Weather-related vehicle crashes kill more than 5,000 people in the United States annually. NCAR scientists have developed a system called Pikalert, which collects weather data from vehicles and uses the information to create better road hazard forecasts, ultimately helping to keep more drivers safe. Learn more
Everette Joseph has been named director of the National Center for Atmospheric Research, following a rigorous international search. He joins NCAR from the University at Albany, State University of New York, where he is director of the Atmospheric Sciences Research Center.