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14 January 2019
Weather Satellites are Far More Vital Than You Think
I’ve written a lot here about weather satellites here, and how a decent forecast beyond three days would be impossible without them. They are indispensable to everyone from forecasters to firefighters to pilots. While you mainly see GOES (geostationary satellites) images on TV, I just finished a weathercast showing the image above from a satellite in Polar Orbit. I used it to show where the snow fell this weekend, but …