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
The NWSFO in Birmingham, Ala. used an NSSL product to plan surveys of damage caused by the tornadoes yesterday. NSSL’s On Demand is a web-based tool that can be used to help confirm when and where severe weather occurred. Bright reds and yellows show more intense circulations. On Demand uses data gathered and sorted by
In this record-breaking spring tornado season, emergency responders are saving precious hours when they count the most – in the immediate aftermath of a devastating storm.
NSSL has released an image documenting the rotation tracks of the devastating tornadoes on April 27-28. Bright reds and yellows show more intense circulations.
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.