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This paper reports elucidates three-dimensional features thought to play an important role in creating and maintaining the tornado vortex.
Tornadoes will be the target as researchers spend two months in northern Alabama collecting data during VORTEX-SE.
VORTEX2 was the largest tornado research project in history, logging more than 25,000 miles per vehicle in 2010!
The VORTEX project in the mid-1990s revolutionized tornado research and forecasting.
Weather and Forecasting: Early Online Release Tornado Warning Decisions Using Phased Array Radar Data Authors: Pamela Heinselman, Daphne LaDue, Darrel M. Kingfield, and Robert Hoffman The 2012 Phased Array Radar…
Are tornadoes increasing? Not really, the number has remained relatively constant. What is changing is that there are fewer days with tornadoes each year, but on those days there are…
May 24, 2013, is the 40th anniversary of the Union City, Okla., tornadic storm.
On both May 19 and May 20, 2013, NSSL researchers collected data on storms that produced tornadoes using both the NWRT Phased Array Radar (PAR), and the mobile dual-polarized radar.
Scientists have re-examined the March 18, 1925 Tri-State Tornado was unusually severe, killing 695 people while it was on the ground for a record 219 miles crossing parts of Missouri, Illinois and Indiana.