1. An artist's rendering of a COSMIC-2 satellite.

    Newly released satellite data poised to significantly improve weather forecasts

    As UCAR releases the first data from the newly launched COSMIC-2 satellite system, meteorologists are finding evidence that the detailed observations of the atmosphere will significantly improve short-term weather forecasts.

    • Data,
    • Weather

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  2. UCAR statement on nomination of Neil Jacobs to head NOAA

    Jacobs is an expert in weather forecasting and provided visionary support for EPIC.

    • Government Relations,
    • Weather

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  3. Satellite image of Hurricane Michael approaching Florida

    A new frontier in hurricane observations

    A new type of disposable drone will enable scientists to collect detailed observations of intense hurricane winds that blast just above the ocean surface near the eyewall.

    • Weather

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  4. Fishermen at dusk on Lake Victoria. (Photo by Africraigs.)

    Lifesaving storm warnings for Africa's Lake Victoria

    The HIGHWAY project aims to help the nations in the Lake Victoria Basin disseminate timely forecasts and warnings to those at risk.

    • Weather

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  5. Rain over Beinn Eich, Luss Hills, Scotland

    Scientists predict average late-winter precipitation in Western Europe for the next decade

    In a new study, scientists at NCAR show that the average March precipitation over the next 10 years in Western Europe is predictable using a novel method. The research team also issued a forecast for the coming years.

    • Weather

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