norman and and the NOAA National Weather Service’s Warning Decision Training Branch (now
An NSSL/CIMMS and TTU team pushed hard to get lightning products functional for potential severe weather on April 16 and were successful.
Kristin Calhoun (NSSL/CIMMS) will give an invited webinar to National Weather Service meteorologists and hydrologists on April 1, 2015, about current lightning prediction products in research and development at NSSL.
Darrel Kingfield (CIMMS/NSSL) spent two weeks serving as a forecaster and instructor at the European Severe Storms Laboratory (ESSL) 2014 Testbed in Wiener Neustadt, Austria.