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news and notes NEWS AN D Notes NOAA Study Seeks to Improve Accuracy of the ground, scientists will release instrumented Winter Weather Forecasts weather balloons from two NSSL mobile laboratories. For people living in and traveling through the Three mobile Doppler weather radars and a stationary mountain regions in the western United States, win- microwave radiometer will be deployed throughout ter weather can be unpredictable. In early February, the northern Utah to map areas of clouds and precipitation. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Weather balloons will be released three to eight (NOAA) began a month-long research project to learn times a day at National Weather Service sites near more about snow and rain in mountain areas with the ul- Boise, Idaho; Grand Junction, Colorado; Salt Lake timate goal of improving future winter weather forecasts. City, Utah; Elko, and Las Vegas, Nevada. These mea- The Intermountain Precipitation Experiment surements will enhance an existing surface observing (IPEX) is a field project designed to improve the un- system known as the Mesowest Cooperative Networks derstanding, analysis, and prediction of precipitation coordinated by the University of Utah. The impact of and precipitation processes in complex terrain. Thirty IPEX will be far-reaching. scientists from several NOAA organizations http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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American Meteorological Society
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NEWS AN D Notes NOAA Study Seeks to Improve Accuracy of the ground, scientists will release instrumented Winter Weather Forecasts weather balloons from two NSSL mobile laboratories. For people living in and traveling through the Three mobile Doppler weather radars and a stationary mountain regions in the western United States, win- microwave radiometer will be deployed throughout ter weather can be unpredictable. In early February, the northern Utah to map areas of clouds and precipitation. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Weather balloons will be released three to eight (NOAA) began a month-long research project to learn times a day at National Weather Service sites near more about snow and rain in mountain areas with the ul- Boise, Idaho; Grand Junction, Colorado; Salt Lake timate goal of improving future winter weather forecasts. City, Utah; Elko, and Las Vegas, Nevada. These mea- The Intermountain Precipitation Experiment surements will enhance an existing surface observing (IPEX) is a field project designed to improve the un- system known as the Mesowest Cooperative Networks derstanding, analysis, and prediction of precipitation coordinated by the University of Utah. The impact of and precipitation processes in complex terrain. Thirty IPEX will be far-reaching. scientists from several NOAA organizations

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Apr 1, 2000

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