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.
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
Dave Jorgensen recently accepted the 2013 NOAA Technology Transfer Award on behalf of the NSSL/CIMMS Warning Decision Support System – Integrated Information (WDSS-II) On Demand team. The citation reads: “For leading the development of an on-demand, near real-time, web-based tool for tracking severe weather and hail swaths across the continental US.” The NOAA Technology Transfer
Through June, NSSL is partnering with the Integrated Precipitation and Hydrology EXperiment (IPHEX) to understand warm season precipitation caused by complex terrain in the area, and the relationship between precipitation patterns and hydrologic processes.
In a White House ceremony this morning (April 15, 2014), NSSL/CIMMS scientist Adam Clark received the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).