The close working relationship between researchers and forecasters
at NSSL/CIMMS/SPC has fostered:
- An increased appreciation by Research Meteorologists of operational constraints
and requirements...and the insight of operational forecasters
- Education of Operational Meteorologists with regard to NWP models, other
research and diagnostic tools, and scientific knowledge
- Migration of useful new products and diagnostic tools from research to
- Improved severe weather forecasts!