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Daphne Thompson

Daphne Thompson

Daphne is the Content Marketing Manager. Her prior experience includes working at the National Weather Center, Norman Emergency Management, and National Weather Service. With a degree in Meteorology from OU and previous outreach experience, she is able to bridge the gap between science and the general public.

Recent Posts by Daphne Thompson:

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 18, 2019 3:25:34 PM

Rivers that were once frozen recently experienced rapid melting from a combination of warmer temperatures and heavy rains. In Plattsmouth, NE the Missouri River crested at 40.62 feet, nearly four feet higher than …

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Topics:Flood

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 25, 2019 3:14:11 PM

Just about every type of weather happened somewhere in the US over the past weekend. Heavy rains, tornadoes, blizzards, flooding, and even a typhoon near Guam caused, and continue to …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScopeTornadoSnowHurricaneFlood

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 18, 2019 3:15:13 PM

What a difference a year makes! Last year, California ski resorts were hurting with the Sierra Nevada range seeing minimal amounts of snow. But this year? It's quite a different story. The …

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Topics:WeatherOpsSnow

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 6, 2019 2:36:22 PM

On February 5, some lucky people along the Iowa and Illinois border were treated to an unusual winter phenomenon. As an ice storm moved in, not only were they getting …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScope

by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 24, 2019 2:33:06 PM

Search for "pancake ice", and you'll undoubtedly get results for places that serve breakfast and ice cream. However, it is a winter phenomenon with a very unusual appearance that has …

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Topics:SnowFrontier

by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 23, 2019 2:37:26 PM

Those in the North and Northeast have recently been experiencing frigid wind chills. Wind chill is the temperature equivalent perceived by humans, caused by the effects of air temperature, relative …

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Topics:WeatherOps

by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 22, 2019 1:45:25 PM

Have you seen the icy images of Niagara Falls? Anything outside that can freeze, has frozen. Extreme cold in New York has set some records this week, and wind chills …

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Topics:WeatherOpsSnow

by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 17, 2019 3:45:27 PM

Are you ready for another blast of cold air and snow? The storm system currently bringing rain to California and snow to the Rockies will soon bring freezing temperatures and …

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Topics:WeatherOpsSnow

by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 7, 2019 2:06:47 PM

The ebb and flow of tides are a constant. In some areas of the country, it has made a significant economic impact though. With the right flow and depth of bays, ships can …

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Topics:GIS

by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 31, 2018 1:18:46 PM

Another eventful weather year is winding down. Over 2018, we wrote about all types of severe weather from winter storms to hurricanes. We discussed the current weather events, educated many the …

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Topics:WeatherOps

by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 17, 2018 3:38:51 PM

Weather is always affecting us. What you wear daily depends on the temperature and chances of precipitation. In the winter, low-pressure systems regularly bring rain, snow, and frigid air. In …

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Topics:WeatherOpsGIS

by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 13, 2018 2:29:08 PM

A strong cold front is currently heading towards the Gulf of Mexico and will produce elevated winds and seas from now through Saturday. Southerly winds of 20-30 knots are expected …

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Topics:WeatherOpsOffshoreOil & GasWind

by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 11, 2018 2:47:46 PM

Have you ever stepped outside and all the trees and surfaces are covered with frost? If you look close enough, it sometimes resembles sharp spikes, and other times it may …

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Topics:Snow

by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 10, 2018 2:31:39 PM

Over the weekend a strong storm system brought wintry precipitation to an area ranging from Texas to the Carolinas. A State of Emergency was issued in both North Carolina and …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScopeSnow

by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 3, 2018 2:41:04 PM

Many worry about severe weather and tornadoes in the spring, but they can happen any time of year, as was proven over the weekend. Mother Nature doesn't keep a calendar, …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScopeTornado

by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 30, 2018 3:38:34 PM

It's been a rough month for many in California. First, they dealt with massive wildfires in both northern and southern parts of the state. Then, the rain came. While the …

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Topics:WildfireFlood

by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 29, 2018 3:10:16 PM

Winter is on the way, and many areas have already experienced their first snowfall, along with frigid temperatures. It may be cold, and daylight is limited, but some rare phenomena …

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Topics:Snow

by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 26, 2018 2:33:19 PM

If you watched the Macy's Day Parade while preparing your Thanksgiving meal, you heard that the record-breaking low temperature in New York City dipped down to 19°F. Numerous record lows …

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Topics:SnowWildfire

by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 16, 2018 2:04:42 PM

Turn on the news, and you're bound to hear stories about the fires in the West followed by additional footage of heavy snowfall in the East. Some are dealing with …

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Topics:WeatherOpsSnowFrontierWildfire

by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 15, 2018 3:26:48 PM

Winter seems to have arrived early for those in the Appalachians and East Coast. Residents in the area have been dealing with all types of frozen precipitation today. Snow, freezing …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScopeSnow

by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 8, 2018 3:40:33 PM

Residents of Butte County, California, are being asked to evacuate as a massive wildfire developed, then quickly expanded in coverage over the course of just a few hours. It has …

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Topics:Wildfire

by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 6, 2018 2:59:03 PM

Overnight on November 5, tornadoes were spotted across the southern states. Nocturnal tornadoes are especially tough on communities since they are near impossible to see, and many are asleep and …

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Topics:RadarScopeTornado

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 29, 2018 2:03:10 PM

It's been a busy year, and many can probably name at least a few of the hurricanes that impacted the US. So, how many did we have and how strong …

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Topics:WeatherOpsHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 24, 2018 12:20:02 PM

Super Typhoon Yutu has made landfall on the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Currently tracking north of Guam, Yutu has winds of near 180 mph, stronger than Hurricane Michael …

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Topics:WeatherOpsHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 22, 2018 2:38:31 PM

Hurricane Willa is now a category 5 storm with winds of 160 mph. While currently in the Pacific Ocean and expected to hit the west coast of Mexico, its remnants …

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Topics:WeatherOpsHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 16, 2018 1:33:43 PM

The Llano River, located west of Austin, approached record level flooding today. Evacuations were ordered overnight as the water rose multiple feet and flooded homes. Rain chances remain high for …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScopeFlood

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 10, 2018 2:19:44 PM

Hurricane Michael entered the Florida Panhandle as a strong category 4 storm, and catastrophic damage is expected. Not only will there be long-term power outages and flooding, but the wind …

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Topics:WeatherOpsHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 8, 2018 2:02:03 PM

A hurricane is currently approaching the Gulf Coast. Intensifying quickly over the weekend, Michael is now a Cat 1 with maximum winds of 75 mph. Further strengthening is expected before …

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Topics:TropicalHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 2, 2018 2:13:47 PM

Every year multiple people die from lightning strikes, cattle are killed, crops can be damaged, and fires started, impacting both homes and land. With a temperature 5x hotter than the …

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Topics:WeatherOpsLightning

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 25, 2018 1:34:55 PM

Super Typhoon Trami is currently heading for Japan. This massive cyclone has winds equivalent to that of a Cat 4 hurricane. There are numerous small islands in its path, including …

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Topics:WeatherOpsHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 24, 2018 3:01:41 PM

"Turn around, don't drown" is an actionable tagline and something we should all keep in mind when rain begins to fall. Late last week, Oklahoma and Texas both experienced flash …

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Topics:RadarScopeFlood

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 17, 2018 2:28:09 PM

While Florence may have moved away, the water is still rising across North Carolina. Towns are cut off by floodwaters, and people continue to be rescued from their homes. While …

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Topics:WeatherOpsFlood

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 13, 2018 3:39:22 PM

Water, water, everywhere; this may end up being the true story of Hurricane Florence. While now a category 2 hurricane, the damage from this storm is expected to come from …

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Topics:WeatherOpsHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 12, 2018 2:14:17 PM

As Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast, locations from the Outer Banks southward to Charleston will feel the effects of this category 3 storm. The threat from inland flooding and …

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Topics:WeatherOpsHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 11, 2018 2:08:19 PM

Hurricane Florence will bring life-threatening storm surge along a significant portion of the North Carolina Coast from the South Carolina border northward to Albemarle Sound. Along with this, inland flooding …

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Topics:WeatherOpsHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 10, 2018 1:51:55 PM

Florence has once again become a major hurricane and may intensify further. Wind speeds are currently more than 130 mph which makes it a solid category four hurricane. Impacts from …

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Topics:WeatherOpsHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 6, 2018 1:33:08 PM

Have you ever wondered why a hurricane goes where it goes? What makes it move in one direction as opposed to another? Why do some curve or make loops and …

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Topics:Hurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 5, 2018 2:18:23 PM

Gordon made landfall along the Gulf Coast Tuesday night and has now been downgraded to a Tropical Depression. However, its slow movement means that locations along its path will experience …

