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New national water model: Image compares lower resolution of current model to higher resolution of WRF-Hydro
August 16, 2016
NOAA is using an advanced NCAR prediction system as the core of the new National Water Model.
The snow accumulation forecast made by two ensemble members for a January storm
July 01, 2016
NCAR's ensemble forecasting system has become a favorite among professional weather forecasters and atmospheric researchers.
ECEP hurricane damage index: Satellite imagery of Hurricane Ivan
May 18, 2016
NCAR scientists have developed a new index for quantifying a hurricane's ability to cause destruction.
Scientists visualize tornado's winds: still image from animation shows vortices as tubelike structures
May 17, 2016
Scientists use advanced software to visualize details of the powerful storms.
Image of sea surface temperatures that predict a heat wave
March 28, 2016
The formation of a distinct pattern of sea surface temperatures in the middle of the North Pacific Ocean can predict an increased chance of summertime heat waves in the eastern half of the United States up to 50 days in advance.

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