Tag: WDSS-II

2013 Tech Transfer Award accepted in D.C.

2013 Tech Transfer Award accepted in D.C.

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

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R2O success in Birmingham

R2O success in Birmingham

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

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NSSL product captures rotation tracks

NSSL product captures rotation tracks

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.

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