Coffee & Viz - Making Tornadoes


Friday, September 21st, 2018
9:30am to 10:30am
2018-09-21 09:30:00 2018-09-21 10:30:00 EST Coffee & Viz - Making Tornadoes Teaching and Visualization Lab at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library


Event Description

How do thunderstorms produce tornadoes?  In this presentation, Dr. Matthew Parker of NC State’s Department of Marine, Earth, & Atmospheric Sciences will take you inside some of the most powerful storms on Earth via the high-resolution field work, models, and visualizations that researchers at NC State are using to understand how tornadoes are made.


Contact Information

Karen Ciccone

Admission Information

Free and open to the public.

Other Information

Coffee and light refreshments from locally-owned Anisette Sweet Shop will be available in an adjacent space beginning at 9:15 a.m. To increase the sustainability of this program, please consider bringing your own reusable coffee mug.


If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Marian Fragola at or 919-513-3481 to arrange services. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your access needs​.