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2011-09-06 09:55:00

Radiometrics Corporation announces successful deployments of the MP-3000A radiometer system for improved prediction of short-term weather impacting wind power generation and utility load forecasting. Additionally, a radiometer recently deployed with the U.S. National Weather Service is providing real-time data for a regional air traffic control center. Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) September 06, 2011 Radiometrics Corporation, a privately held company headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, has...

2009-09-14 13:24:07

Microwave imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite revealed extremely high thunderstorms in Typhoon Choi-Wan as it began passing the island of Sai-Pan in the Western Pacific Ocean. The U.S. National Weather Service has already issued a tropical storm warning and a typhoon watch for Tinian, Saipan and Agrihan in the Northern Mariana Islands. Saipan is the largest island and capital of the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The Northern Marianas are a chain of 15 tropical islands...

2009-05-21 05:01:00

Coincides with U.S. National Hurricane Preparedness Week BETHESDA, Md., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Satellite LLC announces the kickoff of its third annual "Test Your Satellite Phone" initiative. In partnership with The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International, Iridium encourages emergency workers and first responders to prepare now to ensure that one of their most critical lifelines in a disaster - their satellite phone - works properly. Similar to the...

2006-07-20 08:56:03

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Temperatures will average above normal in most of the United States in August, extending what has been the warmest year on record so far, the U.S. National Weather Service said on Thursday. "We've had record average warmth in 2006, and the outlook for August is above-normal for much of the country," said Edward O'Lenic, meteorologist for the NWS. The heat in August will be focused on the southern and central parts of the country, with temperatures well-above...

2006-03-13 09:45:00

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. demand for heating fuels is expected to be about 5 percent below normal for this time of year and 16 percent below the year-ago period as mild temperatures mark the approach of spring, the U.S. National Weather Service said Monday. Heating oil demand for the entire country is expected to be 10.1 percent below normal, compared with the almost 17 percent below normal last week, according to NWS. The forecast for this week is for demand to be 20.75 percent below a year...

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