Tag Weather

Online tool accesses Wisconsin winter driving conditions, airport delays

February 12, 2007

PDA users can quickly assess conditions on major roads in Wisconsin during a blizzard using the University of Wisconsin–Madison's PDA Animated Weather, or PAW - a PDA-friendly online weather service developed at the UW–Madison's Space Science and Engineering Center.

New satellite tools putting hurricanes in sharper focus

September 16, 2006

A fleet of powerful new visualization tools is giving forecasters an unprecedented look into the anatomy of typhoons and hurricanes, helping refine early-warning systems. Beyond better resolution, these satellite-based tools are helping scientists break tropical cyclones down into their component parts, dissecting some of the forces that create, fuel and steer these dangerous storms.