Tag: NWS

Impacts of Phased Array Radar Data on Forecaster Performance during Severe Hail and Wind Events

Early online release 1/13/15 Journal: Weather and Forecasting Impacts of Phased Array Radar Data on Forecaster Performance during Severe Hail and Wind Events Katie A. Bowden, Pamela L. Heinselman, Darrel M. Kingfield, and Rick P. Thomas Summary:  Twelve National Weather Service (NWS) forecasters participated in the Phased Array Innovative Sensing Experiment (PARISE) 2013 and were

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Tornado Warning Decisions Using Phased Array Radar Data

Weather and Forecasting: Early Online Release Tornado Warning Decisions Using Phased Array Radar Data Authors:  Pamela Heinselman, Daphne LaDue, Darrel M. Kingfield, and Robert Hoffman The 2012 Phased Array Radar Innovative Sensing Experiment identified how rapidly scanned full-volumetric data captured known mesoscale processes and impacted tornado-warning lead time. Twelve forecasters from nine National Weather Service

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Multiple-Radar Multiple Sensor system developed at NSSL goes into NWS operations

Multiple-Radar Multiple Sensor system developed at NSSL goes into NWS operations

Weather forecasters rely on an incredibly large amount of information when they make forecasts and issue warnings. A new system, activated by NOAA’s National Weather Service last week, quickly harnesses the tremendous amount of weather data from multiple sources, intelligently integrates the information, and provides a detailed picture of the current weather. The Multiple Radar

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