Ben began his career at WDT as a student mapping hail swaths. After receiving his BS and MS in Meteorology from the University of Oklahoma, he worked for the National Weather Serviceʼs Warning Decision Training Branch as a warning and radar educator. He returned to WDT in 2010 as part of the radar team and was the architect of the HailExpress HD automated hailswath detection algorithm and the TornadoTrax detection algorithm. Ben now leads weather content team at WDT. His team is responsible for creating innovative and unique products that satisfy customer’s needs for high quality weather data.
Recent Posts by Ben Baranowski:
by Ben Baranowski, on Jun 7, 2018 1:01:00 PM
As we approach the launch of an updated hail data API, I want to show how we've improved it. Our previous hail API allowed users to get contours for a …Read Story
by Ben Baranowski, on Dec 10, 2015 10:25:00 AM
WDT is working to build a very high resolution, gridded surface observation dataset that provides customers superior data over simply using standard station observations. The SkyWise Surface Analysis Archive will …Read Story