August 08, 2019

Congressman Neguse Announces $4 Million Grant to UCAR for Improved Long Range Weather Forecasting

Washington D.C.— Today, Congressman Neguse announced a $4,028,452 grant to the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), the grant was awarded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). This project would improve long-range weather forecasting data aggregation and would help scientists detect weather systems, such as tropical cyclones, to a higher degree of accuracy.

“Improved capabilities for our weather detection systems are critical in our changing climate. Improved weather forecasting leads to more accurate and proactive safety measures to protect local communities against environmental hazards such as flooding, drought, and heatwaves” said Congressman Neguse.