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severe storm research meteorologist @NWCNorman. Warning Research Division Lead (CIMMS). @FIRSTweets mentor for @frc2723 and others. Opinions are my own.

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@WmLeverette The reviews on the original tote goat (am-goat) were some of the best comments I’ve ever read on a web site.
9/23
2019
@moorem_math Sounds fun. Good luck! @moorem_math I’d bet. Coming to kickoff?
9/2
2019
Hey NWS forecasters! Do you have ideas for extreme cases of severe weather that would be good for testing our tools… https://t.co/9DLRS7rgCV
Retweeted by Travis SmithHey broadcast meteorologists! Do you have any memorable severe weather events that would make great cases in the… https://t.co/zpwUzmQyGA
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8/22
2019
Not that long ago there were only about a dozen people (or less) doing development for the MRMS, formerly WDSSII/Q2… https://t.co/bDzAMNMDPR
8/13
2019
@skylarshea1224 Some professor is out of touch with the current state of the field! :) I’d say you are doing great!
7/16
2019
Just got off work late, and picked up an @orlandosentinel. This feels like the adult equivalent of getting an A on… https://t.co/0LnQuHqWLF
Retweeted by Travis Smith @bonzack @orlandosentinel @NASA_Orion Congrats, Barry!
7/4
2019
Hey #FIRSTChamp, be weather aware as you depart this evening. Severe weather is moving into St. Louis. @FIRSTweets https://t.co/XBaAuMLrQI
6/11
2019
Our FY18 Annual Impact Report features stories of breakthroughs from the @FIRSTweets community & highlights FY2018… https://t.co/kttZ1x0OFV
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6/6
2019
Just a few people in the STEM City hanger at the Tinker air show during the severe thunderstorm earlier. Lots of pe… https://t.co/ObSZ0AXg1Z
6/1
2019
@CamillaPanda @WmLeverette @CarKnobz @Nick__Lawrence It’s...interesting. Some for scientific research or learning,… https://t.co/KNxvOtKTFn @WmLeverette @CarKnobz @CamillaPanda @Nick__Lawrence In Oklahoma, there are traffic jams in open country driving toward the tornado...
5/29
2019
@ntxwxsnr @UArkansas @texasembassy @pmarshwx He’ll work, too!Some interesting emergency management decision making at @UArkansas just now. Tornado sirens blown on campus for a… https://t.co/N2C4ql2F9g
5/18
2019
The FIRST Family is truly amazing. https://t.co/PtDwUGYub1
5/16
2019
This is horrible, and I am very saddened by it. This kid competed with us in OKC this year. Condolences to his frie… https://t.co/512C14WP5E
5/8
2019
A web page I made 20 years ago with radar images (from the original Warning Decision Support System) for the May 3,… https://t.co/eDWvNJs6IP
5/3
2019
And the same research group at @OUCIMMS is also hiring scientists to work on severe weather MRMS applications: Ph.… https://t.co/1G3jI9tl0NIf anyone is interested in working in severe weather research in areas like MRMS and FACETs, @NOAANSSL has a new po… https://t.co/0Hble3dKMp @nfhammes Happy birthday!
5/1
2019
Today marks Day 1 Week 1 of our Satellite & Radar Convective Applications experiment! Get a firsthand look at parti… https://t.co/3vLwefcT3g
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Retweeted by Travis SmithSo, that happened. 😎 #FIRSTChamp Houston was a wild, inspiring ride. 15,000 students competed, 30,000+ fans cheere… https://t.co/xqZufspgpw
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4/23
2019
Ahem. 🙄 https://t.co/3RRUTa7OY6
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4/22
2019
#StarWarsFFCSweepstakes https://t.co/LqPxBSbO8rLook who Dean Kamen is hanging out with at the @FIRSTweets Robotics Championships! Can’t wait for next year’s game… https://t.co/PrykshnWaa
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4/21
2019
. @JimBridenstine speaking to 25,000 people at the @FIRSTweets Championship in Houston at @MinuteMaidParks Inspir… https://t.co/nrfARAFc4i
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4/20
2019
Thrilled to be in Houston to kick off FIRST Championship. We’ll soon be welcoming 15,000 students from 40 countries… https://t.co/OGukcToYgc
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4/17
2019
@TracyReinke I don’t use Endnote, either, but I figured that social media was a more effective way to let you know… https://t.co/gn3u51KXYX
4/9
2019
@bonzack I’ll trade you a NASA tour the next time I’m in Florida for an @NWCNorman tour the next time you are in Oklahoma!I’d encourage everyone interested in helping along the next generation of scientist and engineers to get involved w… https://t.co/fl8YYuO8eq
4/2
2019
Happy birthday, FIRST! I’m proud to lead this global nonprofit with a 30-year legacy of impact, but it truly takes… https://t.co/xaSlrCtv7T
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3/21
2019
@CarKnobz @WmLeverette @Nick__Lawrence I work with 500+ weathernerds and unfortunately haven't gotten many of them… https://t.co/gzZv3nCOge
3/15
2019
@CarKnobz @WmLeverette @Nick__Lawrence Weathernerds of FIRST, unite?
