National Weather Service modernization
Corporate Authors:United States, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Climatic Changes/United States
Meteorological Satellites/United States
Severe Storms/Remote Sensing/United States
Weather Forecasting/United States
Description:WSR-88D NEXRAD Installation -- Operator at WSR-88D PUP -- WSR-88D Time Lapse Loops: Cold frontal passage, St. Louis radar 1. Reflectivity 2. Velocity -- WSR-88D Time Lapse Loops: Cold frontal passage, Melbourne, FL radar 1. Reflectivity 2. Velocity -- CRAY C-90 Supercomputer NMC-Camp Springs, MD -- GOES I (8) 1. Launch 2. Coverage Animation 3. Imagery -- Automatic Surface Observation System (ASOS) -- NWS Meteorologist Training -- NOAA Weather Radio Broadcast -- NWS Modernized Field Office -- WSR-88D 1. Radar Coverage Map 2. Doppler Principle -- Hurricane Satellite Loops: 1. Hurricane Hugo 2. Hurricane Andrew 3. Hurricane Gilbert -- Pre-Modernized NWS Field Office -- 1. Manual Weather Observation 2. Balloon Launch 3. Pre-Doppler Radar Displays -- Severe Weather 1. Tornadoes 2. Snow 3. Flooding.
B-Roll footage of the NWS modernization and reorganization program that will create the national meteorological service of the future. Describes the latest forecasting tools and techniques that provide advanced warning of severe weather events.
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