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Aviation safety: Microburst looms near Denver's Stapleton International Airport, July 6, 1984
April 01, 2014
It takes a sharp eye to find something positive in the wreckage of the worst swarm of U.S. tornadoes on record: the 1974 Jumbo Outbreak. Millions of Americans are safer in the air because of Fujita's subsequent analysis of microbursts and tools developed by NCAR and collaborators.
Winter driving on I-84 at Meacham Hill, Oregon
December 17, 2013
Three states are deploying snowplows this winter with custom-designed sensors to better monitor weather and road conditions.
gravity waves
January 16, 2013
New research points to gravity waves, which ripple unseen through the atmosphere, as the culprit in many cases of clear-air turbulence. If those waves can be forecast, the research suggests that planes in many cases could be rerouted around them.

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