NSSL will conduct the first experiment to directly compare how forecasters issue warnings based on data provided at current radar update rates, with warnings issued based on faster data updates provided by Phased Array Radar (PAR).
NSSL’s mobile radar team and the Shared Mobile Atmospheric Research and Teaching Radar (SMART-R) have returned to Norman, Okla. following participation in the NOAA/USGS demonstration flash flood and debris flow early warning system project.
A brewing winter storm was the main topic at the “Map Discussion” on Monday during the last week in January, 2010.
NSSL’s mobile radar team and the SMART-R have captured seven heavy rain events in southern California.
NSSL’s mobile radar team and the Shared Mobile Atmospheric Research and Teaching Radar arrived safely at the Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, California at the end of November.
An online interactive tool to automatically identify and track convective clusters from satellite and radar data has been developed by a team that includes NSSL researchers.
Tropical Storm Ida gave the Coastal and Inland – Flooding Observation and Warning project (CI-FLOW) team a valuable research opportunity this week to demonstrate, in real-time, the capability to use NSSL’s real-time gridded quantitative precipitation estimates (QPE) in the CI-FLOW river models.
December 1, NSSL’s mobile radar team will begin to collect data with the Shared Mobile Atmospheric Research and Teaching Radar (SMART-R) in southern California to help monitor rainstorms that may trigger dangerous debris flows.
A team of NSSL scientists operated NOAA NSSL’s mobile X-band dual-polarized radar (NO-XP) in Colorado through September 20 to collect data and analyze storm characteristics in the Gunnison river basin.