CIMMS researcher follows her passion for science

* Note: This is part of a series of profiles about OU CIMMS employees working at the National Weather Service Training Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Katie Vigil always asks questions and she’s loved science since she was a kid, but it wasn’t until high school when she knew she wanted to be a researcher. […]

Testing technology to improve forecasting ease

Colored satellite images are often used by meteorologists to identify important weather features, but what happens when a forecaster has trouble seeing those colors? Several products allow forecasters to change color contrast and visibility, but one research scientist set out to see how well those tools work. Katie Vigil, Research Scientist with the Cooperative Institute […]

Researcher receives award at NWA annual meeting

A University of Oklahoma Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies researcher was recognized Wednesday at the National Weather Association Annual Meeting during the awards banquet. Stephen Corfidi was recognized with the Special Lifetime Achievement Award for his, “commitment to public service, unmatched record of operational meteorology research, advancement of convective forecasting through research, mentoring and […]