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Topics:WeatherOpsGIS

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 4, 2018 1:44:38 PM

Tropical Storm Gordon formed over the holiday weekend and is now sitting in the Gulf of Mexico. Hurricane, Tropical Storm, and Storm Surge warnings are now in effect for the …

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Topics:WeatherOpsTropicalHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 31, 2018 1:55:00 PM

Inversion of Control is a standard technique in software, and some software communities may be familiar with the term. It is probably a less familiar term to many developers in …

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Topics:Developers

by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 23, 2018 2:19:27 PM

As Hurricane Lane continues its path around the Hawaiian Islands, a lot of rain is in the forecast. Flash Flood Warnings are in effect, schools and businesses are closed, and …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScopeTropical

by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 22, 2018 11:49:22 AM

The Central Pacific Hurricane Center has issued hurricane warnings for Hawaii County and Maui County. Watches are now in effect for Oahu and Kauai. Hurricane Lane remains a major hurricane …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScopeTropical

by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 21, 2018 3:00:46 PM

Lane is now a high end, category 4 hurricane with wind speeds of 155 mph. Although it has been cruising westward in the Pacific Ocean, the forecast has it turning …

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Topics:WeatherOpsTropical

by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 14, 2018 3:12:22 PM

New York was hammered with storms earlier today that has led to flash flood warnings in many parts of the state. Rivers are high, and flooding is closing roads and …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScopeFlood

by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 10, 2018 2:15:36 PM

Have you noticed that sunsets are more colorful lately? Have you caught yourself grabbing your phone or camera to capture a photo of spectacular red skies as the sun goes …

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Topics:Wildfire

by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 10, 2018 9:58:09 AM

The Weather Research and Forecasting Model (WRF) is the mesoscale model of choice for researchers around the world. It also the model behind NCEP’s 3-km HRRR forecasts. Nearly two hundred …

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Topics:Developers

by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 9, 2018 2:51:09 PM

We released a new version of the WeatherOps app this week and are excited about the new radar options. You have a choice now whether you want to view mosaic …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScope

by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 6, 2018 2:42:49 PM

The Pacific Ocean is very active right now. Currently, there is one major hurricane, one hurricane, one tropical storm, and one disturbance that has a good chance of being named …

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Topics:WeatherOpsTropicalHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 6, 2018 2:01:53 PM

Tomorrow, Tuesday, August 7, we will update your WeatherOps mobile app to include RadarScope single-site radar layers! At that time, you'll be required to reset your password to continue using the app …

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Topics:WeatherOps

by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 2, 2018 2:30:35 PM

Hurricane Hector formed today as a Category 1 storm and is expected to be a major hurricane by this weekend. Hector's forecasted path could bring it very near the Hawaiian …

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Topics:WeatherOpsTropicalHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 31, 2018 3:34:30 PM

The Carr Fire in Northern California continues to burn out of control. It is now the 7th most destructive fire in state history. Over 110,000 acres have burned, more than …

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Topics:WeatherOpsFrontierWildfire

by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 27, 2018 3:44:47 PM

The Carr fire, near Redding, California, has burned over 44,000 acres and is only 3% contained. As residents in Shasta County evacuate, the fire continues to spread due to gusty …

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Topics:WeatherOpsFrontierWildfire

by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 23, 2018 2:23:30 PM

Many people look at radar images and associate bad weather with the bright colors. Most of the time this would be the correct thing to do. However, sometimes it is …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScopeLive EventsWindThunderstorm

by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 19, 2018 2:27:53 PM

Is your grass starting turn yellow? Do your trees look like they have already thrown in the towel? Is your air conditioner struggling to keep your temperature down while your …

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Topics:HeatFrontier

by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 16, 2018 3:04:52 PM

Dust that originated in the Saharan Desert has been traveling across the Atlantic Ocean for the past few weeks. Not only does this contribute to some very colorful sunsets, but …

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Topics:TropicLearn

by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 9, 2018 2:43:44 PM

WeatherOps is working alongside those handling the Thailand cave rescue operation to provide accurate weather support. High water has been a significant issue with the attempt to rescue 12 boys …

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Topics:WeatherOpsNewsFlood

by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 5, 2018 1:58:00 PM

Employee safety is critical at wind farms, so our WeatherOps and GIS products are vital to customers in the renewable energy industry. There are multiple large energy companies and wind farms who commonly …

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Topics:Renewable EnergyWind

by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 11, 2018 3:23:51 PM

Overnight storms in Philadelphia led to multiple inches of rain and a flash flood warning. So much rain fell that part of I-76 had to be shut down. Stranded cars …

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Topics:FloodGIS

by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 8, 2018 11:27:45 AM

It's hurricane season, and that means people on the coast need to be on the look-out for storms developing over the ocean. However, not all hurricanes affect people. Take, for …

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Topics:WeatherOpsHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 6, 2018 12:18:03 PM

Many in the Dallas area were awakened in the middle of the night by hail up to the size of baseballs. Severe storms moved through the area after midnight. Damage …

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Topics:RadarScopeHailGIS

by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 5, 2018 1:28:31 PM

With the start of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season officially here, you may be thinking back to last year's destructive storms. Some were so bad that the names were retired. Tropical …

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Topics:TropicalHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 1, 2018 2:45:28 PM

Today, June 1, marks the official beginning of Hurricane Season in the Atlantic. Last year was pretty rough for many, and Puerto Rico has yet to recover from Hurricane Maria …

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Topics:TropicalHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on May 31, 2018 3:58:38 PM

While many may think of WDT as the parent company of WeatherOps forecasts or RadarScope, we are much more than that. We also work with all types of weather data …

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Topics:RadarScopeDevelopersTropicalFrontierFloodGIS

by Daphne Thompson, on May 29, 2018 3:21:38 PM

In 2016, Ellicott City, Maryland experienced a major flood when 6 inches of rain fell in two hours. Many buildings damaged in that flood had either recently been repaired or …

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Topics:FloodGIS

by Daphne Thompson, on May 18, 2018 1:04:56 PM

On Friday, May 11, 2018, a wildfire in the Texas Panhandle played a role in the development of a thunderstorm. This storm eventually evolved into a supercell thunderstorm that tracked …

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Topics:RadarScopeWildfire

by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 30, 2018 10:55:45 AM

A Gulf of Mexico Planner has been released, joining the WeatherOps Winter Weather and Thunderstorm and Rainfall planners introduced earlier this year. Issued daily at 6 am CT, it features …

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Topics:WeatherOps

by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 16, 2018 2:36:35 PM

It may be mid-April, but it sure doesn't feel like spring in many US locations. It's more like January 16th, as opposed to April 16th. It has been cold, windy, …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScopeFrontier

by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 12, 2018 1:53:18 PM

Face it, flooding, heavy snow or ice, tornadoes, and hurricanes all have negative impacts on business operations. Do you close early? Do you let everyone work from home for a …

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Topics:WeatherOps

by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 2, 2018 2:54:14 PM

Radar and satellite provide different perspectives of weather and are used daily by meteorologists. Sometimes it is easier to understand what you see on satellite by viewing the same data …

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Topics:RadarScope

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 30, 2018 11:04:36 AM

Typhoon Jelawat is the third named storm and the first typhoon of the year in the Western Pacific. Jelawat will continue on a northeastward track, staying several hundred miles north …

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Topics:WeatherOpsTropical

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 23, 2018 11:13:32 AM

High-impact weather events such as tropical cyclones, floods, wildfires, droughts, winter storms, and tornadoes bring dangerous impacts including a heightened risk of catastrophic damage. There has been a notable increase …

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Topics:WeatherOps

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 22, 2018 2:07:48 PM

Over the central Mediterranean Sea, the strong south to southeast winds are known locally as Sirocco. These winds can significantly impact outdoor events, offshore operations, passenger ships, and local population …

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Topics:WeatherOps

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 21, 2018 2:34:13 PM

A weak area of low pressure (Invest 90B) formed a couple of hundred miles southwest of Sri Lanka last week, serving as a good reminder that the North Indian Ocean …

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Topics:WeatherOpsTropical

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 20, 2018 3:15:35 PM

From tornadoes to floods, wildfires, and snow, this week will see it all. Spring is here, and the changing weather patterns mean that all types of severe weather are on …

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Topics:WeatherOpsTornadoSnowThunderstormFlood

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 14, 2018 1:26:50 PM

WDT has become the leading weather provider for offshore assets in the Gulf of Mexico. Our WeatherOps services, which include custom site-specific weather reports, hazardous weather alerts, and meteorologist consultation, …

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Topics:WeatherOpsOffshore

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 13, 2018 1:43:47 PM

Weather forecasting has improved drastically over the past decades due to advancements in technology. Over a century ago, forecasters relied solely on simple observations of temperature and pressure. It wasn’t …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScope

