Students participate in forecaster training

Students participating in NWS WDTD training.

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 […]

Better training provides forecasters information for better decision making

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 & […]

Course provides hands-on practice for forecasters to help save lives

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 […]