Several experiments to improve National Weather Service severe weather warnings will be conducted this spring in the NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed (HWT) as part of the annual Experimental Warning Program.
2014 DoC Gold Medal Erica Kuligowski, Long Phan, Frank Lombardo, Materials and Structural Systems Division, and Dave Jorgensen (NOAA), for their study of building performance, warnings, and human behavior in the investigation of the 2011 Joplin, MO tornado NOAA Distinguished Career Award — NOAA’s Distinguished Career Award honors cumulative career achievement of sustained excellence, rather
A research team from NSSL is leading the NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed – Hydro 2014 (HWT-hydro) project from July 7 – Aug. 1 to evaluate and improve experimental products used by the NOAA National Weather Service to issue flash flood watches and warnings. Participants include NOAA scientists, technology developers, and operational forecasters. HWT-hydro will coordinate
NSSL’s Robert Davies-Jones received the 2010 NOAA Distinguished Career Award for scientific achievements in the application of observations and theory to the understanding of the dynamics of severe convective storms and tornado genesis mechanisms.
Three new videos have been released in the “Bite Sized Science” YouTube series, with two more in the works. Check them out here!