One of the key aspects of NOAA’s Mission is, “To understand and predict changes in the climate, weather, oceans, and coasts...” with a long-term goal of achieving a, “Weather-ready Nation,” in which society is able to prepare for, and respond to, weather-related events. This objective specifies the need to improve the understanding and prediction of … Continue reading 2019 Hurricane Field Program Plan now available
You can hear the story at https://www.npr.org/2019/05/13/722848172/with-hurricane-season-approaching-researchers-work-to-better-predict-storm-inten.
April’s science meeting consisted of four presentations: Sim Aberson - A Preliminary Look at High-resolution HEDAS analyses of Pre-Sergio (2018) Xuejin Zhang - Development of Moving Nest in FV3GFS Ghassan Alaka - HWRF Verification: Overall Progress & 2018 Highlights Lisa Bucci - Exploring TC Predictability in an OSSE framework Three of the four presentations are … Continue reading HRD Monthly Science Meeting of April 2019
The full paper can be seen at https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/16742834.2019.1568816.
You can read the paper at https://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/MWR-D-18-0345.1
You can read the article at https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-40332-z.
Summary: During each hurricane season, NOAA’s Gulfstream-IV (G-IV) Hurricane Hunter aircraft measures wind, temperature, humidity, and pressure in and around hurricanes threatening the United States. An instrument called the dropwindsonde is released from the G-IV to collect the data as it falls to the ocean surface. The plane currently flies where we expect observations from the … Continue reading Paper on getting the best TC forecasts using NOAA’s G-IV released online in Monthly Weather Review