1. Weather forecasting for drones: Quadcopter drone with camera

    Drones need aviation forecasts, too

    NCAR, long a trusted provider of critical weather information to the aviation industry, is beginning to lend its expertise to the UAS community as well.

    • Weather

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  2. Upper-atmospheric wave pattern linked to California droughts, floods: detail of wavenumber-5 pattern

    Scientists link recent California droughts and floods to distinctive atmospheric waves

    The crippling wintertime droughts that struck California from 2013 to 2015, as well as this year's unusually wet California winter, appear to be associated with the same phenomenon: a distinctive wave pattern that emerges in the upper atmosphere and circles the globe.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  3. Satellite imagery as Superstorm Sandy makes landfall

    UCAR praises passage of Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act

    Legislation marks major step toward bolstering U.S. resilience to severe weather events.

    • Weather

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  4. American Meteorological Society logo

    UCAR/NCAR statement on the passing of Matthew J. Parker

    The president of the American Meteorological Society advocated for a more diverse and inclusive weather enterprise.

    • Weather

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  5. An ICAR model simulation of Colorado

    High-resolution regional modeling (no supercomputer needed)

    The Intermediate Complexity Atmospheric Research Model (ICAR) gives researchers increased accuracy using only a tiny fraction of the computing resources.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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