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 12, 2018 2:25:55 PM

While some are still digging out from the last winter storm, or awaiting power to return, a new nor'easter is beginning to form. The low-pressure center associated with this next …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScope

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 8, 2018 1:13:50 PM

You may have spring fever. You may be ready for grass to turn green and flowers to bloom. But, are you prepared for the threat of severe weather this spring? …

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Topics:WeatherOps

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 6, 2018 1:30:10 PM

As the past nor'easter moves away, another is now in the forecast for New England. Last week's storm left nearly 2 million without power, damaged to homes and businesses, and …

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Topics:WeatherOps

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 5, 2018 2:01:05 PM

When working in an offshore environment, the air-sea interaction is a challenging issue that operational personnel need to address. Of this interaction, seas are typically the most problematic. Our marine …

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Topics:WeatherOps

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 1, 2018 12:12:54 PM

As March begins, both the East and West Coast are being impacted coastal storms. Heavy rain, snow, and strong winds are in the forecast with these low-pressure systems. While this …

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Topics:WeatherOpsPrecipitationWildfire

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 28, 2018 3:32:58 PM

Can you believe that March starts tomorrow? There is an old proverb that says "If March comes in like a lion, it will go out like a lamb." The thought …

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Topics:WeatherOps

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 27, 2018 10:02:00 AM

Norman, OK – February 27, 2018 — Weather Decision Technologies, Inc.® (WDT), the world’s leading decision support and weather analytics company, announces new daily planners designed to assist decision-makers with significant winter weather, …

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Topics:WeatherOpsCompany NewsSnowThunderstormPrecipitation

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 26, 2018 3:03:14 PM

On February 24, 2018, a potent storm system tracked from the Southern Plains into the Upper Midwest, resulting in widespread showers and thunderstorms, heavy rainfall, and severe weather across ten …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScopeTornadoThunderstorm

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 23, 2018 1:40:48 PM

When you look at a weather map, you will often see the location of warm and cold fronts marked with specific symbols. A warm front is drawn as a red …

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Topics:GeneralPrecipitation

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 21, 2018 4:22:53 PM

Our team is always trying to make our products as easy as possible for our users. While there are many features you enjoy in Commander, they weren't available in the …

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Topics:WeatherOps

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 20, 2018 10:32:22 AM

Over the weekend Tropical Cyclone Kelvin developed an impressive eye hours after moving inland near Anna Plains, Australia. Typically tropical cyclones weaken after landfall due to increasing friction and the …

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Topics:WeatherOpsTropical

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 19, 2018 2:33:47 PM

I was awoken this morning by my WeatherOps app alerting me to a variety of weather that is expected this week. Just one look and I knew that spring was …

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Topics:WeatherOps

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 16, 2018 2:23:10 PM

With the coldest Winter Olympics in decades, many athletes are in their element, preferring the chill to warmer games in years past. With the cold has come strong and gusty …

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Topics:WeatherOpsLive Events

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 15, 2018 11:33:17 AM

Snow forecasts are a challenge for meteorologists, mainly since heavy snowfall often occurs in narrow bands. The three critical ingredients for heavy snow are moisture, lift, and instability. 1) Moisture …

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Topics:WeatherOpsSnow

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 14, 2018 11:02:31 AM

It's Valentine's Day and you may be seeing roses or heart-shaped candy boxes around the office, but what about some weather love? If you look in the right places, you …

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Topics:RadarScopeSnow

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 13, 2018 2:29:37 PM

Since November 27, 2017, WeatherOps has been providing continuous weather monitoring and support to NBC Sports for the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. Our Daily Planners deliver a seven-day …

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Topics:WeatherOps

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 12, 2018 2:54:22 PM

It may still be a few more months before the US needs to worry about intense hurricanes, however in the South Pacific Ocean conditions differ. It is Tropical Cyclone season …

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Topics:WeatherOpsTropical

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 8, 2018 2:14:56 PM

The northeast monsoon refers to the seasonal winds that flow southward from the cold Asian continent as strong high pressure develops over Siberia during winter. These cold, dry north to …

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Topics:WeatherOpsTropical

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 2, 2018 11:59:56 AM

The Australian tropical cyclone season officially began on November 1, 2017, but the first tropical cyclone didn’t form until November 22. Through the first few weeks of the season, atmospheric …

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Topics:WeatherOpsTropical

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 1, 2018 1:18:20 PM

Tomorrow is Punxsutawney Phil's big day! At 7:25 am ET, he will come out of his burrow to a crowd of fans where a man in a top hat and …

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Topics:FrontierGIS

by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 31, 2018 2:53:38 PM

A prescribed, or controlled, burn is a fire that is strategically ignited for the benefit of communities, ecosystems, and the environment. It’s a useful tool for managing plant and animal …

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Topics:WeatherOpsWildfire

by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 29, 2018 2:54:36 PM

Parts of France and Switzerland are currently under water after heavy rains caused the Seine, Rhine, and Rhone rivers to rise. The lower floor of the Louvre is at risk …

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Topics:FrontierFlood

by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 26, 2018 2:25:52 PM

Do you ever have one of those mornings where you just wake up with a headache? Or maybe the day is going just fine and then as the wind changes …

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Topics:RadarScopeThunderstorm

by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 25, 2018 3:36:29 PM

The weather patterns that affect northern Australia are monsoonal. There are distinct wet and dry patterns, driven by seasonal winds. From December through March, northeast monsoon winds flow across Southeast …

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Topics:WeatherOpsTropical

by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 22, 2018 2:37:49 PM

It's windy outside, the air is dry, and so is the vegetation; these are variables that often lead to wildfires. However, there are more ingredients than just these that cause …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScopeWildfire

by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 17, 2018 1:36:26 PM

Nor’easters are powerful winter storms that can bring hurricane-force wind gusts, coastal flooding, and substantial snowfall to portions of the eastern United States. These low-pressure centers typically develop over the …

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Topics:WeatherOps

by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 16, 2018 2:48:48 PM

Sea fog poses a significant challenge to marine operations in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Locations such as Galveston and the Houston Ship Channel frequently experience visibility restrictions from sea …

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Topics:WeatherOps

by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 3, 2018 1:07:52 PM

The year has started out very cold for the central and eastern US with many spots in the teens and single digits. As the first week of 2018 comes to …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScopeSnowFrontier

by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 19, 2017 1:52:36 PM

As 2017 comes to an end, let's look back at some of the significant weather events we blogged or socialized about this year. From blizzards to wildfires to hurricanes, it …

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Topics:TornadoSnowHurricaneThunderstormWildfireFlood

by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 8, 2017 11:23:46 AM

There was an unusual site in the south overnight and it is continuing this morning. Snow began to fall in San Antonio last night and is still falling in areas …

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Topics:RadarScopeSnow

by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 5, 2017 2:16:56 PM

When the Santa Ana winds combine with a drought and fire, Southern California ends up in major trouble. This is what is currently happening in Ventura County. The Thomas Fire …

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Topics:WeatherOpsWildfire

by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 4, 2017 12:02:06 PM

If you've wanted some snow, head up to the Dakotas today. Actually, if you don't already live up there then you probably should stay put. Between the snow and high …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScopeSnow

by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 20, 2017 1:26:44 PM

I don't know about you, but I do not enjoy the winter sky being dark by 6 pm. I much prefer there being light until close to 9 pm like …

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Topics:General

by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 17, 2017 1:46:06 PM

The 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season will officially end on November 30. From Arlene to Rina, it has been an active few months. Let's take a look at the storms that …

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Topics:TropicalHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 15, 2017 10:15:32 AM

Today, we celebrate GIS Day. This is a day to showcase all the various areas that maps are used and to show how important Geographic Information Systems technology is to …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 14, 2017 1:34:25 PM

Does the temperature affect the crime rate? Are more crimes committed when it is hot out and less when it is cold? Let's look at what the data show. He is …

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Topics:HeatFeatured

by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 10, 2017 4:09:03 PM

The Midwest will see some cold temperatures, rain and even snow this weekend. People attending games both for college and the NFL should be prepared, especially for cold temperatures and …

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Topics:Live Events

by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 9, 2017 3:09:11 PM

For the past few years, there has been a lot of talk in the news about El Niño. Now, it's time for the opposite pattern to appear: La Niña. The …

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Topics:Cross EnterpriseFrontier

by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 7, 2017 1:05:40 PM

Weather and climate disasters are occurring at an alarming rate in the US. Hurricanes, wildfires, floods, tornadoes; all can cause a catastrophic loss in a matter of seconds. But are …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 1, 2017 3:14:52 PM

Tonight, we will have one of the most exciting events in all of sports when the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros meet in Game 7 of the World Series …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 31, 2017 2:47:51 PM

