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The National Severe Storms Laboratory serves the nation by working to improve the leadtime and accuracy of severe weather warnings and forecasts in order to save lives and reduce property damage. NSSL scientists are committed to their mission to understand the causes of severe weather and explore new ways to use weather information to assist National Weather Service forecasters and federal, university and private sector partners.
At NSSL, our basic and applied research focuses on understanding severe weather processes, developing weather observation technology, and improving forecast tools, with emphasis on:
- WEATHER RADAR
- FORECAST & WARNING IMPROVEMENTS
NSSL News Items
The NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed is once again busy buzzing with activity as researchers kick off the year’s first research activities. From March 12-16, participants will assess a new tool using rapid-updating, high-resolution Probabilistic Hazard Information, known as PHI. HS-PHI is testing an experimental concept for delivering information to the public in a way that simulates how National Weather Service forecasters would use it within their software.
To celebrate Women’s History Month in March NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory is publishing a series of stories highlighting some women working at the lab. Nusrat Yussouf works with Warn-on-Forecast, a research program set to increase tornado, severe thunderstorm and flash flood warning lead times.
To celebrate Women’s History Month in March NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory is publishing a series of stories highlighting some women working at the lab. One Q&A segment will be published each Monday in March. Burkely T. Gallo is a Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies postdoctoral research associate working at NOAA’s National Severe Storms Laboratory.
During the month of February, NSSL will feature some of its longest-serving employees. Those employees will share their favorite experiences through the years, and highlight some of the most significant…