New data product offers a more complete picture of storms

Researchers are excited to announce the release of a new, extensive data product that combines a multitude of data sources to help researchers, forecasters, and weather enthusiasts. The Multi-Year Reanalysis of Remotely Sensed Storms Project, or MYRORSS combines individual radar data with other sources, like weather models and lightning data, for a more complete picture […]

Researchers study lower atmosphere to answer remaining questions

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While scientists have learned a lot about our planet, questions remain about the lowest part of the atmosphere where we live. Researchers at the NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory are looking for answers. Utilizing a series of instruments located in a mobile research unit, researchers are analyzing data gathered by those tools to improve severe […]

CIMMS announces award recipients

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The University of Oklahoma Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies has announced the recipients of its second annual CIMMS awards. The three awards are for Outstanding Publication, Outstanding Achievement in Research or Research Support by an Individual or Team, and Outstanding Achievement in Outreach, Education, or Service by an Individual or Team. The award for […]

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OU SMART Radar Team to Intercept Hurricane Laura

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The University of Oklahoma’s Shared Mobile Atmospheric Research and Teaching (SMART) radar team is deploying two mobile weather radars to the northern Gulf Coast to study the landfall of what is expected to become Hurricane Laura. The project is sponsored by the National Institute for Standards and Technology as part of their National Windstorm Research […]