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

Applied Computing for the Meteorological Enterprise

Doppler Radar and Remote Sensing Research

Phased Array Radar and Meteorological Studies

Radar Engineering and Development Team

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.

Cloud Microphysics Observational and Modeling Studies

Forecast Modelling

Observations and Processes

Data Assimilation

Testbeds, Assessment and Post-Processing

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).

Boundary Layer Processes


Decision Support/Communications and Leadership Academy

National Weather Service Operations Proving Ground

Severe Convection Group

Stormscale Hydrometeorology

Stormscale Hydrology

Testbed and Prototype

Transportation Applications

Warning Decision Training Division Teams

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