Tag: Research

Monitoring Lightning Strikes

November 28, 2009 0 Comments
Monitoring Lightning Strikes

The World-Wide Lightning Location Network can monitor about 30% of all lightning strikes around the world.  They currently have 46 monitoring sites that pick up the strikes.  By next year they plan to have 60 and hope to pick up all strikes around the world.  They  believe this will be a great forecast tool for many […]

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TORNADOES..Be Aware…You will be Hunted..

April 6, 2009 0 Comments
TORNADOES..Be Aware…You will be Hunted..

As the severe weather season kicks into gear across the plains, the largest severe weather research team ever assembled is reading to hunt down the seasons most destructive storms.  On May 10th, over 15 organizations will launch VORTEX 2.  According to N.O.A.A., “VORTEX 2 is the largest most ambitious attempt to study tornadoes in history and will […]

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