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 a severe thunderstorm case. A video of the storm of interest is used during the warning decision making process. Data fusion techniques are utilized to learn how to blend video or pictures with all other available data which can be applied to short-term forecast and warning operations of severe thunderstorms.
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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