Halloween is a favorite holiday for many, and one where a lot of time is spent outdoors. Whether it is dressing up and going to a party or taking the …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 30, 2017 3:23:18 PM

The Northeast has been battling with a strong coastal storm since Sunday. The area of low pressure is moving northward, out of upstate New York and through southern Quebec causing …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 25, 2017 2:30:33 PM

As we approach Halloween, most of us are either wearing sweaters or jackets. Some areas in the country are already tackling snow. Other areas are setting new record high temperatures …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 24, 2017 2:07:08 PM

Tonight, the Los Angeles Dodgers will play their first World Series in nearly 30 years when they take on the Houston Astros, who themselves haven’t played in the Fall Classic …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 23, 2017 2:21:05 PM

In Oklahoma, we like to say that Tornado Season starts on January 1 and ends on December 31. So, it wasn't a huge surprise when tornado warned storms occurred on …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 20, 2017 1:58:26 PM

How much time do you spend buying food and drinks for tailgating? How much time do you spend to make sure you have everything you need to be in a …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 19, 2017 1:31:06 PM

One day the sky is clear blue and another day clouds are there to create a beautiful sunset. Clouds can also have a negative connotation when associated with a thunderstorm or …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 17, 2017 2:41:48 PM

On fall mornings, it isn't unusual to see water on the grass. It didn't rain, so why is everything wet? What you are seeing is dew. This water forms on …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 11, 2017 2:12:01 PM

Let’s play a game. See if you can spot all the lightning strikes. RadarScope and North American Radar with Real-time Lightning How did you do? We have assumed that our …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 11, 2017 1:32:18 PM

While most people have heard of the Santa Ana Winds, few people know of the Diablo Winds. The recent fires in Wine Country of California have spread to cover over …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 9, 2017 2:20:37 PM

An NWS Red Flag Warning is currently in effect for a large portion of California as wildfires burn across the state. The latest area to feel the brunt of the drought …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 4, 2017 2:30:12 PM

Alright, which one of you ordered another hurricane? It may still be Atlantic Hurricane Season, but most of us are worn out from the seemingly constant barrage of damaging tropical …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 3, 2017 3:10:22 PM

Yesterday, we were talking about heavy snow in the Rockies. Today, we are looking at yesterday's tornadic storms in Kansas. If that doesn't say fall weather, I don't know what …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 2, 2017 3:09:39 PM

Technically, this is fall. For many, it means trees are changing colors, pulling out the light sweaters, and watching football. However, along the Rockies, it is quickly looking like winter …

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Topics:WeatherOpsSnow

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 28, 2017 2:53:26 PM

For many, it is starting to feel like fall. Snow has already been reported in northern states. But for those on the coast, they still need to be worried about …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 21, 2017 2:35:47 PM

It's been a rough hurricane season for many. Are you experiencing weather fatigue? Then let's take a break and look at some enjoyable weather images and videos for a change …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScopeRenewable EnergyOffshoreAgriculture

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 20, 2017 2:00:43 PM

As the eyewall of Hurricane Maria moves off the coast of Puerto Rico, they are being left with record-setting flooding. While most have concentrated on the damage to be caused …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 18, 2017 2:26:31 PM

It's the question of the day: Will Hurricane Maria follow Irma's path? Not much more than a week ago, Hurricane Irma caused massive devastation in the Caribbean Islands. Now, we have another …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 9, 2017 2:11:02 PM

Check out live streams of Hurricane Irma. Keep in mind, some streams may become unavailable throughout the day as the storm moves. To track the storm, download our RadarScope app …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 9, 2017 10:32:00 AM

With Irma bearing down on the South Florida coast, many people are beginning to compare this storm against one of the Atlantic’s previously strongest hurricanes, Andrew. Hurricane Andrew is the …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 7, 2017 2:59:04 PM

Everyone has been paying attention to Hurricane Irma as she approaches Florida and the East Coast. However, western states are more worried about wildfires. The weather is currently as diverse …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 6, 2017 3:06:27 PM

On the heels of Hurricane Harvey, the US braces for impact from a second major hurricane in as many weeks. With Hurricane Irma likely to make an impact somewhere on …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 5, 2017 1:23:26 PM

If you're reading this article, chances are pretty good you've heard of Hurricane Irma. She reached Category 5 this morning, the strongest on the Saffir-Simpson scale, with sustained winds of …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 31, 2017 2:10:02 PM

When Harvey struck the Texas coast as a Category 4 hurricane, he caused much damage. Not only were people affected in the direct area, but flooding has destroyed thousands of …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 30, 2017 3:13:37 PM

Founded in 1836 where the Buffalo Bayou met White Oak Bayou, Houston has faced many floods. Not long after being established, the settlement flooded. Initially swamp land, people began to …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 28, 2017 2:55:34 PM

Rain continues to fall in the Houston Metro area as Harvey moves very slowly towards the Gulf of Mexico where he may re-strengthen and have another landfall near Galveston. Many neighborhoods …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 26, 2017 3:27:00 PM

Harvey struck the Texas coast last night as a Category 4 hurricane. The peak gust recorded during landfall was 132 mph at Port Aransas. While Rockport, Texas took the brunt of …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 25, 2017 10:50:47 AM

Check out live streams of Hurricane Harvey. Keep in mind, some streams may become unavailable throughout the day as the storm reaches land. Also, learn more about Hurricane Harvey here …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 18, 2017 11:11:08 AM

In only three days, the Great American Solar Eclipse will occur. It's going to be a busy weekend as many begin to drive to their viewing destination in preparation for …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 9, 2017 1:42:41 PM

Have you ever looked at a RadarScope image and wondered what the associated weather would look like? Sometimes it is easy to understand what you are looking at on radar …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 7, 2017 2:52:23 PM

We love our daily planner and weather check products! Really, we do! We sent out over 30,000(!) forecast emails in a single week recently. The total forecast emails sent across the timeframe of the …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 4, 2017 2:43:35 PM

After recently having Tropical Storm Emily form overnight in the Gulf of Mexico and then cross Florida, we now have two more tropical disturbances. Is your company prepared for a …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 4, 2017 10:52:32 AM

One of the pain points we run into at WDT is customers that need bulk weather data but have no experience with scientific data formats. Since the release of our high-resolution analysis …

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Topics:SkyWiseDevelopers

by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 31, 2017 10:17:12 AM

When a tropical storm or hurricane approaches, many immediately worry about the winds. You will see residents and business owners boarding up windows as they anticipate wind damage. However, there …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 25, 2017 3:19:03 PM

Are you planning to go to an outdoor concert or event this spring or summer? Do you check the weather first? Many times, people have waited so long for their …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 24, 2017 2:08:11 PM

Heat waves are often underestimated weather hazards in terms of safety and damage to both sensitive crops and manmade constructs. Kinks in the jet stream, often called omega blocking or …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 11, 2017 12:08:49 PM

If you haven’t logged into your WeatherOps account for a month and a half, you may not realize that we launched a major redesign and re-architecture of Commander: Leading #Weather …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 21, 2017 2:54:39 PM

Tropical Storm Cindy may not be very strong, definitely nowhere near hurricane strength, but that doesn't mean she isn't causing damage. While many become concerned of wind damage from tropical …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 21, 2017 1:18:47 PM

The end of Tropical Storm Cindy is drawing near. She is currently causing heavy rain and flooding in the Gulf states. This rain will continue even after landfall, which expected …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 20, 2017 1:51:39 PM

The tropical system in the central Gulf of Mexico has acquired enough tropical characteristics to be declared Tropical Storm Cindy with winds of 45mph. Heavy rainfall is already occurring in the coastal …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 19, 2017 4:24:39 PM

If you live in, or have assets along the Gulf Coast, now is the time to start watching the weather closely. A tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico, known as …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 13, 2017 3:51:53 PM

The Atlantic Hurricane Season seems to be starting early this year. On April 20, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) named Arlene as the first tropical storm of the season. She was …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 8, 2017 2:07:38 PM

By now, we have all seen the photo of the man mowing the lawn with a tornado behind him. Just take a quick look at the news every week and …

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Topics:WeatherOpsLightningTornadoWindThunderstorm

by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 2, 2017 1:59:49 PM

We have all experienced a gust front, or outflow boundary, before. It is a process associated with thunderstorms and can cause winds strong enough to cause damage. While tied to …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScopeWindThunderstorm

by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 1, 2017 2:20:00 PM

As summer approaches, you may notice when you go to the beach you experience a nice, cool breeze blowing inland during the afternoon. This is known as a sea breeze, …

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Topics:RadarScopeSkyWiseWind

by Daphne Thompson, on May 30, 2017 10:40:36 AM

Mike Wolfinbarger received a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma. He leads our mobile development team and manages our direct-to-consumer mobile product suite (RadarScope and Weather Radio) …

