Hurricane Florence roared ashore in the Carolinas on Sept. 14, dumping devastating rains and lashing the coast with strong winds. NCAR scientists are at the forefront of hurricane research, working to improve hurricane forecasts, understand how storms will evolve as the climate warms, communicate more effective warnings to the public, and much more. Read more
We are broken-hearted to announce that NCAR Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer Michael Thompson died unexpectedly on Oct. 15. Michael was a much-loved member of the NCAR family, and he will be deeply missed. We will have a tribute soon.