Forecast Research News

International collaboration benefits US, European forecasters

International collaboration benefits US, European forecasters

Weather doesn’t stop at borders. Nowhere is this more clear than in Europe, where two researchers working at the NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory went shoulder to shoulder with researchers…

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Researchers evaluating lightning data in Hazardous Weather Testbed

Researchers evaluating lightning data in Hazardous Weather Testbed

For the first time ever, lightning data from a weather satellite is available and being evaluated in the NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed. Forecasters, researchers, product developers and broadcast journalists are…

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Award winner to present NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed work on improving severe weather forecasts

Award winner to present NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed work on improving severe weather forecasts

NSSL research meteorologist Adam Clark will present his work on improving severe weather forecasts during NOAA Science Days in June. Clark, a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers…

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Field project begins to improve thunderstorm prediction

Field project begins to improve thunderstorm prediction

Today, researchers launched the Mesoscale Predictability EXperiment (MPEX) field project to collect data on pre-storm and post-storm environments in an effort to better predict where and when thunderstorms will form. MPEX runs from May 15 – June 15, and is funded by the National Science Foundation.

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