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2011-04-26 07:55:52

Public and media invited to tour hurricane hunter aircraft NOAA hurricane experts will visit five U.S. 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. The five-day tour begins May 2. NOAA has conducted the hurricane awareness tour for almost 30 years, alternating between the Gulf and Atlantic coasts, and is followed by NOAA's hurricane hazard education campaign during National...

2011-04-26 02:13:00

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...

2011-03-22 00:00:27

Celebrate spring with the Great Weather Party. Share you lessons from this record-breaking winter and enter to win one of four sets of four tickets to Walt Disney World! Tallahassee, FL (Vocus/PRWEB) March 21, 2011 This winter has caused headaches, cabin fever and an overwhelming desire for spring. Now that spring has finally sprung, The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, Inc. "“ FLASH® wants to help four lucky families shake off the winter blues in sunny Florida! Families only...

2011-03-15 00:00:27

The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, Inc -- FLASH encourages families to stay safe in flood events by avoiding flooded roadways. As little as two feet of water can push a cars--including SUVs--off of a road or bridge. Remember to "Turn Around...Don't Drown" Tallahassee, FL (Vocus/PRWEB) March 14, 2011 The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, Inc. "“ FLASH® joins the National Weather Service to raise awareness of flood safety as we enter a season of heightened flood risk across the...

2011-03-14 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With many communities throughout the nation facing threats of spring flooding, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are once again joining forces to commemorate Flood Safety Awareness Week March 14 - 18. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/floodsmart/48725/ FEMA and NOAA's National Weather Service are...

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2011-03-09 13:44:22

Satellites have been busy this week covering severe weather across the U.S. Today, the GOES-13 satellite and NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image of the huge stretch of clouds associated with a huge and soggy cold front as it continues its slow march eastward. Earlier this week, NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite captured images of severe weather that generated tornadoes over Louisiana. Today the eastern third of the U.S. is being buffered by a large storm that stretches...

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2011-03-03 07:35:41

Meteorologists launched a new campaign Wednesday to get people in England involved in measuring climate change by using a mirror, soap bubbles or by looking up at the sky. The Met Office national weather service is asking people to complete a series of simple activities to check the results of climatic computer models. The activities include measuring wind speed by blowing bubbles into the air, to monitoring the direction of clouds with the aid of a mirror as methods to measure climate...

2011-02-15 10:55:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As hurricane and tornado seasons approach, funding for the NWS will be nearly 30 percent less than the first half of 2011, if the Continuing Resolution proposed by the House majority is enacted. Congress's move will necessitate work furloughs and force rolling closures of Weather Warning Offices across the country. The effects will be felt in every aspect of daily life, including emergency management, television weather, and information...

2011-02-04 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5: EARLY WEATHER OBSERVER Profile America -- Saturday, February 5th. Today marks the birthday in 1744 of one of America's first meteorologists -- John Jeffries, a Boston doctor who kept detailed records of weather conditions. And this month in 1870, President Grant signed a...

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2011-02-03 12:49:29

Punxsutawney Phil predicted that spring will come on time, and NASA satellite data suggests that residents in more than one-third of the U.S. are now anxious for the prediction to come true.A massive winter storm touched 30 states over the last couple of days, including Phil's home at Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa. where rain mixed with sleet and freezing rain this morning before it changed to snow as part of that system. Phil's town is about 80 miles northeast of Pittsburgh. Looking at...


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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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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