3/14
2019
It’s pretty cool that @JimBridenstine came to speak to the kids today. Really good speech. https://t.co/3TVreGFXam @ThatllShowEm @nfhammes @OklahomaFIRST @emilyifill Both Emily’s are great, so you can’t go wrong with that!The photographer was late to the WFFA party so we just took a selfie with Woodie and the newest winner from ⁦… https://t.co/RHtUfrVKqY
3/9
2019
@ounwcm @RandyPeppler @dy_nasty7 It’s obviously a local decision (and I’m not being critical of these decisions bec… https://t.co/W1a2wRiZbY @imjacobnotjames @RandyPeppler @dy_nasty7 @ounwcm Uh, never mind, I checked their twitter - they changed their mind and closed last night. @imjacobnotjames @RandyPeppler @dy_nasty7 @ounwcm I am pretty sure that this is a very recent trend (last 5-10 year… https://t.co/UlvEz5OT1T @RandyPeppler @dy_nasty7 @ounwcm Enjoyed my 30 minutes extra sleep! @RandyPeppler @ounwcm Decision-making by schools has been weird today and yesterday. I was expecting late starts, m… https://t.co/e6PcSJwejQ
2/28
2019
With freezing drizzle continuing and temperatures falling, road conditions will only get worse in central and weste… https://t.co/DEJxVSHQtE
Retweeted by Travis Smith @imjacobnotjames Or they are thinking "oh, it's just a little drizzle." I don't really get it, but I am curious about it. @imjacobnotjames Exactly. I mean, there are wrecks all over the place today and most everyone is open. It's like pe… https://t.co/BCxWkitIebWhat fun. https://t.co/rzInOQwaqBReally interesting weather decision-making in OKC this morning. With freezing drizzle and tons of accidents on high… https://t.co/yHUwDqbL4s
2/27
2019
@nfhammes @ftc4962 @ftc10641 Thanks so much for sharing your enthusiasm, insights, and time with us! We hope to see… https://t.co/GOaG1RViFP
2/25
2019
@nfhammes @Devynnjcr @paperdoll @BSVrobotics @frc4962 @frc2723 (College-age mentor made sure 2723 was on top of thi… https://t.co/llrT7G0NPL @nfhammes @Devynnjcr @paperdoll Nick is spot on. In 2017 @BSVrobotics @frc4962 and @frc2723 all qualified, but they… https://t.co/WOxmFFx0wD @nfhammes We are skipping it this year due to inclement weather. But we finished last night, and all is well.
2/19
2019
I remember helping with the data analysis of the debris field (from 88D data in WDSS-II) for the recovery effort an… https://t.co/iqLq9fx9OD
2/1
2019
@ThatllShowEm @FIRSTeam932 Nice story!
1/7
2018
(2/2) I’m happy to answer questions about what any of these entail. Just shoot me a DM.(1/2) Five announcements just came out for jobs at @OUCIMMS / @NOAANSSL on FACETs/MRMS-related things in severe wea… https://t.co/7Ba0OGZ3Vv @JLaDue @WxLiz @splillo @pauliniguez @Thorcaster @GCarbin @JaretWx @windbarb @JTAllen3 @AgsAllTheWay @gensiniwxhttps://t.co/dvawGfZKch
12/7
2018
It’s been inactive for… oh, I’d guess at least 20 years. I don’t know if they ever cleaned up their act, but it was… https://t.co/1ewdDHNcYv
10/26
2018
@cadandcookies Kansas City FIRST is really awesome. We went to a huge, 48 team, FTC qualifier there and it was one… https://t.co/FvPiQswL5g @cadandcookies Ah, wrong week, GKC for us. But Maddie goes to college in Kansas now and is thinking about volunteer… https://t.co/a7tZZwhvp1 @cadandcookies You going to be in Kansas City? We’re gong to be in Kansas City. @cadandcookies @nfhammes I agree. And I have a similar issue with the number of matches allowed at an event. More p… https://t.co/4xQFm6dOWl @nfhammes @cadandcookies In regions with many untrained judges, I am afraid the feedback wouldn’t be very helpful.… https://t.co/7jTWzIeMxY
10/22
2018
@ThatllShowEm @NWCNorman It was an 80% chance of rain, so we are pretty far off the reliability diagram, here.Highly scientific analysis of how attentive @NWCNorman meteorologists are to the weather. https://t.co/KAKf6Aqqfs
10/19
2018
There seems to be something hanging out of Dr. Calhoun’s ceiling. @wxkristin https://t.co/djRXw1jIwb
9/26
2018
@jimmyc42 @cdkarstens @hebrooks87 @WxComm @nsj @gbfishel @jimmyc42 it’s like you are here, even though you aren’t. @hebrooks87 @jimmyc42 @WxComm I count 27 acronyms on the current slide. You’ll need to add a few more to yours if y… https://t.co/iPplM5kJXF
9/19
2018
@wxtrav @kielortega Great flow tracers for the mean wind in their respective layers.
