Satellite View Of Cloud Tops Might Warn Of Storms

Wednesday, July 9, 2008 - 12:28 in Earth & Climate

For three years, a new way to use data collected by NOAA weather satellites has been giving North Alabama short-term warnings of "pop-up" thunderstorms. This new computer program is now spreading to other parts of the U.S. and the world. Later this summer a version of the new weather program will begin forecasting storms throughout Central America, Southern Mexico and the Dominican Republic.

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