NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed starts with HS-PHI experiment

The NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed is once again busy buzzing with activity as researchers kick off the year’s first research activities. From March 12-16, participants will assess a new tool using rapid-updating, high-resolution Probabilistic Hazard Information, known as PHI. HS-PHI is testing an experimental concept for delivering information to the public in a way that simulates how National Weather Service forecasters would use it within their software.

Information analysis: social science adds needed piece to the weather puzzle

Increasing our knowledge of severe storms and improving the tools used to forecast them has been the singular mission of the NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory since it was formed more than 50 years ago…