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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...

2010-08-09 12:11:00

DENVER, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A partnership between 7News and Bella Energy will power the 24/7 Weather Center with solar energy. The new solar array provides enough power to offset over 25,000 lbs of carbon emissions every year and will make the 24/7 Weather Center one of the only clean energy broadcast segments in the country. Today, on 7News at 4PM Mike Nelson will flip on the switch to the solar power array from the Denver's 7 rooftop. "The Sun powers the weather and now the Sun will...

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2009-06-30 06:00:00

An $11.9 million tornado research project resulted in only one tornado being studied during a 35-day period. The first phase of the Verification of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment 2, also known as Vortex2, ran from May 10 to June 13. Next year, a second phase of the project will run from May 1 to June 15. Nearly 120 researchers from universities and government agencies traveled over 11,000 miles during the first phase of Vortex2.  Despite all their searching, the group was only able to...

2009-06-05 21:55:00

VORTEX2 Coverage Results in Live On-Air and Online Stream of Super Cell in Goshen County/>, Wyoming/> ATLANTA/>, June 5/> /PRNewswire/ -- The Weather Channel (TWC) today broadcast and streamed online live footage of a super cell tornado in Goshen County, WY./> The footage was broadcast live and commercial free for over an hour by the TWC team embedded with Vortex2. TWC meteorologist Mike Bettes/> is on scene, allowing viewers to experience the power of weather and the...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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