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Using 'Dropsondes' To Get Detailed Weather Information
2013-08-27 11:40:51

NASA We’re planning to fly over the vast Atlantic with our Global Hawk - once again looking at the dust and dry air from the Sahara. Takeoff on Saturday morning and landing on Sunday morning. We’ll fly from Wallops to a point near the Cape Verde Islands (just off of Africa) and back in about 25 hours. It took Columbus 5 weeks to sail from the Canary Islands to the New World! One of our key instruments is called the Airborne Vertical Atmospheric Profiling System or AVAPS.  Actually,...

NOAA Retires GOES-12 Satellite After 10 Years Of Service
2013-08-26 15:01:54

GOES-12 has seen it all, from Hurricane Katrina that hit the Gulf Coast in 2005, to the Christmas blizzard that crippled the Central United States in 2009.

2013-08-15 23:03:52

Well-established National Weather Service recognition program transformed to safeguard attendees, assets and artists during large venue events. Norman, OK (PRWEB)

2013-08-01 23:03:20

Advantage Design Group introduces its interactive trade show video displaying over multiple screens to create a massive and unique visual impact at events.

GOES-R Satellite Magnetometer Boom Deployment Test Successful
2013-07-30 10:33:57

The GOES-R Magnetometer Engineering Development Unit made an important development in the construction of the spacecraft recently after completing a successful boom deployment test at an ATK facility in Goleta, Calif.

New GOES Satellite Will Provide Better, Faster Data To Forecasters
2013-07-16 15:21:42

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) GOES-R satellite will be able to snap images of everything it can see in the same length of time it takes for the current Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) series to capture a small image of a stormy region.

2013-07-05 23:03:48

Smith Monitoring is a home security company based in Dallas, Texas.


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...

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