The NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL), in partnership with the University of Oklahoma and has launched an app where users can anonymously report precipitation from their iPhone or Android through the “mobile Precipitation Identification Near the Ground “mPING” app.
NSSL hosted a booth at the OU GIS Day event at the National Weather Center in Norman, Okla. on November 14, 2012.
The free, public and very popular National Weather Festival will be held Saturday, November 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the National Weather Center.
NOAA Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research and the NOAA National Weather Service awarded funding for four, two-year projects to improve the way potentially life-saving weather warnings reach those who need them.
NSSL’s Harold Brooks posted about “The Tornado “Drought” of 2012 on the U.S. Severe Weather Blog. Read about it here: http://www.norman.noaa.gov/2012/08/the-tornado-drought-of-2012/
A team of scientists including NSSL’s Bob Rabin introduced North Slope Alaska Native students from Barrow, Alaska, and other small villages to weather and climate science through two STEM courses recently.
NSSL’s mobile mesonet was on display for the third year at the Apache Tribe Environmental Camp, held annually near Apache or Fort Cobb Okla., about one hour southwest of Oklahoma City.
NSSL’s Dave Rust, Sean Waugh, and Susan Cobb spent two weeks at the San Francisco Exploratorium science museum as part of a NOAA Education grant to introduce staff and visitors to weather science.
National experts from across the country met on the University of Oklahoma campus Dec. 13-15 to help America better prepare for and survive extreme weather.
More than 3,000 people crowded the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La. for the American Meteorological Society’s “WeatherFest” on January 22, 2012.