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Paper on forecast improvements due to dropsonde data from the Global Hawk aircraft released online in Weather Review

Starting in 2010, the National Aeronautic and Space Administration and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have used the Global Hawk, an unmanned aircraft that can fly at 65,000 feet for 24 hours at a time, to make observations in … Continue reading

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HRD & AOML researchers at 97th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA – 23-27 January 2017

Abstracts and recordings of  the 25 presentations and 6 posters AOML & HRD researchers presented (or were co-authors) at the 97th AMS Annual Meeting are available online from the AMS website: Presentations: Bachir Annane,  B. D. McNoldy, S. M. Leidner, … Continue reading

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Paper on the formation of Hurricane Helene in 2006 published in Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics

  The full text can be found at http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00703-016-0452-2.

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HRD employees recognized at AOML Awards ceremony

At a recent awards ceremony, HRD Director Frank Marks and AOML Deputy Director Molly Beringer presented recognitions to several employees whose service went above-and-beyond during the past year. Bachir Annane was recognized for comprehensive and timely analyses using the OSSE framework … Continue reading

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Paper on the formation of the secondary eyewall of Hurricane Edouard published in Monthly Weather Review

You can read the article at http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/full/10.1175/MWR-D-15-0421.1.

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20th Anniversary of Hurricane Lili

On October 18, 1996, Hurricane Lili slammed into Cuba with over 100 mph (160 km/hr) winds and heavy rains.  The storm, during its life cycle, would leave destruction from Central America to the British Isles. Lili formed from a tropical … Continue reading

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HRD Debrief for missions into Tropical Storm Colin, Hurricane Earl, and Tropical Storm Javier – 18 August 2016

HRD researchers discussed the results from the 5 P-3, and 2 G-IV missions into Tropical Storm Colin (5-6 June 2016), Hurricane Earl (2-3 August 2016), and Tropical Storm Javier (8-9 August 2016). The agenda for the discussion was: Slides from … Continue reading

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Jason Dunion and Rob Rogers discuss hurricane physics in Post-Courier article

HRD’s Jason Dunion and Rob Rogers discuss trying to improve forecasting of hurricane rapid intensification in a Charleston Post and Courier article. http://www.charlestonscene.com/20160730/160739962/hurricane-predictions-getting-hotter  

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Jason Dunion talks with patch.com about the Saharan Air Layer

You can read the article at http://patch.com/us/across-america/saharan-dust-cloud-descends-texas-gulf-coast.

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Jason Dunion talks about the Saharan Air Layer with the Weather Channel

Read the article at https://weather.com/science/weather-explainers/news/saharan-air-layer-african-dust-atlantic-basin.

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