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27 July 2010

Weathering the Gulf cleanup: Providing better forecasts over water

Responding to the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico has required hundreds of ships and steady air traffic – both of which depend on having accurate weather forecasts to operate safely. Unfortunately, meteorologists haven’t have the ability to track weather conditions as well over the water as they do on land, which can lead to less accurate weather forecasts. To address that need, the National Weather Service asked atmospheric …


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