High atop the Greenland Ice Sheet, cloudy skies portend warmer temperatures and higher winds. These clouds alter the surface energy budget, diminish the strong near-surface atmospheric stability, and precipitate ice crystal to the surface.
NSSL and collaborators will leverage new technology including dual-polarized radar observations and a precipitation reporting mobile device app to improve forecasts of winter weather during February and March.
February 5-7 at the National Weather Center.
“Tornado path length forecasts from 2010 – 2011 using ensemble updraft helicity,” and “A Unified Flash Flood Database over the US”
The NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory has just launched a completely redesigned website to showcase NSSL’s leadership and success in severe weather research.
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.
Dr. Jonathan .J. Gourley, NSSL research hydrometeorologist has received a 2013 AMS Editor’s Award for his “insightful, timely and thorough” reviews for the Journal of Hydrometeorology. Congratulations!
NSSL’s website has been updated with a new look and fresh content. Check it out at nssl.noaa.gov!