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Newborn Tropical Storm Joyce In The Central Atlantic Seen By NASA
2012-08-23 14:36:57

Tropical Depression 10 appeared more organized on NOAA's GOES-13 satellite imagery early on Aug. 23 (Eastern Daylight Time) and it was renamed Tropical Storm Joyce by the National Hurricane Center by 11 a.m. EDT When NOAA's GOES-13 satellite captured an image of Tropical Depression 10 (TD10) on Aug. 23 at 7:45 a.m. EDT it appeared to have a well-rounded circulation. Infrared imagery indicated cold cloud top temperatures. Cold cloud top temperatures as cold as -63 Fahrenheit (-52 Celsius)...

2012-07-24 23:00:51

In addition to the many other public safety alerts available, AlertID adds a new alert feature to warn families in all 50 states of severe weather such as dangerous hurricanes, tornadoes and other violent storms. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 AlertID, a free mobile app and Internet service that helps protect families and communities against crime, threats of terrorism, dangers to our children and emergencies like fires or floods, announced today that it offers a new feature that...

Hurricane Fabio Still Chasing Emilia's Remnants In Pacific Ocean
2012-07-16 16:10:46

Hurricane Fabio continues to be the big tropical news maker in the Eastern Pacific, while the Central Pacific Hurricane Center is tracking the remnants of Hurricane Emilia. Both storms were captured on one satellite image from NOAA's GOES-15 satellite on July 16. Emilia's remnants appear as a light swirl of clouds on satellite imagery from NOAA's GOES-15 satellite. GOES-15 sits in a fixed orbit over the western U.S. and provides weather imagery. In an image from July 16 at 1500 UTC (11...

Suomi NPP Begins Direct Broadcast
2012-07-07 09:27:17

Real-time data that will be used in everything from weather forecasts to disaster response is now being beamed down to Earth from a cone-shaped appendage aboard the nation's newest Earth-observing satellite. The High Rate Data (HRD) link is an antenna aboard the Suomi National Polar-Orbiting Partnership (NPP) satellite that provides 'direct broadcast' data to users in real-time. Researchers world-wide are then able to use customized algorithms, or mathematical formulas, turning raw data...

2012-06-26 23:03:33

DTN/The Progressive Farmer continues to lead the industry in innovation with its mobile app featuring business-critical weather information for agriculture producers (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 Telvent GIT, S.A., a leading real-time IT solutions and information provider for a sustainable world, announced today that its agriculture brand, DTN/The Progressive Farmer, is bringing its industry leading weather-information system to the Apple iPhone and Android devices in its new Ag Weather Tools...


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Weather Pack For July 30, 2012
2012-08-01 12:22:59

Weather Pack is our way to envision what is happening with the weather and create a weather forecast for a certain area of the United States. Today’s focus is on Southwest Mississippi along the Mississippi River. On the left side we have a Skew-T which is used to help us determine what is happening in the upper levels at our forecast location. On the right side is our morning satellite image; both of these features are important to creating an accurate forecast. The Skew-T will show...

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