Wednesday Nite @ the Lab
There’s No Place Like Home: Tornadoes and Derechos in Central North America
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
We will also discuss the dramatic revolution in numerical weather prediction and remote surveillance of the atmosphere that has increased the average tornado warning lead time from under 5 minutes in 1984 to just over 15 minutes currently. I will suggest that the combination of current weather prediction capabilities and remote sensing technologies offers an unprecedented ability to protect the public in the face of these powerful storms. Live videostream at biotech.wisc.edu/webcams.