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Topics:RadarScopeEmployee Spotlight

by Daphne Thompson, on May 25, 2017 3:02:56 PM

With Atlantic Hurricane season beginning on June 1, do you know why we name hurricanes? The strategies used to get the job done have changed multiple times since the foundation of …

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by Daphne Thompson, on May 24, 2017 2:51:44 PM

As summer approaches, so does the peak of lightning injuries and fatalities. More lightning fatalities happen in the months of June, July, and August that any other time of the year …

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Topics:WeatherOpsLightningThunderstorm

by Daphne Thompson, on May 23, 2017 2:36:54 PM

Have you heard of the dry line before? If you live in the Texas Panhandle or Oklahoma, this is nothing new to you. Every spring, the dry line is talked …

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Topics:RadarScopeSkyWiseThunderstorm

by Daphne Thompson, on May 16, 2017 2:29:16 PM

What makes the SkyWise® Insight API unique? After all, most weather APIs allow you to fetch data from the nearest weather station, which may be miles away. While this may …

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Topics:SkyWiseDevelopers

by Daphne Thompson, on May 16, 2017 1:29:37 PM

The WDT Annual Client Appreciation Storm Chase took place this year with clients and a few employees. This is an event we've repeated for years and is an opportunity for …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 25, 2017 3:07:00 PM

Heavy rain leads to flooding in North Carolina. A constant flow of moisture over the Raleigh-Durham area lead to rainfall totals over 8-inches in some areas on Monday. This area …

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Topics:RadarScopeFlood

by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 21, 2017 3:13:02 PM

Everyone has heard the saying: "April showers bring May flowers." What if those showers are torrential downpours with hail and high winds? Yeah, flowers don't really like that and such …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 20, 2017 2:21:26 PM

It's not unusual that artists enjoy painting the landscape and that includes the weather. It's time for the National Weather Center's 3rd Biennale showcasing a combination of weather and art. Being …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 19, 2017 1:19:34 PM

It may be only April, however, the Atlantic tropical season has begun a bit early. Subtropical Depression One was officially designated by the National Hurricane Center (NHC) today. Does this …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 6, 2017 1:27:53 PM

WeatherOps Commander is turning three this year, and those have been some busy years! We have added features to meet the needs of many different industries. Our product has been a part of concerts, …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 6, 2017 1:23:35 PM

Dan Rusk received a Master's Degree in Meteorology from the University of Oklahoma. Serving as a Senior Operations Meteorologist forecasting for WeatherOps, he makes certain that forecasts, planners, and other …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 5, 2017 12:49:56 PM

The Masters Golf Tournament is ongoing in Augusta, Georgia this week and the WeatherOps team is monitoring the event for CBS, NBC and ESPN. Severe weather has already impacted the tournament …

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Topics:WeatherOpsLive Events

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 30, 2017 2:28:53 PM

On March 27, the National Football League (NFL) owners met to vote on the Oakland Raiders move to Las Vegas beginning in the 2019 season. The vote passed 31 to …

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Topics:SkyWiseLive Events

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 23, 2017 2:55:40 PM

March 23 is World Meteorology Day with a theme focusing on the importance of clouds. Whether it is forecasting or learning more about climate change, clouds are extremely useful in understanding …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 20, 2017 4:11:30 PM

The World Baseball Classic (WBC) has been the premier baseball tournament for national teams since the sport was eliminated from the Summer Olympics in 2008. The WBC tournament has been …

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Topics:Live EventsFrontier

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 13, 2017 3:12:53 PM

A powerful Nor’Easter will begin to impact the Northeast by the morning hours on Tuesday. Over 24 inches of snow are being forecast by models for parts of New York. Even …

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Topics:WeatherOpsSnow

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 13, 2017 10:55:44 AM

Leading up to large scale events, such as the Blizzard set to disrupt business and travel in the northeast this week, our WeatherOps team prepares forecasts well ahead of impact …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 9, 2017 2:00:00 PM

At WDT, we currently have around ten different APIs for accessing a variety of precision weather data. Each API was designed and built with specific use cases in mind. Why …

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Topics:SkyWiseDevelopers

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 23, 2017 9:58:12 AM

WDT recently migrated its Weather Mass Notification System (WMNS) from a traditional datacenter to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud. One of the largest hardships in this migration was managing nearly 300GB …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 21, 2017 10:58:08 AM

Norman, OK - February 21, 2017 - Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT), congratulates David Moran, WeatherOps Consulting Meteorologist, who recently earned the nationally recognized Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) designation by …

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Topics:Company NewsPress

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 16, 2017 11:33:35 AM

If you have downloaded the most recent version of the RadarScope mobile app, you probably noticed new storm attributes are available. If you are wondering what they mean, you've come …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 16, 2017 11:30:11 AM

Name: Ross Kimes Current Position: Mobile Developer Degree: B.S. Meteorology, Computer Science Minor, University of Oklahoma (2012) What type of work do you perform? I mainly work on the Apple iOS version of our …

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Topics:RadarScopeDevelopers

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 14, 2017 3:08:28 PM

Developers look at weather differently than meteorologists. My favorite way is to use historical weather data. I compare different years of data, producing an output that helps answer questions that might otherwise …

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Topics:SkyWiseDevelopers

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 9, 2017 3:00:44 PM

Louisiana was hit by at least five tornadoes on Tuesday, February 7. The National Weather Service sent out multiple crews yesterday to review damage that had been reported. While some areas may …

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Topics:RadarScopeTornado

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 9, 2017 10:48:10 AM

Name: Nicholas Hunter Current Position: Senior Software Engineer Degree: M.S. in Computer Science What type of work do you perform? Nick primarily works with WDT services that produce tiled meteorological data sets, such as …

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Topics:SkyWiseDevelopers

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 9, 2017 10:44:45 AM

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the American Meteorological Society’s 97th annual meeting, where I gave a presentation on the challenges and successes of creating APIs for weather data My …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 8, 2017 3:03:21 PM

Tornadoes don't care what month it is. If the conditions are right then they will form. While most people think severe weather and tornadoes are only a spring season occurrence, …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScopeTornadoThunderstorm

by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 19, 2017 4:53:35 PM

In this blog post from Tuesday, I talked about microclimates and how their effects can have huge impacts. I mentioned the Columbia River Gorge microclimate that is prone to heavy freezing rain …

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Topics:SkyWiseAgricultureSnowPrecipitation

by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 18, 2017 10:43:49 AM

Microclimates exist in several areas around the globe and can result in massive impacts for cities and agriculture alike. Growers understand that in order to properly manage their fields for growth …

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Topics:SkyWiseAgriculturePrecipitation

by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 12, 2017 2:51:22 PM

WDT's utility partners are currently preparing for an upcoming winter storm. It goes without saying, for utilities, the winter season is quite often the most punishing of the year. Ice …

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Topics:WeatherOpsSnowUtilitiesPrecipitation

by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 4, 2017 10:41:05 AM

Have you considered utilizing Frontier Weather forecasts for natural gas trading? In September of 2016, WDT acquired Frontier Weather and its market-leading catalog of power and energy trading focused forecast …

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Topics:Oil & GasFrontier

by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 29, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Have you ever experienced thundersnow? It's not something that happens often, but is a bit thrilling for weather enthusiasts. It's like the best of both worlds - snowfall with lightning …

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Topics:WeatherOpsLightningSnow

by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 28, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Tis the season for Nor'easters. This is the time of the year that we start seeing the formation of Nor’easters along the Eastern Seaboard. These powerful storm systems can paralyze metropolitan areas …

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Topics:WeatherOpsWindSnow

by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 22, 2016 2:03:00 PM

Not all snowflakes are created equal. Did you know there are numerous crystal shapes that compose the snow that falls? Not all snowflakes look like the classic shape that you cut …

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Topics:WeatherOpsSnow

by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 22, 2016 12:16:19 PM

Happy holidays! From floods to tornadoes to hurricanes, we've had quite the eventful weather year. As the year comes to an end, know that we are always here to keep …

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Topics:Company News

by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 21, 2016 10:41:30 AM

Today is officially the first day of winter. While many have already experienced snow and frigid temperatures, our cold season is just starting. Winter solstice is the shortest day and longest night …

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Topics:SnowFrontier

by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 16, 2016 1:12:02 PM

That's snizzle fo shizzle! No, I have not lost my mind. Yes, snizzle is an actual weather term. However, it's not the only weather word out there that people don't think …

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Topics:WindSnowHurricaneThunderstorm

by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 13, 2016 3:22:37 PM

Much colder than normal temperatures continue today from the Northwest into the north-central U.S. and are spreading through the Midwest and toward the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. However, above to much above …

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Topics:Frontier

by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 5, 2016 4:27:21 PM

How many times does it rain everywhere, but at your farm yard? How many apps can you find that display precipitation results accurately? These are questions that make a world …

