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NOAA Research grants support continued tornado research in the Southeast

Tornadic storm over Bentonville

A study of tornadoes in the southeast begins its second year as NOAA Research announces awards of $2.5 million in grants. Scientists from more than 20 organizations are part of VORTEX-Southeast, a program to understand how environmental factors characteristic of the southeastern United States affect the formation, intensity, structure and path of tornadoes in this region.

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CI-FLOW total water level system prepared for test by Tropical Storm

CI-FLOW total water level system prepared for test by Tropical Storm

Researchers with the Coastal and Inland Flooding Observation and Warning (CI-FLOW) project are preparing for Tropical Storm Hermine to test their total water level system in North Carolina. The CI-FLOW system captures the complex interaction between rainfall, river flows, waves, tides and storm surge, and how they impact water levels in coastal North Carolina.

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