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A 3D-printed weather station
November 30, 2016
Scientists are partnering with Kenyan schools to bring critically needed weather observations to the country.
Hurricane Patricia from space
November 01, 2016
An advanced version of the Weather Research and Forecasting model (WRF-ARW) accurately forecast Hurricane Patricia's rapid intensification when run at a high enough resolution.
U.S. Drought Monitor map showing 2012 drought
October 18, 2016
New research suggests that "flash droughts" — like the one that unexpectedly gripped the Southern Rockies and Midwest in the summer of 2012 — could be predicted months in advance using soil moisture and snowpack data.
Hurricane Matthew simulation by NCAR MPAS model
October 06, 2016
As Hurricane Matthew churns toward the southeastern U.S. coast, NCAR scientists study how well MPAS can predict it.
Congressional briefing on water: inundation map
September 13, 2016
Experts discuss more detailed forecasts of floods, streamflow, and potential drought conditions,

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