Yearly Archives: 2017

2017 Award Winners

Congratulations to our 2017 Award Winners, who will be recognized at the NWA Annual Meeting in September! Special Lifetime Achievement Award: Stephen Corfidi For his commitment to public service, unmatched record of operational meteorology research, advancement of convective forecasting through research, mentoring and leadership. Special Lifetime Achievement Award: Joel N. Myers AccuWeather, Inc. For his…
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Short-term Forecasts of Left-Moving Supercells from an Experimental Warn-on-Forecast System

Most research in storm-scale numerical weather prediction has been focused on right-moving supercells as they typically lend themselves to all forms of high-impact weather, including tornadoes. As the dynamics behind splitting updrafts and storm motion have become better understood, differentiating between atmospheric conditions that encourage right- and left-moving supercells has become the subject of increasing…
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Looking to the skies

Looking to the skies -Gail Hartfield, NWA President, August 2017 By the time you read this, our nation will have experienced a once-in-a-lifetime total solar eclipse. The buzz surrounding this event has been astounding. It began well over a year ago when hotels along the path of totality began selling out, and plans for comprehensive…
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