This training session will build on data fusion methodologies from the Data Fusion section of the WOC Severe Course (updated in FY21). We will apply these data fusion concepts to the particularly challenging scenario of low-topped severe thunderstorms. Two case studies are presented, the primary learning objective is to examine how the four data fusion considerations manifested themselves in these cases. The motivation for doing this is to strive for a proactive approach to severe weather warnings rather than being reactive.
NOAA/NWS students – to begin the training, use the web-based video, YouTube video, or audio playback options below (if present for this session). Certificates of completion for NOAA/NWS employees can be obtained by accessing the session via the Commerce Learning Center.
The Data Fusion section of the WOC Severe Track is a prerequisite to this training. Under the Data Fusion section, see the two “Practice and Applications from Multiple Data Sources” training sessions.
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