Imagine you’re asked to figure out how one of the most complex systems on planet Earth works. Where would you start?
This winter has brought multiple rounds of devastating severe weather to the southeastern U.S., with more than 200 reported tornadoes and 14 fatalities. To better understand the deadly storms in this region, scientists will conduct research as they travel through seven states in the second year of one of the largest and most comprehensive severe storm field projects to date.
Kimberly Hoogewind is a research scientist at the Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIMMS) at the University of Oklahoma, working in affiliation with the
A new model named SPOTer (Seasonal Probabilistic Outlook for Tornadoes) shows promise in predicting active seasons 1-2 months in advance.