Retweeted by Travis SmithInteresting. Convective echoes are moving the opposite direction of the stratiform echoes. #okwx https://t.co/HWWCrQBXtW
9/7
2018
@wxkristin That’s funny. But it would be a better story if it had been eaten by a polar bear.
8/21
2018
Rolling this way, I presume (looking NNWish from N OKC) https://t.co/4ivwZX3BpZ
7/31
2018
We have a new display in our office suite to keep up with the weather of the day. Today’s highlight: it’s 101 F at… https://t.co/UzxG2bVr2y
7/20
2018
@nfhammes Where does one find such a wondrous delicacy?
7/7
2018
Our phun with phi paper is finally "in print"! :) @cdkarstens @jimmyc42 @eflowbeach @tiffanycmeyer13 @dharrisonwxhttps://t.co/OOcCwBfMxU
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6/17
2018
Nope, it's not a hack--we have a new WiFi network for you! WIFI@OU is the new, preferred network on campus. Simply… https://t.co/38Z6ijqEGv
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6/16
2018
Yo! My group has three (yes, 3!) position openings currently listed. If you wanna come work on severe wx R2O or kno… https://t.co/KNWyRnVgLC
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6/13
2018
.@tonyreinhart talkin' #myrorss @skylarshea1224 @wxtrav @OUCIMMS @NOAANSSL https://t.co/wgzn34pb5e
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6/6
2018
These folks must do a very thorough check on the qualifications of their special guest editors to ensure a superb p… https://t.co/doGGRVWf90
6/4
2018
@jonclarkpond 138 available x 36 per order =~ 5000. That’s about 5 cubic meters of whiffle balls if I did the math right. Decent ball pit.
5/10
2018
@TracyReinke 20 was a watch. Hmm @nfhammes Congratulations!Coworker: "What did you do this weekend." Me: Have a seat. Let me tell you about it... @FIRSTweets #FIRSTChamp https://t.co/gZ2tQtsLeD
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4/24
2018
@CarKnobz Its difficult to have a bad time at #FIRSTChamp. In the 5 years I’ve been, every year has been different,… https://t.co/sFezqZm0C8
4/22
2018
@TheDanBewley 5-day goose forecast. https://t.co/20ZwOiWw3rThis guy was hogging the parking lot this morning. #NWCwildlife https://t.co/fz3CT9CN7o
4/16
2018
@ctsmith6828 Thank you!
4/9
2018
@nfhammes Wow! Congratulations!
3/31
2018
@Dave_Cochran @ThatllShowEm @RobotMakerGirl @OklahomaFLL @OKSEF @bigcheeseroller If you quick follow back I can mes… https://t.co/oUNnOnxCA7 @Dave_Cochran @ThatllShowEm @RobotMakerGirl @OklahomaFLL @OKSEF @bigcheeseroller Houston?
3/29
2018
@Dave_Cochran @ThatllShowEm @RobotMakerGirl @OklahomaFLL @OKSEF @bigcheeseroller Congratulations! What kind of help… https://t.co/E7jcjAGqyO
3/28
2018
@nfhammes Thanks! You, too! Maybe we will run into you in Houston. @nfhammes I’ve got this giant checklist of team things to pack for the FRC event tomorrow and I totally forgot to p… https://t.co/mwnTs6i0i7
3/1
2018
The GOES-S @NASA science briefing with our very own @wxkristin is streaming live now at https://t.co/90vhSLh0cU. @NOAANSSL @OUCIMMS
2/27
2018
I recommend Iron Works BBQ in Austin which was great for lunch today, but it may take multiple hair washings to get rid of the aroma.
1/10
2018
Watching @ralager_Wx aka “Ryan Lagerski” talk about severe convective wind nowcasting using machine learning.… https://t.co/stA3avUMep
1/8
2017
Snow flurries in downtown OKC #okwx
12/28
2017
Augmented Reality tornadoes are now apparently a thing. https://t.co/sHeaIqI3M3
12/7
2017
@nfhammes Same here. It’s confusing enough for most volunteers as it is with just the existing roles. Good luck!
11/2
2017

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