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Matthew Vaughan

Matthew is a Ph.D candidate in Atmospheric Science with a demonstrated expertise in severe weather. He is currently completing Ph.D work concerning numerical weather prediction modeling, boundary layer parameterizations and winter extratropical cyclones. Matthew is also interested in higher education, aviation, aerospace, and communication-heavy industry applications.

Challenges In Predicting Severe Weather Events In The Northeast U.S.

Predicting severe weather (defined by the National Weather Service as wind gusts above 58 MPH, hail greater than 1″, or a tornado) in the Northeast U.S. presents many unique challenges to forecasters. The varied landscape of mountains, river valleys, lakes, […]