Researchers and instructors took traditional National Weather Service Forecaster training to the cloud this year, virtually trekking thousands of miles.
A Women’s History Month profile Every NOAA National Weather Service forecaster across the nation travels to Norman, Oklahoma, for professional training with the NWS Warning Decision Training Division. Forecasters receive training on all factors, including the stress involved in issuing warnings for tornadoes, severe thunderstorms and flash floods. Jill Hardy specializes in flash flood warning […]
An in-residence workshop provided by OU CIMMS and NWS WDTD is the only one, and the first, of its kind. The workshop focused on training 122 forecasters, one from each NWS forecasting office, on a new warning software.
University of Oklahoma Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies researchers supporting work at the National Weather Service Warning Decision Training Division hosted a different type of training one Thursday in April. Instead of NWS forecasters flocking to the fourth floor training area at the National Weather Center, students took some time in the forecaster hot […]