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    The goal of this homepage is to better educate storm spotters on conditions which produce non-severe and severe thunderstorms. Please direct your questions and comments to Douglas Yarger at doug@iastate.edu 


Copyright © 1997 Iowa State University. All Rights Reserved. Movies and animations were taken from the Forecaster's Multimedia Library [A Convective Storm Matrix:  Buoyancy (Shear Dependencies)] with the permission of COMET (Cooperative Program for Operational Meteorology, Education and Training), Boulder, Colorado.  Pictures and homepage design by  Dr. Douglas Yarger, Dr. Bill Gallus, Ying-Shao Hsu, and Seth Loyd.

A training module developed by IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY pursuant to University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Subaward No. UCAR S97-87014 pursuant to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Award No. NA67WD0097.