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Topics:SkyWiseAgriculturePrecipitation

by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 5, 2016 11:33:08 AM

Name: Ying Su Current Position: Software Engineer Degree: M.S. in Computer Science What type of work do you perform? I am on the web service team at WDT. I work on building web …

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Topics:WeatherOpsDevelopers

by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 5, 2016 11:30:36 AM

Changes to Commander are well underway, as we have reached the halfway point in the development of version 4.0. Careful design and development consideration was made with regards to how …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 2, 2016 2:12:41 PM

Being located in Norman, Oklahoma means our company has many OU Sooner alumni (and a couple of OSU Cowboys) on staff. Football rules this town in the Fall. This Saturday …

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Topics:WeatherOpsLive Events

by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 1, 2016 12:56:38 PM

Drought and wildfires go hand in hand. "You need to evacuate due to a wildfire approaching" is one of the scariest phrases to hear. While you have plenty of warning …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScopeWindWildfireDrought

by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 30, 2016 2:20:54 PM

Yesterday tornadoes scraped across the southeast killing 5 people and injuring several more. In Alabama, a nighttime tornado critically injured the owner of a 24 hour daycare center and his …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScopeTornado

by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 28, 2016 3:33:15 PM

When most people think of the winter holidays, snow come to mind. Tornadoes? Not so much. However, as November comes to a close, we have a threat in the South of …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 22, 2016 2:02:54 PM

Otto became a hurricane today. With Atlantic Hurricane Season officially ending on November 30, Otto should make landfall on Thanksgiving, November 24, in Central America. Satellite images show the system is becoming more …

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Topics:Hurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 21, 2016 3:15:26 PM

As November comes to a close, a tropical storm has formed in the Atlantic as Lake Effect snow falls near the Great Lakes. It is definitely a time of extremes, just …

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Topics:TropicalSnow

by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 17, 2016 2:06:05 PM

Name: Robb Young Current Position: Lead Software Engineer Degree: B.S. in Electrical Engineering What type of work do you perform? I am the Lead Software Engineer for Android on the …

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Topics:RadarScope

by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 16, 2016 10:25:34 AM

As the outdoor event season winds down for the year here in the states, things are just cranking up for festival and concert goers across the Southern Hemisphere. As is …

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Topics:WeatherOpsLive Events

by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 11, 2016 1:55:21 PM

The Tomb of the Unknowns is guarded in many types of weather. Also known as the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, this national monument is dedicated to unidentified service members who fought …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 10, 2016 2:10:54 PM

Brazilian coffee prices hinge on the weather. The South American country supplies the world with more coffee than any other, although leading competitors Vietnam and Colombia have been booming as …

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Topics:Tropical

by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 9, 2016 2:18:55 PM

Have you ever thought about tornadoes in Europe, Africa or Australia? When most people hear the word "tornado" they tend to think of one sweeping through Oklahoma or Kansas. After …

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Topics:WeatherOpsTornado

by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 3, 2016 2:59:23 PM

After a 108-year drought, did a rain delay lead to the Cubs winning the World Series? The ninth inning was ending and the score was tied 6-6 in Game 7 …

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Topics:Live Events

by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 1, 2016 2:02:46 PM

It's time for the Cubs to head back to Cleveland for Game 6 of the World Series tonight. There is a long list of Fall Classic games that have been …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 31, 2016 3:26:51 PM

It's going to be a hot Halloween for a large part of the country today. In central Oklahoma, where I am, it is already in the mid-80s. In the south-east, …

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Topics:Frontier

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 26, 2016 1:16:30 PM

Late October, it's the time of the year for jack-o'-lanterns and pumpkin pie. Last year, there was a shortage of canned pumpkins as well as other pumpkin sourced products due …

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Topics:SkyWisePrecipitation

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 25, 2016 3:01:34 PM

For the first time in 71 years, the Chicago Cubs will compete in the World Series as they look to win the title for the first time since 1908. While most …

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Topics:Frontier

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 24, 2016 2:46:07 PM

WDT is currently installing a Radar Wind and Thermodynamic Profiling System (RWTPS) for the airport meteorologists at Abu Dhabi International Airport. The Abu Dhabi airport is undergoing a major expansion – a …

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Topics:WindAviation

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 20, 2016 1:11:56 PM

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is defined as a type of depression that is related to the change of the seasons. About 5% of Americans have been diagnosed with SAD with …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 18, 2016 10:16:14 AM

Do we need a new hurricane rating scale that accounts for flooding? It is a question that the Governor of North Carolina is asking. His concern is raised by the …

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Topics:WeatherOpsOffshoreTropicalHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 14, 2016 3:26:05 PM

A rare Oregon tornado struck today. When you think of tornadoes, Oregon is not usually the first state that comes to mind. October is not usually the first month that …

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Topics:RadarScopeTornadoUtilitiesThunderstormPrecipitation

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 13, 2016 11:12:50 AM

Flash droughts are sudden onsets of warm surface temperatures and anomalously low, rapidly drying soil moisture. The swiftness of flash droughts is what separates them from others. Their speed is …

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Topics:Drought

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 12, 2016 1:24:01 PM

The aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti is still being established, with new deaths and injuries across eastern North America hot off the wires daily. Also greatly affected have been …

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Topics:TropicalHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 11, 2016 2:02:31 PM

The weather cues that signal bird migration are widely believed to have originated due to the preservation of behaviors adopted in response to species being forced by hundreds of millions …

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Topics:RadarScopeWind

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 10, 2016 3:48:46 PM

Hurricane Matthew may be gone, but he left catastrophic flooding in his wake. The US death toll currently stands at 20, half of these are from North Carolina. Another five …

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Topics:SkyWiseOffshoreTropicalHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 8, 2016 12:18:41 PM

Hurricane Matthew made landfall this morning in South Carolina. The center of this storm will continue to rake the coastline until it moves back into the open Atlantic Ocean. Inland …

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Topics:WeatherOpsOffshoreHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 7, 2016 12:02:55 PM

Hurricane Matthew continues to grind along the coast toward the north-northwest parallel to the east coast of central Florida. The core of the storm has stayed just offshore for the …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScopeHurricaneFlood

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 6, 2016 1:27:32 PM

As Hurricane Matthew closes in on Florida, trouble is expected. Winds have increased as this powerful storm moves over warm water around the Bahamas. Matthew is once again a Category …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScopeTropicalHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 6, 2016 1:09:26 PM

Improvement addresses the safety needs of clients who require additional lead times Norman, OK – October 6, 2016 — Weather risk and analytics leader, Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT), today …

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Topics:WeatherOpsCompany News

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 6, 2016 1:09:05 PM

For the past 3 years we have had several instances of our customers wanting to monitor transit assets from shipping vessels to transportation vehicles. Traditionally, we had monitored only fixed …

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Topics:WeatherOpsCompany News

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 6, 2016 1:08:40 PM

Name: Devin Clark Current Position: Web Engineer, Web Services Team Degree: AAS in Computer Science What type of work do you perform? I build WeatherOps Commander and WeatherOps Display. What …

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Topics:WeatherOpsDevelopers

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 5, 2016 3:00:44 PM

Hurricane Matthew is still a couple of days away from the US, but it already causing havoc in the US. Evacuations are underway for many from Florida up to the …

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Topics:WeatherOpsOffshoreTropicalHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 4, 2016 2:23:31 PM

Between Haiti's deforestation and Hurricane Matthew, a major humanitarian crisis is evolving. Rain and high winds continue to batter the country after Matthew made landfall early this morning on the southwest …

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Topics:WeatherOpsOffshoreTropicalHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 4, 2016 10:46:05 AM

Weather’s influence on fall foliage is critical. From storm devastation to frigid temperatures, the quality of the visuals that make autumn the favorite season of many hinges upon it. What …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 3, 2016 1:01:35 PM

As Hurricane Matthew moves north on Monday, Haiti is in extreme danger from this powerful storm. Intensifying to a Category 5 storm Friday evening, Matthew has remained as a Category …

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Topics:WeatherOpsOffshoreTropicalHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 30, 2016 3:15:17 PM

The formation of Hurricane Matthew, like other hurricanes, depended on a union of several variables and ranges of requirements. Hurricanes are famously tropical because they require water with lots of …

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Topics:WeatherOpsHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 29, 2016 1:27:05 PM

Hurricane Matthew has formed and is first ever Hurricane Matthew in the Atlantic. Other storms have been called Matthew, but none have reached hurricane status. The last storm named Mathew, in …

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Topics:WeatherOpsHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 27, 2016 3:10:59 PM

Dos and don’ts during flood catastrophes are secondary to simply remaining calm. Without a clear head, the many dangers introduced by rising waters can cause panic, which can make things …

