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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)

Lightning Safety Awareness Week
2012-06-26 06:33:07

The week of June 24-June 30 is noted as “Lightning Safety Week”. So what are some things that you can do when you hear the first crackle of thunder?

Extreme Weather Warnings To Text Begin This Month
2012-05-15 09:25:10

Weather warnings via phone are not a new idea as many private weather companies already offer this service. However, now the National Weather Service is going to offer this service for the first time.

2012-04-23 22:36:50

In a world of changing weather and rainfall patterns, engineers face challenges when designing stormwater management systems.

Weather Education Header
2012-04-09 06:49:34

In this lesson we are going to look at special features which are found on weather maps. The map we are going to look at is from 500mb. That is roughly about 18,000ft above the ground.


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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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Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.