October 20, 2007
National Weather Festival - Norman, OK
October 4, 2004
National Severe Storms Laboratory
August 25, 2004
Evening pictures from the NSSL
I got out of class and saw this storm to the south. It looked
like a great photo-op from the NSSL.
September 29, 2002
KTLX - Oklahoma City's WSR-88D radar, southwest of the city.
October 15, 2001
Dust Storm hit the University of Oklahoma
A pretty strong cold front moved through
and brought with it a fair amount of dust.
from the 14th floor of the Sarkey's Energy Center.
November 4, 1999
storms today, so spent goofing off in and around one of the DOW
Stormtrack party - July 10, 2004
Stormtrack party -
March 26, 2004
National Severe Weather Workshop 2003
What Was Learned at LaPlata, MD
Tim Marshall, P.E.
Tim showed us how the Fujita scale had been misinterpreted
and that most of the damage was actually F0 and F1, not the F4 as was reported
by the media and local authorities in Maryland. He had photos of houses
completely off their foundation, but with intact windows and minimal shingle
Phased Array Radar
Director, Radar Research and Development Division
NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory
We found out about the status of the project, and what to
expect when it's done. Primarily, cutting the radar scan time from Nexrad's 6
minutes down to 1 minute. Warning times should significantly increase, and new
areas of research should become available. More information at
DOW Data From May 3, 1999
Dr. Josh Wurman
Associate Professor of Meteorology
School of Meteorology
University of Oklahoma
New Ideas About the Rear-Flank Downdraft
Dr. Paul Markowski
Department of Meteorology
Pennsylvania State University
I went out to North Campus after the conference to visit the
Phased Array Radar under construction.
Here I'm pretending to be forecasting with my group from the Oklahoma
Weather Lab in the fall of 2001.