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Helping Business Weather the Storm

Weather from WDT / Lightning

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 2, 2018 2:13:47 PM

Every year multiple people die from lightning strikes, cattle are killed, crops can be damaged, and fires started, impacting both homes and land. With a temperature 5x hotter than the …

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Topics:WeatherOpsLightning

by Dax Cochran, on Aug 29, 2018 12:56:30 PM

It is football week here in Oklahoma. To many, this week is the pinnacle of anticipation before your favorite college team, or alma mater plays their first game of the …

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Topics:Live EventsLightningWeatherOps

by Nicholas Hunter, on Jul 6, 2018 1:55:00 PM

We are adding new features to our tile-based lightning display API, including support for Vector Tiles. These additions will allow fast, custom styling of lightning data in a map. Vector …

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Topics:LightningDevelopers

by Richard Reed, on Jun 27, 2018 1:51:10 PM

Lightning can be detrimental to the agriculture industry. On average, there are over 8 million lightning strikes on Earth every day. With over 4.62 billion acres of land being farmed, …

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Topics:AgricultureLightning

by Mike Eilts, on Apr 4, 2018 1:59:06 PM

Every year, stadiums, concerts, speedways, and amusement parks are frequently threatened by cloud-to-ground lightning. These types of venues are incredibly vulnerable to lightning due to the large number of people …

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Topics:WeatherOpsLive EventsEvent SafetyLightning

by Jordan Rousseau, on Oct 11, 2017 2:12:01 PM

Let’s play a game. See if you can spot all the lightning strikes. RadarScope and North American Radar with Real-time Lightning How did you do? We have assumed that our …

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Topics:LightningWeatherOps

by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 8, 2017 2:07:38 PM

By now, we have all seen the photo of the man mowing the lawn with a tornado behind him. Just take a quick look at the news every week and …

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Topics:WeatherOpsTornadoThunderstormWindLightning

by Daphne Thompson, on May 24, 2017 2:51:44 PM

As summer approaches, so does the peak of lightning injuries and fatalities. More lightning fatalities happen in the months of June, July, and August that any other time of the year …

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Topics:LightningThunderstormWeatherOps

by David Moran, on Mar 23, 2017 2:22:06 PM

The end of the week could be stormy for portions of tornado alley beginning Thursday and continuing into Friday. Here's what you need to know to be prepared for the upcoming …

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Topics:LightningThunderstormWindHailWeatherOps

by Dr. Kevin Kloesel, on Mar 8, 2017 11:06:33 AM

As spring nears and Daylight Saving time brings opportunities for afternoon and evening outdoor activities, the inevitable threat of weather hazards becomes of great concern. Whether you have scheduled a …

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Topics:Live EventsLightningThunderstormWeatherOps