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2013-03-23 23:04:21

Flood Control America stands in support of NOAA´s efforts to highlight the threat of flooding in the United States with Flood Safety Awareness Week. The annual event shines a spotlight on the many ways floods can occur, the hazards associated with floods, and what citizens can do to protect their lives and property. Sudbury, MA (PRWEB) March 23, 2013 “NOAA´s National Weather Service does so much to promote flood safety, and Flood Safety Awareness Week is a shining example of...

2013-02-26 23:02:26

Veteran forecaster Mark Willis chosen to lead the meteorology program at Surfline/Wavetrak, Inc. Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2013 Surfline/Wavetrak, Inc. is proud to announce Mark Willis as the new Chief Meteorologist, who will shift from his position as Atlantic Forecast Chief and commence his role as leader of the company´s renowned forecasting and meteorology team. Willis, an East Coast native, will oversee surf and marine forecasting, training, and meteorological...

Nor'easter 2013: Millions Warned Via Their Smartphone
2013-02-08 07:39:39

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There are many things your smartphone can do. It can remind you of an appointment, wake you up in the morning, give you the latest news, keep you up-to-date with your friends, and now, apparently, it can scare the hell out of you. More appropriately, your smartphone has a technology that can alert you when danger is on your doorstep. This technology comes thanks to the geniuses from organizations like the NOAA, FEMA, CTIA, etc....

Weather Forecasting Made Easier With Smartphones And Tablets
2013-02-07 12:35:15

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Observation has long been a key component in forecasting the weather. Early civilizations relied on reoccurring astronomical and meteorological events to help monitor seasonal changes in the weather, while short-term weather changes were predicted — with varying degrees of accuracy — by changes based on appearances of clouds and other optical phenomena. More recently satellites and supercomputers have been used to...


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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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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