Weather Radar Research and Development

WSR-88D Dual-Polarimetric Algorithm and Application Development; Multi-Function Phased Array Radar (MPAR); Multi-Radar/Multi-Sensor (MRMS) System; Advances in Radar Technology; Warning Decision Support System – Integrated Information (WDSS-II); Spectrum Efficient National Surveillance Radar (SENSR).

Advanced Radar Techniques Team

Doppler Radar and Remote Sensing Research

Phased Array Meteorological Studies

Radar Engineering and Development

Applied Computing for the Meteorological Enterprise

Stormscale and Mesoscale Modeling Research and Development

Numerical and Ensemble Modeling; Data Assimilation; Ensemble Kalman Filter (EnKF) Research; Stormscale, Mesoscale, and Synoptic Processes Associated with Hazardous Weather; Hydrologic Modeling; Storm Electrification and Lightning; Warn-on-Forecast.

Stormscale Hydrometeorology

Satellite Data Assimilation and Microphysics

Testbeds, Assessment and Post-Processing Team

Warn-on-Forecast Process, Data Assimilation and Modeling

Cloud Microphysics Observational and Modeling Studies

Forecast Improvements Research and Development

Hazardous Weather Testbed (HWT) – Experimental Forecasting Program and Experimental Warning Program; Warning Decision-Making Training; Coastal and Inland Flooding Observation and Warning (CI-FLOW).

Stormscale Hydrology

Testbed and Prototype

Decision Support/Communications and Leadership Academy


National Weather Service Operations Proving Ground

Warning Decision Training Division Teams

Transportation Applications

Boundary Layer Processes

Severe Convection Group

National Weather Service Meteorological Development Laboratory

Impacts of Climate Change Related to Extreme Weather Events

Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program (SCIPP); Building Resilience to Environmental Extremes Like Drought.

ARM Program Data Quality Office

Social and Socioeconomic Impacts of High Impact Weather Systems

Warning Process Evolution (Forecasting a Continuum of Environmental Threats – FACETs); Value of Tornado Warnings and Watches; Risk Communication; Evolution of Forecaster Performance; Place-Based Tornado Risk Perception.

Societal Impacts Group