Weather Research

Hurricanes development: satellite image of Tropical Storm Karl in 2010
September 08, 2015
Research may shed light on why some clusters of thunderstorms spin up into tropical storms while others dissipate.
4-panel image compares radar and computer model data
August 26, 2015
Scientists are running several computer models simultaneously to provide more accurate short-term forecasts of heavy rainfall, flash floods.
1,000 years of the North Atlantic Oscillation: Map shows NAO conditions in negative phase
July 08, 2015
The research could move scientists closer toward projecting weather patterns in Europe months to years in advance.
New NWS forecast graphics, shown here, draw on NCAR research.
June 29, 2015
Introduced by the NWS this summer, the graphics draw on research by a team of risk communication experts at NCAR.
Map showing NCAR ensemble forecast with results from 10 members
June 03, 2015
NCAR scientists are generating daily, high-resolution ensemble forecasts for the continental U.S. and making them available online.

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