Four projects have been selected for the FY23 WPO VORTEX-USA Awards. The grant total for the four selected projects equals $2.5M with each project being funded for 3 years beginning in August 2023.
A study of tornadoes in the southeastern United States begins its second year this month as NOAA Research announces awards of $2.5 million in grants presented to partner institutions.
The VORTEX-SE field study, set to run March 1 through April 30, will involve 40 physical and social science researchers from 20 research entities, many based in the southeast. They will deploy and operate approximately 13 vehicles, three mobile radars and one fixed radar.