Sunday, June 7, 2015

HWT EFP 2015 & recent past

The 2015 HWT Experimental Forecast Program just ended. We didnt have much opportunity to wander the country like we did in the quiet year of 2014, but it looked amazingly like 2013. Here is a brief comparison:

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Tornado Summit 2015

Today at the Tornado Summit I listened to a number of good talks. The Emergency Management community was well represented by the National Guard, the Healthcare industry, among many others.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Simulated Lake Effect Nov 18

Below is an animated gif of the NSSL-WRF forecast from Nov 18, 2014 at 0000 UTC of the 0-3km Updraft helicity (hourly max) during the Lake effect snow event. 

Saturday, November 22, 2014

What is a test bed?

The formal definition from wikipedia: "A platform for experimentation of large development projects."