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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...
According to the seasonal outlook issued by National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration's Climate Prediction Center, the Atlantic basin is expected to see an above-normal hurricane season this year.
The National Safe Boating Council and NOAAâ€™s National Weather Service Work Together to bring weather and safety messaging to boaters Bristow, VA (PRWEB) May 17, 2011 Once again, the National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrationâ€™s (NOAA) National Weather Service (NWS) have partnered to create relevant, weather and safety-specific Public Service Announcements for National Safe Boating Week.
WASHINGTON, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and U.S.
As the Midwest and Southern United States brace for more tornadoes and severe weather, CampingSurvival.com announced that they have purchased additional MRE (meals ready to eat), water and first aid kits so that customers can order enough emergency supplies to keep their car and home stocked in a snow emergency. Fulton, NY (PRWEB) May 09, 2011 As the Midwest and Southern United States brace for more tornadoes and severe weather, CampingSurvival.com announced that they have purchased...
Tornado tracks from last week's powerful tornado outbreak are visible in data from NASA's Aqua satellite and the Landsat satellite.
NOAA's preliminary estimate is that there were 362 tornadoes during the entire outbreak from 8:00 a.m. EDT April 25 to 8:00 a.m. April 28, 2011.
According to an analysis Friday by the National Weather Service, at least one of the tornadoes that killed hundreds across the South this week was an EF-5 storm.
NOAA hurricane experts will visit five US East Coast cities aboard a NOAA hurricane hunter aircraft to raise awareness about storm threats and the danger of being caught without a personal hurricane plan.
SEOUL, South Korea, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Korea Ocean Research & Development Institute (KORDI) announced that it will start the full-operation and the related official data distribution service of GOCI(Geostationary Ocean Color Imager), one of the three main payloads in COMS(Communication, Ocean and Meteorological Satellite) also known as 'Chollian', which was launched in June 27 last year, beginning April 20 after its 9-month-long test operation. Considering that the development...
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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