NOAA National Weather Service forecasters now have updated training available on demand to help them provide critical information when floods threaten the areas they serve. The NWS Warning Decision Training Division, also known as WDTD, recently updated the Warning Operations Course Flash Flood Track. Warning Operations Courses, or WOCs, are extensions to WDTD’s Radar & […]
Squeezing through the stairwell doorway, a group of six researchers from the National Weather Center alternate walking down the stairs carrying an injured person to safety. Hours before they applied a tourniquet to a coworker and learned other disaster medical operations. The group was not participating in a drill but training to be a Community […]
Several researchers from The University of Oklahoma Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies recently took their meteorological knowledge to the opposite side of the world to help train others in the field. CIMMS researchers with NOAA’s Warning Decision Training Division participated in the International Symposium on Earth-Science Challenges in Kyoto, Japan. They taught a short […]
Upcoming ninth and tenth graders learned this week it requires more than a degree to be a meteorologist. It takes training in new technologies and computer systems. “If you walked in on your first day of work, would you know what to do?” asked Jill Hardy. “You may need some training for your job. That’s […]
Noise emanates from a lab on the fourth floor of the National Weather Center in Norman — 20 plus people are all talking at once, but that’s a good thing. In just four weeks, more than 95 National Weather Service forecasters completed rigorous week-long workshops as part of the Radar & Applications Course, hosted by […]
CIMMS scientists supported the 2016 SOO Development course, a training program for National Weather Service Science and Operations Officers.
CIMMS’ Dale Morris and Alex Zwink, associates with WDTD, traveled to Boulder, Fort Collins, and Kansas City this month to install WES-2.
Eric is a CIMMS Research Associate with the National Weather Service’s Warning Decision Training Division (WDTD). Learn more about him!
CIMMS meteorologists have teamed with the NWS Warning Decision Training Division to train the newest generation of NWS weather forecasters.
In early April, CIMMS scientists with the NOAA/NWS Warning Decision Training Division (WDTD) will be facilitating two workshops for the Oklahoma Weather Lab.