Volunteers within 90 miles of Norman, Oklahoma are invited to document date, time, location and the size of hail through a link online at: http://www.nssl.noaa.gov/projects/hasdex/
March 2009 Issue
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.
Don Burgess, retired NSSL and NWS research meteorologist, now part-time with OU/CIMMS was recently honored by COMET, the Cooperative Program for Operational Meteorology, Education and Training with an induction into the COMET “Hall of Fame.”
NSSL Hydrometeorologist Suzanne Van Cooten is part of a inter-disciplinary and multi-agency team receiving the Department of the Interior Cooperative Conservation Award for the Protection of Aquifer Resources in Oklahoma.
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.