mPING: Crowdsourcing Weather Reports

Have your students become citizen scientists! 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. The app allows anyone with a smartphone to send in reports of large hail, damaging winds, low visibility, and other hazardous weather […]