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Topics:ThunderstormFlood

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 26, 2016 2:57:27 PM

If you missed the news over the past few days due to football or election coverage, then you may have missed how much water is currently in Iowa causing massive flooding …

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Topics:SkyWiseFlood

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 23, 2016 2:37:50 PM

2016’s hurricane, cyclone and typhoon activity, thus far, has been productive in the eastern Pacific, typical in the North Atlantic and pretty quiet in both the northern Indian Ocean and …

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Topics:WeatherOpsHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 22, 2016 1:57:45 PM

Do you think you are safe from lightning when in a stadium? If you are a college football fan, you probably noticed that the game between the University of Oklahoma …

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Topics:WeatherOpsLightningThunderstorm

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 20, 2016 10:26:03 AM

Businesses create commercials every year that appear to glorify lightning. They show people playing in thunderstorms, driving through dust storms, and 4-wheeling in blizzards. Lightning can and does kill dozens …

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Topics:RadarScopeRetailLightning

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 13, 2016 10:16:20 AM

Salt in rain is notorious for corroding materials at sea and ashore. Salt in water is responsible for around 30% of failures on ships and other marine equipment. Without a …

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Topics:Precipitation

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 8, 2016 11:32:25 AM

The course of history was significantly changed for the city of Houston, Texas by a single weather event. Today is the 118 year anniversary of the Great Galveston Hurricane of …

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Topics:WeatherOpsHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 7, 2016 1:30:30 PM

So far this year, 47 people have died due to rip currents, more than from tornadoes. Often called “rips,” strong currents are funneled because of geological features that work to …

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Topics:TropicalHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 7, 2016 1:29:56 PM

Kate Lengold, Vice President of AstroDigital, says implementation of SkyWise Insight API was quick, simple and just what they needed to add extra value to their products …

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Topics:SkyWiseAgriculture

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 7, 2016 1:28:37 PM

Name: Paul Kamis Current Position: Software Engineer / Meteorologist Degree: BS Meteorology (minor in CS) What type of work do you perform? I do a lot of things: building scalable …

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Topics:SkyWiseDevelopers

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 1, 2016 11:09:22 AM

With tropical storms and hurricanes churning in the oceans, you may be hearing them called Cat 2 or Cat 3 storms. What does that mean and how do they figure …

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Topics:WeatherOpsTropicalHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 31, 2016 1:22:37 PM

The eighth named tropical storm, Hermine, has formed in the Gulf of Mexico. Since the names of Atlantic tropical storms and hurricanes are chosen by a committee, sometimes it can …

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Topics:TropicalHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 29, 2016 2:29:43 PM

It's a tropically active time in both the Atlantic And Eastern North Pacific Basins. There are currently two hurricanes approaching the Hawaiian Islands and two tropical depressions near the Contiguous …

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Topics:WeatherOpsHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 25, 2016 1:15:55 PM

Updated projections of hurricane season 2016 are highlighting ripening conditions in the Atlantic. NOAA now forecasts a 70% chance of seventeen named systems, eight of them hurricanes, with two to four …

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Topics:WeatherOpsTropicalFlood

by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 24, 2016 3:12:20 PM

Wildfires continue to rage across much of the Western United States today. In California, six wild fires are currently burning with five of those located along the populated Southern California …

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Topics:Wildfire

by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 24, 2016 12:48:00 PM

Hurricane disaster dos and don’ts can save lives, when properly applied. Preparing can prevent harm to houses, property and people. Before, during and after a big one hits, making the …

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Topics:WeatherOpsHurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 23, 2016 10:51:08 AM

Mild temperatures are hindering Zika-transmitting mosquitoes in the South Central US. The unseasonable weather is great news, because the threat unfortunately arrived in the States this year. The presses have been hot lately with Zika …

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Topics:WeatherOpsTropical

by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 19, 2016 12:32:37 PM

Name: Jennifer Willis Current Position: Weather Solutions Expert/Sales for WeatherOps Degree: BS in Ed from Baylor University What type of work do you perform? I sell WeatherOps to a variety …

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Topics:WeatherOps

by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 16, 2016 3:43:52 PM

You may have noticed a change in your WeatherOps Daily Planners and Weather Checks. On the evening of August 15, a new parameter for assessing your severe weather threat was …

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Topics:WeatherOps

by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 15, 2016 3:17:10 PM

If you were watching the Olympics and missed the national news this weekend, then you may not have heard of the devastating flooding occuring in Louisiana. Rivers are at record flood stages, …

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Topics:SkyWiseFlood

by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 11, 2016 3:29:46 PM

It seems odd to have the Summer Olympics in a country that is currently in their winter season. However, Rio's coastline location makes August a nice time to be there …

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Topics:WeatherOpsPrecipitation

by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 10, 2016 1:51:43 PM

Have you ever heard of Last Island, Louisiana? This popular island resort is known for white sand beaches, clear water and continuous breezes. You can stay at the Ocean House …

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Topics:Hurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 8, 2016 3:13:21 PM

Despite what many think, meteorologists do not study meteors. That, however, doesn't mean we don't enjoy watching them! This year, the Perseid meteor shower is set to peak in North …

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Topics:WeatherOps

by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 5, 2016 12:39:17 PM

It's summertime and many have been or will be going to the beach. How many of you enjoy staring at the waves in the ocean? Surfers enjoy them and others …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 3, 2016 2:02:03 PM

Phoenix, Arizona experienced severe flooding on Tuesday as slow moving storms moved through the area. This is monsoon season in the Southwest when the normally dry area receives the majority of …

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Topics:WeatherOpsFlood

by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 1, 2016 2:56:22 PM

Drum Corps International (DCI) performs all over the country during the summer months. Upwards of 3,500 college students march in the corps with an estimated 400,000 total fans viewing their shows …

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Topics:WeatherOpsLightningThunderstorm

by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 27, 2016 1:43:30 PM

Do you enjoy forecasting the weather? Would you like to win $100? Then come enter our contest! Test your skills against your friends and other weather enthusiasts. Forecasting isn't easy, …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 26, 2016 3:39:07 PM

Close to 30 people die every year from lightning strikes. Many more are injured. In the past week alone, there have been five fatalities. The yearly total is now 20, …

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Topics:WeatherOpsLightning

by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 21, 2016 12:04:40 PM

Have you ever heard of the year without a summer? No, I'm not talking about anything recent when you felt chilly on a day in June. The year was 1816, …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 20, 2016 10:50:33 AM

How many times have you seen someone jogging in the rain? I see it most often in the morning, when I'm driving to work. I know many runners have routines …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 19, 2016 10:37:36 AM

WDT Ag Solutions Expert, Tim Marquis, sits down with independent agronomist and data expert, Michael Steeke. Michael discusses the upcoming heat wave and drought. Learn how Michael is using weather data …

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Topics:WeatherOpsSkyWiseAgriculture

by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 15, 2016 2:41:35 PM

When thunderstorms roll in, it isn't unusual for people to want to take a look outside. Some may want to stand in the rain, especially when it's not severe. However, …

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Topics:LightningThunderstorm

by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 14, 2016 12:05:25 PM

It's mid-July and many of us are thinking about the heat and avoiding sunburn. How many of you are thinking about tornadoes and avoiding flying debris? For those in the …

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Topics:Tornado

by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 13, 2016 2:04:42 PM

Slow moving thunderstorms dropped over 10 inches of rain across Minnesota and Wisconsin on Monday night leading to Flash Flood Warnings. At one point, the Duluth NWS office was issuing messages …

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Topics:Flood

by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 11, 2016 12:03:52 PM

Reports of severe and unusual weather, in some areas, may have been caused by recent Pokemon Go battles. While wildfires and severe storms do occur in July, snow falling is …

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Topics:Wildfire

by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 7, 2016 9:14:50 AM

You're a regular user of WeatherOps Commander and are probably accustomed to seeing the same features each day when you access the system. Have you ever experimented with some of …

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Topics:WeatherOpsCross Enterprise

by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 7, 2016 9:13:59 AM

Name: Jordan Rousseau Current Position: Vice President, Web Degree: B.S. Computer Science from Oklahoma State University What type of work do you perform? I lead a team of developers to build …

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Topics:WeatherOps

by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 7, 2016 9:11:58 AM

Hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. We've already had four named storms, are you ready for more? We offer many products that helps your company monitor risk for onshore and …

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Topics:WeatherOpsOffshoreOil & GasRetailTropical

by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 5, 2016 3:23:27 PM

July and August are well known for extreme temperatures in many parts of the U.S. The central part of the country is currently experiencing the summer heat full on right …

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Topics:HeatDrought

by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 1, 2016 12:27:09 PM

The USDA report that broke yesterday brought with it bad news for growers; the 3rd largest crop ever planted and with it came a sharp decline in commodity prices. Growers …

