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27 April 2013

Reprint of NWS Announcement That Dual Pole Radar Upgrade is Complete.

NOAA’s National Weather Service completes Doppler radar upgrades Advanced technology proves valuable during severe weather April 25, 2013 Dual-pol data shows what type of precipitation is falling based on its shape.Download here (Credit: NOAA) This week, the National Weather Servicecompleted the dual-polarization technology update in Brownsville, Texas – concluding the 122 NWS radar site upgrades throughout the country. This new advanced technology is helping federal weather forecasters more accurately track, assess and …


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March 2013 is 337th Consecutive Month Above 20th Century Average

From NOAA: While Mother Nature was still giving the United States the cold shoulder during March, many other areas across the world experienced higher-than-average monthly temperatures according to the latest statistics from NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center. The average global temperature for March 2013 tied with 2006 as the 10th warmest March since record keeping began in 1880. It also marked the 37th consecutive March and 337th consecutive month with a global …


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