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UCAR Congressional Briefing on moving research to industry: image from MPAS model
November 14, 2017
A panel of experts highlighted federally funded scientific advances that enable the growing weather industry to deliver targeted forecasts to consumers and businesses.
climate forecast map, by watershed
November 08, 2017
Water managers and streamflow forecasters can now access bi-weekly, monthly, and seasonal precipitation and temperature forecasts, broken down by individual watershed.
Experts available for hurricane interviews: satellite image of Hurricane Harvey (NASA)
August 25, 2017
The scientists are observing the potentially deadly storm and testing high-resolution computer models.
UCAR-Weather Company partnership - image: MPAS simulation
June 21, 2017
The partnership will leverage the innovative MPAS software platform to advance the accuracy of forecasts with longer lead times.
Offshore turbines
June 09, 2017
Offshore wind turbines built to current standards may not be able to withstand the powerful gusts of a Category 5 hurricane.
The headwaters of the Rio Grande River
May 11, 2017
Since the mid-1980s, the percentage of precipitation that becomes streamflow in the Upper Rio Grande watershed has fallen more steeply than at any point in at least 445 years.

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