2014 News

Students put AccuWeather long-range forecasts to the test

— posted on Jan 13, 2014 04:18 PM

Each fall semester, Meteorology students in my “Introduction to Weather Analysis” course at Penn State University conduct a semester-long forecast verification study as part of the class. Students work in groups, with each group assigned a different city.

Scientists Predict Increased Rain, Floods for Northeast

— posted on Aug 11, 2014 09:19 AM

Residents of New England and the Mid-Atlantic states will experience increased rainfall and floods if data analysis by a Penn State meteorologist and long-term projections by a fisheries biologist, with a specialty in surface water pollution, are accurate.

Landis Gift Names Broadcast Room in Myers Weather Center

— posted on Jun 20, 2014 09:10 AM

Robert ('63) and Charlotte Landis have long been engaged with students in the College of EMS and specifically in the Department of Meteorology, so we're very pleased that they have decided to name the Broadcasting Room in the Myers Weather Center.

Participate in the WxChallenge!

— posted on Jun 20, 2014 09:23 AM

WxChallege is a forecasting challenge hosted by the University of Oklahoma in which you forecast temperature, wind, and precip for different cities across the country. You will compete with other students at Universities across the country to see who is the best individual forecaster and the best school as a whole. All students are invited to participate regardless of class standing.

National Weather Association Meteorological Satellite Applications Award for Undergraduates

— posted on Jun 20, 2014 10:40 AM

The 2010 Meteorological Satellite Applications Scholarship, a great opportunity for undergraduate students to demonstrate scientific excellence in satellite meteorology. The winner receives a $500 scholarship and a chance to present their work at the 2010 NWA Annual Meeting in Tuscon, AZ in October 2010. The deadline for submission of papers is June 16, 2010.

39th Annual Northeastern Storm Conference

— posted on Jan 20, 2014 09:39 AM

39th OFFICIAL CALL FOR PAPERS and VENDORS/RECRUITERS ANNUAL NORTHEASTERN STORM CONFERENCE 7-9 March, 2014 – Rutland, Vermont Sponsored by Lyndon State College-AMS & NWA

Possible Flight 370 ‘debris field’ spotted

— posted on Apr 01, 2014 02:43 PM

A new lead could cause a breakthrough in the search for Flight 370, with satellites spotting a possible “debris field” in the ocean. NBC’s Tom Costello, retired Navy Rear Admiral David Titley discuss. Then, Aviation Attorney Michael Pangia talks about the first lawsuit filed against Malaysia Airlines.