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Helping the National Weather Service improve its performance

— posted on Dec 20, 2013 11:03 AM

With an increase in the number of deadly and costly severe weather events, the National Weather Service has been seeking to step up its game by providing better information in a timelier manner to communities, states, emergency responders and the public.

The Real Truth About Tornadoes (Op-Ed)

— posted on Dec 04, 2013 10:52 AM

Twisters returned to the national spotlight after a Nov. 17 outbreak viciously tore through 12 states, leaving eight people dead.

William Brune named Fellow of AAAS

— posted on Dec 06, 2013 10:19 AM

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Seven Penn State faculty members have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Endowment established for weather analysis and forecasting

— posted on Nov 22, 2013 04:12 PM

A graduate of meteorology and his wife recently pledged $250,000 to the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences’ Department of Meteorology to support faculty contributions to teaching, research and public service.