As storms moved across Oklahoma yesterday, the GOES-14 satellite, Multi-function Phased Array Radar (MPAR) and the Oklahoma Lightning Mapping Array (OK-LMA) coordinated data collection for the first time as part of the Super Rapid Scan Experiment.
NSSL’s Harold Brooks posted about “The Tornado “Drought” of 2012 on the U.S. Severe Weather Blog. Read about it here: http://www.norman.noaa.gov/2012/08/the-tornado-drought-of-2012/
NSSL has a ten-year cooperative research venture with the Salt River Project (SRP), an Arizona power and water utility, to develop weather decision support tools for the company’s power dispatch, transmission operations, and water diversion.
Doug Forsyth, Chief of NSSL’s Radar Research and Development Division is retiring at the end of June. We celebrate Doug’s career and his character by reposting this 2008 spotlight story…”Changes in latitudes…Jimmy Buffett goes south, but Doug Forsyth goes north.”
The 2012 Atlantic hurricane season will provide a valuable research opportunity for the Coastal and Inland-Flooding Observation and Warning Project (CI-FLOW).