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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...

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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:...

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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...

2010-06-24 07:45:00

MARYVILLE, Mo., June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year marks the 10th Lightning Safety Awareness Campaign, June 20-26. The campaign was launched by NOAA and the National Weather Service to increase awareness about the dangers of lightning and provide the public with safety information to help protect families and their property. Several national groups, including the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, Inc.-FLASH, the Lightning Protection Institute (LPI), the Lightning Safety Alliance...

2010-06-14 10:37:00

GREENBELT, Md., June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Solar X-Ray Imager instrument aboard the GOES-15 satellite has just provided its first light image of the sun, but it required a lot of experts to make it happen. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Scientists and engineers from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have been working to bring the Solar X-Ray Imager (SXI) instrument to full functionality since the Geostationary...

2010-06-14 10:35:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Solar X-ray Imager (SXI) instrument aboard the NOAA GOES-15 spacecraft has seen "first light." SXI was designed and built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), at its Space Systems Advanced Technology Center (ATC) in Palo Alto, for the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, Md. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100614/SF20376) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100614/SF20376) GOES-15 launched on March 4, 2010...

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2010-06-14 09:30:22

The Solar X-Ray Imager instrument aboard the GOES-15 satellite has just provided its first light image of the sun, but it required a lot of experts to make it happen. Scientists and engineers from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have been working to bring the Solar X-Ray Imager (SXI) instrument to full functionality since the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES)-15, formerly known as the GOES-P satellite achieved orbit. GOES-15 launched...

2010-05-27 14:55:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the 2010 hurricane season just days away, the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, Inc - FLASH® is reminding families to take time to perform a Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Wind Inspection on their homes before tropical weather approaches. The free DIY Wind Inspection online tool and accompanying video, found on www.flash.org provides homeowners with the information necessary to inspect and learn about their homes most...


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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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