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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 development...

2011-03-22 00:00:27

Celebrate spring with the Great Weather Party.

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.

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 US.

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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.

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.

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.

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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 US are now anxious for the prediction to come true.

2011-02-01 18:47:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Large scale communication problems at the National Weather Service are hampering the agency's ability to relay information to emergency responders, the media, and the general public.


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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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