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GPS Natural Disaster Warning System NASA
2013-12-11 09:35:42

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Existing GPS technologies have been enhanced by scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego to develop new systems for California and elsewhere to provide warning of hazards such as earthquakes, tsunamis and extreme weather events. Forecasters at NOAA National Weather Service offices in Oxnard and San Diego, California demonstrated the new technology in July, using it...

Primary GOES-R Instrument Cleared For Installation
2013-10-31 12:41:00

[ Watch the Video: The Future of Weather Monitoring ] NASA A key instrument that will fly on the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite – R (GOES-R) spacecraft, NOAA’s next-generation of geostationary satellites, is cleared for installation on the spacecraft. The Advanced Baseline Imager, or ABI, is GOES-R’s primary instrument for scanning Earth’s weather, oceans, and environment and is a significant improvement over instruments on NOAA’s current...

2013-10-16 23:33:34

Midland Introduces “The Weather Center” Smartphone Alerting App to U.S Customers Kansas City, MO and Norman, OK (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Midland Radio Corporation, the leading provider of weather alert radios in the U.S. and Canada, today announced a partnership with Weather Decision Technologies®, Inc., a global leader in providing state-of-the-science weather detection, alerting, and forecasting services. Together, the companies are launching a Midland-branded version of...

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2013-10-03 04:00:08

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from October 2: Severe weather was limited to hail around 1.75 inches in Nebraska along with damaging winds of 60-65mph over Nebraska. Winter weather started ramping up last night with heavy snowfall already starting to hit the Rockies of Wyoming and Montana with some places already picked up over 6 inches of snowfall. Big Story Weather Discussion for October 3: Surface Map: High pressure over the Mid-Atlantic will bring...

2013-09-30 23:02:26

Mobile teams safety, quick strategy alteration pay immediate dividends as companies come aboard. Oklahama City (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 The one thing predictable about weather in most areas of the country is that it’s often completely unpredictable. Inclimate conditions such as ice and snow start to enter the minds of business decision-makers all over the country, and planning for such occurrences can mean the difference between contracts gained or lost, jobs redone, and of highest...

2013-09-04 23:02:55

Specialized Approach to Weather Information Notification Designed to Protect Life, Property and Assets Norman, OK (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Weather Decision Technologies, Inc., a global innovator in the weather industry, is proud to announce the issuance of U.S. Patent No. 8,519,860 for infrastructure and application of tile-based weather alerting; specifically:     National Weather Service Watches/Warnings     Lightning strikes...

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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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