We are sad to announce the National Severe Storms Laboratory’s first director, Dr. Edwin Kessler, passed away recently. Under his leadership, NSSL scientists conducted Doppler radar research that led to the NEXRAD, deployed in the 1990s and still in use today.
NSSL’s highlighted accomplishments in recent years,
Highlights from NSSL’s history between 2000 and 2010.
Highlights from NSSL’s history between 1980 and 2000.
NOAA’s National Severe Storms Laboratory is celebrating 51 years of history. Take a look back at some of the milestones in our first two decades.
NOAA’s National Severe Storms Laboratory celebrated its 50th anniversary in December 2014. Take a look at how we’ve evolved over the years!
We frequently get asked, “how many…” occur each year. One of the most common of those questions involves tornado deaths. Here’s the raw data.