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2011-07-26 09:30:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Wyle climate scientist has provided expertise during a formal U.S. visit to Taiwan for discussions on mutual cooperative activities on monsoon prediction training efforts. Dr.

2011-07-25 12:29:00

MADISON, Wis., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Weather Central, a global provider of enterprise weather solutions and forecasting, today announced an agreement with Progressive® Insurance that will leverage the company's Live:Wire® HailZone(TM) data and radar analytics to provide advanced warning of severe hailstorms to drivers who sign up at www.progressive.com/weatheralerts.

2011-07-22 11:10:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the past two days, the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging's Heatline has fielded more than 300 calls from people wanting to know how best to handle the heat wave blasting the region.

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2011-07-20 15:15:15

The GOES-13 satellite captured a triple-header in the tropics today when it captured three tropical cyclones in one image in the Northern Hemisphere.

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2011-07-12 14:08:58

Focus on deadly April 27, 2011, outbreak in Alabama and surrounding states.

2011-07-07 13:32:00

MELBOURNE, Fla., and WASHINGTON, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: Dr.

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2011-07-07 09:22:43

Landsat 5 captured an image of flooding occurring along the Iowa/Nebraska border on June 30, 2011.

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2011-07-07 06:10:00

Threats of more flooding will continue throughout the summer as many rivers in the upper Midwest and northern Plains remain above flood state, warned forecasters at NOAA’s National Weather Service on Wednesday.

2011-06-28 08:00:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System team has successfully tripled the bandwidth on the Satellite Broadcast Network (SBN)/NOAAPort, the primary vehicle through which hydrometeorological forecasting products are provided to the National Weather Service's Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS). Serving more than 130 weather forecast offices and river forecast centers The SBN expansion is...

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2011-06-22 18:00:00

Satellite data from NASA and NOAA showed that Tropical Storm Beatriz went from a strong tropical storm to a remnant low pressure area in six short hours after running into Mexico's western mountains.


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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
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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