Wednesday, December 13, 2017
 

NOAA invests $6 million to speed use of new technologies to improve...

Technology transfer initiative focuses on improving severe weather forecasts

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NOAA Research today announced $6 million in funding to get scientific and technological advances from the government and academia to NOAA’s National Weather Service (NWS) more rapidly, improving severe weather and water hazards forecasting.


Climate change increased chances of record rains in Louisiana by at...

NOAA and partners conduct rapid assessment of devastating August rains

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Human-caused climate warming increased the chances of the torrential rains that unleashed devastating floods in south Louisiana in mid August by at least 40 percent, according to a team of NOAA and partner scientists with World Weather Attribution (WWA) who conducted a rapid assessment of the role of climate on the historic heavy rain event. 

A deadly flood that helped improve weather forecasting

A look at progress in 40 years since Colorado's Big Thompson flood of July 31, 1976

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The Big Thompson flood of 1976 was one of three major flash floods during the span of five years in the 1970s that killed more than 450 people across the country -- tragic events that helped spur the modernization of NOAA’s National Weather Service flood forecasting system.

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