Part of being prepared for severe weather season is understanding the terms that meteorologists use to communicate our severe weather risk levels. Watches, warnings, and risk categories can be confusing if you don’t know what they mean.
The goal: Discovering just how tornadoes are formed using a combination of drones and ground-based data collection units. That research project happening right here in Nebraska, and it might help revolutionize early tornado detection forecasting.
Preparing for severe weather begins days in advance. Our meteorologists follow a process when forecasting outlooks and warnings. Insight on important terminology can help you better understand the possible outcomes.