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 […]
When a tornado threatens a community, NOAA National Weather Service forecasters issue a tornado warning. Local emergency management agencies sound emergency tornado sirens or send out phone alerts. Broadcast meteorologists tell everyone to take shelter. But how does all of this help the public and how does the public respond? This scenario played out in […]
Those witnessing the solar eclipse on Monday may have noticed a drop in temperature while outside. But just how much did the temperature change in Oklahoma, where most of the state experienced about 85 percent of the eclipse. Researchers with The University of Oklahoma Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies and the ARM Climate Research […]
The national weather radar system used throughout the United States by NOAA National Weather Service forecasters to “see” weather across the country is unique because it can be upgraded and modified with the newest capabilities, unlike other systems worldwide. Because of this, and the need to work with experts in radar signal processing for improving […]
The NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed, a joint project of the National Weather Service and the National Severe Storms Laboratory, is buzzing with activity again as the Experimental Warning Program focuses on its second of three years of testing probabilistic hazards with Hazard Services software. The objective is to improve severe weather warnings. During severe storms, […]
Groundbreaking research from CIMMS’ Djordje Mirkovic was published this week in Nature’s Scientific Reports. Learn More.
CIMMS’ Alex Fierro attended the 32nd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Jeff Snyder and Alex Ryzhkov visited NCAS and attended an ACPC workshop at the University of Oxford in April.
CIMMS is pleased to announce the proposal winners for the inaugural CIMMS Director’s Directed Research Fund, with project funding for FY16.
CIMMS scientists will be well represented at the AMS Annual Meeting, which will be held January 10-14, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana.