UH research to help meteorologists better predict severe weather

University of Hawai‘i / contributed photo

Mingyue Tang, Matt Miller and Jonathan Merage checking SUV-mounted meteorological instruments which measure all weather conditions in real-time.

University of Hawai‘i / contributed photo

Researchers in the field in Colorado. From left: Mingyue Tang, Matt Miller, Steven Businger, Jonathan Merage and John Porter.

Support for two groundbreaking studies on torrential rainfall, lightning and severe thunderstorms in Hawai‘i and Colorado is being boosted with more than $200,000 to help meteorologists better understand destructive storms.