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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.

2011-06-22 06:00:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Weather Decision Technologies, Inc., a global leader in providing state-of-the-science weather detection, alerting, and forecasting systems, today announced the full suite of Location-Based Service features on the iMapWeather Radio App.

2011-06-17 10:30:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As wildfires destroy thousands of acres in Texas, with some triggered by lightning, Governor Rick Perry declares June 19-25, 2011, Lightning Safety Awareness Week, proclaiming that education is the key to understanding lightning's dangers.

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2011-06-10 14:08:00

The northern Caribbean low pressure area known as System 94L is continually monitored by the GOES-13 Satellite, imagery today shows that it has moved north and is raining on eastern Cuba and the Bahamas.

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2011-06-10 14:06:01

Hurricane Adrian has been good at hiding his eye from satellite imagery over the last two days, but the latest Aqua and GOES-13 satellite imagery provides the best look at the eye, despite some overcast inside.

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2011-06-09 13:12:23

Experts said a UN plan to upgrade "space weather" forecasts can help the world cope with solar storms that might rack up to $2 trillion in damages.

2011-06-09 00:00:29

Customers can now be alerted by their Alarm.com-enabled security control panel when a tornado, fire or tsunami is headed their way Vienna, VA (PRWEB) June 07, 2011 Alarm.com today announced the release of new Severe Weather Alerts that provide customers advanced warning of impending severe weather in their area.

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2011-06-07 07:56:33

NASA's Terra Satellite, the GOES-13 and GOES-11 satellites all captured images of the ash plume from southern Chile's Puyehue-Cordón Volcano this week.

2011-05-19 13:13:00

Ahead of Expected Active Hurricane Season, American Geophysical Union Calls on Congress to Restore Funding to the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) WASHINGTON, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the nation readies itself for an expected active hurricane season, the American Geophysical Union (AGU) calls on Congress to restore funding to the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS), which produces continuous data for weather forecasting, storm tracking and long-term monitoring that save...


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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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