National Weather Service

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the federal agency in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that is responsible for weather forecast and preparation of weather maps

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The National Weather Service forecasts early morning lows of 16 degrees for Saturday and 13 degrees for Sunday in both major Antelope Valley cities.
The National Weather Service typically runs a suite of different forecasting models on supercomputers at its National Meteorological Center in Suitland, Md.
The National Weather Service understands better than most just how devastating a natural disaster can be to business continuity and communications," said Stacy Hayes, vice president of operations and business development at DS3 DataVaulting.
For one thing, the computer had access to hourly data on upper-atmosphere winds -- information the National Weather Service didn't have.
The live, local weather conditions are delivered to millions of consumers via the Internet and mobile devices, more than 100 state and local government agencies including the National Weather Service, and to broadcast television stations, schools, and businesses.
We have no control over getting that (computer) up,'' said Jamie Meier of the National Weather Service in Oxnard, which is also tied into the station, ``other than putting the pressure on them'' to get it fixed.
Bottom left: On the ground, Lance Bosart studies weather maps in the National Weather Service office before making his forecast for the next day's weather.
In addition, based on 10-day National Weather Service forecasts, WebsiteSmart is automatically updated with Weather Alerts to display products, promotions and services that reflect pre-determined weather triggers.
NOAA's National Weather Service is the official source of weather data, forecasts and warnings for the United States and its territories.
The National Weather Service has forecast a 20 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms through Saturday, when high temperatures in valleys are expected to ``come back with a vengeance,'' said Jamie Meier of the National Weather Service in Oxnard.
Wind gusts were measured at 52 mph Friday afternoon at Lake Palmdale and at 49 mph at Fox Field in Lancaster, the National Weather Service said.
For the critical days leading up to and subsequent to Katrina's landfall in Florida and the Louisiana and Mississippi Gulf Coast, the National Weather Service (NWS), state and local government agencies, consumers, mobile users, businesses and broadcast networks relied on live weather information from WeatherBug Tracking Stations to effectively communicate live, accurate life-saving information to millions during Hurricane Katrina.
I wanted to prove Death Valley is hotter where I'm at in comparison to Furnace Creek," he said, referring to the site of the park's official visitor's center, where the National Weather Service takes temperature readings.
WeatherBug Digital Forecast, a revolutionary advancement in weather forecasting, stems from the reciprocal, long-term relationship with NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS).
PALMDALE - Tuesday's rain set a record for the date, breaking a rainfall total that had stood for April 4 for 28 years, the National Weather Service said.
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