Quantcast

Latest National Weather Service Stories

2010-08-31 07:25:00

WINDSOR, Colo., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- As our society and aging infrastructure become increasingly more vulnerable and impacted by extreme rainfall, the requirement for timely, accurate and informative rainfall information presented in a meaningful context is paramount to saving lives, protecting property and efficiently managing water. An innovative new way of looking at rainfall data is providing a wide variety of users a powerful perspective of how unusual, or common, recent rainstorms...

2010-08-24 20:31:00

DULLES, Va., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Centuria Corporation announced today they have been named to the Inc 500 list for the third consecutive year. Ranked at number 79, the company was recognized for its fast growth from 2006 to 2009. Making the list for three consecutive years (191 in 2008, and 15 in 2009) shows extraordinary sustainable growth in the Federal IT contracting market. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100817/INC5000LOGO) (Logo:...

2010-08-19 11:33:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellit announced today the successful launch of their automated weather alert system, Cellit Climate(TM). In partnership with Quincy Newspapers, Inc., Cellit launched the service in Quincy's eleven designated market areas. "Beta testing" since October of last year, Cellit Climate leverages a proprietary, rules-based engine to deliver select National Weather Service alerts to the mobile phone. Since Cellit believes over-messaging the user can be annoying,...

2010-08-18 15:04:04

Reducing the runoff from plant nutrients that can eventually wash into the Chesapeake Bay could someday be as easy as checking the weather forecast, thanks in part to work by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists. One way farmers manage manure from their livestock is by applying it to crop fields, which increases soil levels of nitrogen and phosphorus. But when it rains, the nitrogen and phosphorus in freshly applied manure is much more likely to run off and pollute nearby water...

2010-07-20 07:00:00

MELBOURNE, Fla., July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been selected to provide the ground antenna system for a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) program that will enable receipt and processing of weather data 40 times faster than today, as well as delivery of weather images directly to end users. Under the 10-year, $130 million contract, Harris and its teammates -...

be24b8b2b8bfd3030afdf538e9b34d9f
2010-07-14 14:30:37

System 96E appears to be getting organized, and that's apparent in the latest visible imagery from the GOES-11 satellite. The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite known as GOES-11 keeps a watchful eye over the western U.S. and that includes the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The latest visible image from the GOES-11 satellite was captured on July 13 at 1500 UTC (11 a.m. EDT) and shows System 96E as a circular area of clouds and showers off the southwestern coast of Mexico. It is located...

0c609049530b5134cf88f44275dc6244
2010-07-14 10:29:54

NASA's GOES Project has just released a "movie" of satellite imagery showing the life and times of 2010's only June hurricane. From birth to death, the GOES-13 satellite kept an eye on the life and times of Hurricane Alex for two weeks in June, 2010. Hurricane Alex struggled for life for two weeks in June 2010, and the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) known as GOES-13 captured satellite images of the storm. Those satellite images were compiled into an animation by Dr....

2010-07-13 09:40:00

GREENBELT, Md., July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists working for NASA's Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) Project at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md. have developed continually updating "movies" of satellite imagery that allows on-line, iPhone and iPad viewing of any cyclone's movement in the Hurricane Alleys of the Atlantic Ocean or Eastern Pacific Ocean. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) (Logo:...

3954c19009479bcf49aa01fd03381b2f
2010-07-08 07:18:21

System 96L looks like an oval-shaped area of clouds in a recent visible satellite image from the GOES-13 satellite. The National Hurricane Center noted that it now has a 50% chance of development into a tropical depression by sometime on Thursday. GOES-13 is one of a two Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites that monitor weather over the U.S. GOES-13 covers the eastern U.S. and GOES-11 covers the western U.S. Both satellites are managed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

2010-07-01 12:07:39

The heat of summer brings trips to the lake, afternoons at the beach and vacations in the mountains. It also arrives with the threat of dangerous conditions in closed cars, where children left alone for even a few minutes can lead to tragedy. Now, a team of researchers at the University of Georgia has developed an easy-to-use table of vehicle temperature changes that may help public officials and media remind the public about the deadly consequences of vehicle-related hyperthermia in...


Latest National Weather Service Reference Libraries

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...

More Articles (1 articles) »
Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'