Twister News & Updates

Recent Site Updates

  • August 30, 2018 - We are sorry for the outage. We are working with the University IT team to restore the connection to the server that generates all of our data. We do not have an ETA for fixing it at this time given the upcoming holiday weekend.
  • January 10, 2018 - We are working on issues with accounts where your settings are getting wiped out by other users (!!)
  • January 10, 2018 - Also fixing satellite images. This will also allow us to switch to the new GOES-16 products
  • January 3, 2018 - Fixed Theta-E Surface Chart
  • January 1, 2018 - Fixed Trop Height and Thickness upper air charts.
  • December 24, 2017 - Fixed issue on Alaska Wx By State Page (errors)
  • December 24, 2017 - Mosaics Restored
  • December 23, 2017 - FOUS Data Restored
  • December 21, 2017

    Numerous updates including:

    • Improved GFS model to 0.25ยบ resolution model and forecasts increased from 180 to 384 hours.
    • Improved Rapid Refresh model offering: 20km resolution model out to 21 hours instead of 18
    • Better queueing system to improve system performance and reduce likelihood of incomplete charts
    • Restored Satellite/Surface Ob Charts for Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean
    • Upgraded servers for improved performance and security