Topic: Weather

Rain and Research: Longhorns Working with Weather

June 23, 2015
Students posed for pictures by the UT Tower during breaks from the rain at the 2015 commencement ceremonies.

UT Austin researchers are making the most of a rainy spring in Central Texas. Learn how Longhorns are working with the weather. 

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UT Austin to Close at 5 p.m. Due to Tropical Storm Bill

June 16, 2015

Due to deteriorating weather conditions, UT Austin will close at 5 p.m. on June 16.

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New Forecast Should Improve Texas Summer Drought Prediction

May 21, 2015
Texas summer rain forecast 2015

A new forecast created by UT Austin and the Texas Water Development Board should better predict summer droughts in Texas. The forecast shows a rainy summer across the state.


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The big question in climate vulnerability

Oct. 19, 2011
The big question in climate vulnerability

Assistant Professor Josh Busby focuses on climate change vulnerability in Africa and how enhanced preparedness could save millions of lives.

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Cockrell School of Engineering Faculty Partner with IBM to Accelerate Real-Time Flood Prediction Technology

Aug. 23, 2011

Researchers from The University of Texas at Austin's Cockrell School of Engineering and IBM have applied advanced analytics to river systems, weather and sensor data, to predict the Guadalupe River's behavior more than a 100 times the normal speed. Simulating thousands of branches at a time, this technology could help provide up to one week warning of a flood, allowing more time for disaster prevention and preparedness.

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