Hurricane Season is approaching!

With the start of the 2018 hurricane season less than two weeks away, HRD and AOML employees have been engaging in several outreach opportunities to promote hurricane preparedness and enhance public understanding of the role of research in improving hurricane forecasts. From May 10th to the 12th, NOAA's AOML, Southeast Fisheries Science Center, and Miami … Continue reading Hurricane Season is approaching!

25th Anniversary of Hurricane Andrew striking South Florida

In the early morning hours of August 24, 1992, Category-Five Hurricane Andrew roared across southern Florida leaving behind a trail of devastation that stunned the nation.  Andrew was the first hurricane of this ferocity to hit the continental United States since Hurricane Camille in 1969, and repercussions of its landfall were felt in the world … Continue reading 25th Anniversary of Hurricane Andrew striking South Florida

2017 Hurricane Awareness Tour

On Friday, May 12th, the 2017 Hurricane Awareness Tour wrapped up its week-long swing along the East Coast at the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Miami.  The Opa Locka airport facility hosted NOAA42 "Kermit" as well as two U.S. Air Force Reserve's C-130s, from the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron "Hurricane Hunters."  Tours of the aircraft … Continue reading 2017 Hurricane Awareness Tour

Greater Miami AMS Chapter & HRD seminar – Neal Dorst, Robert Rogers, and Chris Landsea (NHC), 18 May 2016

The Greater Miami Chapter of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) and HRD hosted a meeting to celebrate Hurricane Preparedness Week with several presentations including: Mr. Neal Dorst (AOML/HRD) – "60 Year History of the Hurricane Research"; Dr. Rob Rogers (AOML/HRD) – "NOAA's HRD Advancing Tropical Cyclone Research and Prediction using Aircraft Observations"; and Dr. Chris Landsea (NHC) – … Continue reading Greater Miami AMS Chapter & HRD seminar – Neal Dorst, Robert Rogers, and Chris Landsea (NHC), 18 May 2016

HRD researchers attend National Hurricane Conference, Orlando, FL, 21-22 March 2016

Neal Dorst and Dr. Robert Rogers gave presentations at a special Hurricane History session on "60 year history of the Hurricane Research Division Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory" and "NOAA’s Hurricane Research Division: Advancing Tropical Cyclone Research and Prediction Using Aircraft Observations", respectively at the 2016 National Hurricane Conference held at the Orlando Hilton. Their … Continue reading HRD researchers attend National Hurricane Conference, Orlando, FL, 21-22 March 2016