Tag: Issue: March/April 2011

NSSL product captures rotation tracks

NSSL product captures rotation tracks

NSSL’s Warning Decision Support System-Integrated Information (WDSS-II) On Demand can be used to help confirm when and where severe weather occurs. The American Red Cross and local NWS forecast offices have used the product for disaster response and recovery, and damage surveys. This image shows rotation tracks across Arkansas from the Monday, April 25 tornado outbreak.

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New system automatically detects supercell thunderstorms

New system automatically detects supercell thunderstorms

NWS forecasters will be evaluating a new weather-adaptive three-dimensional variational data assimilation (3DVAR) system from NSSL/CIMMS that automatically detects and analyzes supercell thunderstorms during the 2011 Experimental Warning Program in the Hazardous Weather Testbed.

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