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How To Have Your Own Backyard Weather Station
2012-03-21 08:58:24

Joshua Kelly for Redorbit.com Red Orbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly examines what makes up a weather station and how each instrument works. Here is a list of what type of equipment associated with a weather station. 1. Barometer: The barometer´s purpose is to measure outside air pressure. Air pressure can be recorded in MB or INS of mercury. Here is an example of each. -- 1013MB  or 29.92INS these are referred to as standard pressure of the atmosphere, when the numbers...

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2005-04-03 12:25:00

NASA -- Weather has had an influence on humans throughout time. But predicting weather thousands of years ago was based more on myths and folklore than actual atmospheric conditions. Forecasts are accurate enough that we have no excuse for leaving our umbrellas at home or not taking cover when a storm front is predicted. Thanks to the collaborative effort between NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), we have up-to-the-minute information on weather around the...