New research offers potential to predict atmospheric river activity up to 5 weeks ahead 20 February 2018

New research offers potential to predict atmospheric river activity up to 5 weeks ahead

A new study in the Nature Partner Journal Climate and Atmospheric Science describes a breakthrough in accurately predicting atmospheric river behavior several weeks ahead.

Feb. 26 Webinar: SARP/RISA Project Supports Colorado Water Managers 15 February 2018

Feb. 26 Webinar: SARP/RISA Project Supports Colorado Water Managers

The SARP-funded work improved water utilities' ability to make decisions despite extreme conditions

New NOAA forecast product guides 3- to 4-week temperature and precipitation outlooks 15 February 2018

New NOAA forecast product guides 3- to 4-week temperature and precipitation outlooks

Thanks to a team of scientists led by Nat Johnson, an Associate Research Scholar at NOAA’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL) and the Cooperative Institute for Climate Science at Princeton University, NOAA’s forecasters at the Climate Prediction Center (CPC) now have a new tool that provides week 3-4 guidance for their precipitation outlooks, and even better guidance for their temperature outlooks — all while helping them understand what drives the weather we see several weeks from now. 
 

IRAP FY18 Competition Webinar 8 February 2018

IRAP FY18 Competition Webinar

This Feb. 14 webinar will answer general questions about IRAP proposals
EDEN Webinar: RISA PI Talks Risk Communication 8 February 2018

EDEN Webinar: RISA PI Talks Risk Communication

CISA's Sarah Watson shares risk communication tips to help communities build resilience
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