Dual-Pol is a new radar technology that is coming into production across the country as all WSR-88D radars are modified and WDT is leading the way in taking advantage of this new data set. One of the ways is our use of additional dual-pol data to remove non-weather radar returns creating a more accurate radar image.
By : David Moran
Posted September 12, 2012 10:30 to Blogosphere
As always this time of year, it begins to get much cooler. However, despite the cooler temperatures, some areas of the country experience a secondary severe weather season. In this blog, I'll explain why this is.
Tropical Storm/Hurricane Isaac caused many difficulties for meteorologists trying to forecast both the path and intensity. In this blog, we'll look at some of the aspects of the forecast that made this forecast particularly difficult.
By : David Moran
Posted August 6, 2012 12:00 to Blogosphere
When most of us think of severe weather, the first place that comes to mind is the Central Plains. With the recent severe weather in the Northeast, I thought I'd look at some of the differences in severe weather development for the Plains and the Northeast.
The Atlantic hurricane season got off to an active start with four named storms by the end of June, and while there is a lull in activity right now, the peak of the season is still ahead of us. In this blog, we'll look at some of the climatology of Atlantic Hurricanes.
The remnants of Tropical Storm Fabio will continue to move northward over the next few days, but there are meteorological features that are influencing the path of these remnants. This blog will look at how these features are affecting the track.
There are two tropical systems currently in the Eastern Pacific. Here is a satellite image from Tuesday morning from iMapPro.
If you've paid attention to the news recently, you've likely heard about the wind storm that affected portions of the eastern US on June 29 and 30. Some reports have used the term derecho to describe this storm. This term isn't a word commonly used so in this blog, derechoes will be described and explained.