Posts Tagged ‘Witold Krajewski’

Become a Citizen Scientist—Help Researchers Understand Precipitation

The NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory is collecting public weather reports through a free app available for smart phones or mobile devices. The app is called “mPING,” for Meteorological Phenomena Identification Near the Ground. Members of the public become “citizen scientists” by contributing their observations of weather reports such as wind speed, precipitation types, hail sizes, and floods… Continue Reading »

Concerns About Flooding Carry Into Next Week

Jim Clark, City of Sioux City Emergency Management Coordinator, and Witold Krajewski, Iowa Flood Center, talk with Emily Woodbury during this “Talk of Iowa” interview about flooding around the state and if we’re getting any better at handling flood waters.

Spring Flooding Concerns

Krajewski says the snow this year has been different, as it’s been mostly dry snow. He says that will affect how and when the snow melts. He says melting snow isn’t as big of a concern as the permafrost, the amount of frozen ground beneath the soil caused by the numerous subzero days we’ve had.