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Topics:HeatDrought

by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 30, 2016 11:10:36 AM

Which do you find scarier, a flood or a flash flood? Many don't realize there is a difference. All floods lead to damage of property, but which type leads to more …

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Topics:Flood

by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 28, 2016 11:38:53 AM

One of the most critical tasks of any control center or dispatch operator is quickly pinpointing areas of system disruption. From power lines and substations, to wind turbines and pipelines, weather …

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Topics:WeatherOpsSkyWiseDevelopersLightningTornadoUtilities

by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 27, 2016 1:59:21 PM

What do drought and bark beetles have in common? In California, the answer to that questions would be a lot. As the drought continues, so do the wildfires. At the …

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Topics:SkyWiseAgricultureDrought

by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 22, 2016 11:42:06 AM

If you live in the Chicago to Cincinnati area, there is a high likelihood of severe storms today. Forecasts are suggesting a derecho could form in this area. Widespread damaging winds …

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Topics:Cross EnterpriseWindThunderstorm

by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 21, 2016 2:22:12 PM

Have you ever looked at a weather map and wondered what all the symbols mean? Most people understand what a cold or warm front looks like and have seen the large …

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Topics:Cross Enterprise

by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 17, 2016 2:35:38 PM

Thunderstorms on Thursday forced players at the U.S. Open to take cover multiple times at the Oakmont Country Club. As a few waves of storms moved through the area, players …

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Topics:WeatherOpsLive EventsLightning

by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 16, 2016 10:14:23 AM

Doppler radar data can show if a storm is rotating. What does this mean and why should you know? Our 3rd Lunch & Learn webinar explains about radar velocity data. Find …

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Topics:RadarScopeCross Enterprise

by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 15, 2016 2:04:31 PM

Many people think that it is the rubber tires that protect them when their car is struck by lightning. In reality, their car is becoming a Faraday cage. What is …

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Topics:Lightning

by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 14, 2016 12:00:03 PM

What is reflectivity really showing us and should you be concerned when you see scary colors? This is the second installment of the RadarScope Lunch & Learn webinar series. Ever …

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Topics:RadarScope

by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 13, 2016 2:12:45 PM

Did you know that radar works similar to how a flashlight does? We recently completed a webinar about the basics of radar. I'll let you know how data can vary …

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Topics:RadarScopeCross Enterprise

by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 10, 2016 10:44:58 AM

Have you ever wondered why we name hurricanes? When did it start? Who comes up with the names? Time for your history lesson of the day! The naming of hurricanes …

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Topics:Hurricane

by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 8, 2016 2:57:15 PM

For many years it has been taught that hail forms by cycling in a thunderstorm, getting bigger and bigger until it was too heavy for the updraft. The rings in …

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Topics:Hail

by Daphne Thompson, on May 31, 2016 3:00:22 PM

On May 9, 2016 severe weather impacted seven states, spawning a dozen tornadoes in Oklahoma alone. Two lives were lost, multiple storm-related injuries were reported, and utilities sustained significant damage …

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Topics:TornadoThunderstormGeographic Information Systems

by Daphne Thompson, on May 23, 2016 3:02:13 PM

Every day, 92 NOAA National Weather Service Offices release two weather balloons. They are released at 00:00 UTC and 12:00 UTC. Overall, there are over 800 upper-air stations through the world …

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by Daphne Thompson, on May 20, 2016 12:08:55 PM

If you live in the Houston area, Thursday afternoon must have been quite loud. Highly electrical severe storms passed through the area on May 19, causing flash flooding along the way …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScopeLightningThunderstorm

by Daphne Thompson, on May 13, 2016 2:21:48 PM

On this Friday the 13th of May, let's look back at some unlucky weather that occurred this week. We've had it all; from tornadoes to hail to wind damage. And the …

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Topics:WeatherOpsTornadoWindHailThunderstorm

by Daphne Thompson, on May 10, 2016 4:55:01 PM

With the first of May comes the peak month for tornadic activity on the southern plains and the May 7-9 sequence has produced the first tornadic outbreak of the month. Initially …

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Topics:RadarScopeTornadoHail

by Daphne Thompson, on May 6, 2016 3:02:33 PM

If you've watched or read the news lately, you have probably heard about the wildfire in Alberta, Canada. Nearly 80,000 people have been forced to evacuate Fort McMurray as the fire …

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Topics:WildfireDrought

by Daphne Thompson, on May 5, 2016 1:39:29 PM

On this Cinco de Mayo, I bet many of you are looking forward to eating some tacos, fajitas or tamales. Some of you may already be contemplating a margarita! While you are …

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Topics:RadarScope

by Daphne Thompson, on May 4, 2016 11:29:30 AM

Thunderstorms are approaching and you hear that unmistakable sound of hail hitting the roof and windows. Some rolls onto your covered back porch and you run out to get it and …

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Topics:HailThunderstorm

by Daphne Thompson, on May 2, 2016 2:50:29 PM

We often hear about aquifers and how wells are drawing water out of them. Are we draining them or do they refill? Aquifers come in different types and have various …

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Topics:Precipitation

by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 29, 2016 11:36:23 AM

A thunderstorm is brewing. Suddenly there is a flash and bang! Loud thunder rumbles all around you. I hope you were inside, because lightning is extremely dangerous. In the US, …

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Topics:WeatherOpsLightning

by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 28, 2016 9:48:59 AM

You're just a few keystrokes away from viewing the Outlook for July and July 2016 just released from our Futures Team …

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Topics:WeatherOps

by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 26, 2016 10:30:12 AM

It's that time of year when severe weather seems to be happening more and more frequently. Are you prepared? Do you know what to do when severe weather is expected …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScopeTornadoHailThunderstorm

by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 22, 2016 2:37:42 PM

Today, we celebrate Earth Day. Let's admit it, Earth is pretty amazing and has sights that are breathtaking. Our environment is something that needs to be protected. We've all seen …

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Topics:TropicalThunderstorm

by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 20, 2016 12:03:45 PM

Name: Elizabeth Davidson Current Position: SkyWise Product Manager Degree: BS and MS in Meteorology What type of work do you perform? As Product Manager, I ensure our SkyWise products meet …

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Topics:SkyWise

by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 15, 2016 11:42:29 AM

Have you ever heard of the Cone Of Silence? I'm referring to the one that is associated to radars. It can sometimes cause issues when a strong storm passes over …

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Topics:RadarScope

by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 13, 2016 11:16:45 AM

When you draw a raindrop, what shape is it? Does it look like a teardrop? Clouds don't really cry. Raindrops are actually a pretty interesting shape. If you have children, …

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Topics:Precipitation

by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 12, 2016 11:39:40 AM

It seems like it wasn't that long ago that I was telling you about a hail storm in Fort Worth. Now, an even more destructive hail storm has struck just …

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Topics:HailThunderstorm

by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 4, 2016 2:10:22 PM

This is an exciting time of year for baseball fans. Many count down to Opening Day the way others count down to Christmas. This year, fans of the Yankees and …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScopePrecipitation

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 30, 2016 2:25:01 PM

We have an ongoing joke in Oklahoma that severe weather season starts on January 1 and ends on December 31. Severe weather can threaten at any time of year in …

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Topics:Thunderstorm

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 29, 2016 3:01:12 PM

Name: Stdrovia Blackburn Current Position: Mobile Creative Director Degree: BFA in Visual Communications What type of work do you perform? I design and develop mobile apps. I’ve worked on everything …

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Topics:RadarScopeDevelopers

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 28, 2016 3:00:35 PM

Have you ever seen a cloud that was just so interesting that you wondered if it was really a cloud? Could it possibly be an alien invasion you are seeing …

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Topics:Thunderstorm

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 25, 2016 11:15:52 AM

The movie, "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice", just hit the theaters. While Batman is clearly a mortal man born on Earth, how much do we know about Superman's planet Krypton? What …

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Topics:WindThunderstorm

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 23, 2016 2:03:40 PM

Despite having a record warm February and warm March – we need to keep an eye on the long-term weather pattern. Across the Corn Belt, we are in for a …

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Topics:Agriculture

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 21, 2016 2:48:33 PM

Let's look back at a historic weather event that happened on this day over 100 years ago. It was Easter Sunday, and as a strong storm system moved across the …

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Topics:TornadoFlood

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 18, 2016 1:57:11 PM

The first official day of Spring is Sunday, March 20. Many areas will greet the new season with freezing temperatures and snow. Winter is apparently ignoring the request for it …

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Topics:Snow

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 17, 2016 12:01:50 PM

Many in the Fort Worth, Texas area were awoken this morning not by their alarm clocks, but by the sound of hail pounding their roofs and windows. Multiple reports mention hail anywhere …

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Topics:HailThunderstorm

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 15, 2016 2:36:46 PM

Flowing for 510 miles, the Sabine River forms part of the border between Texas and Louisiana. After recent heavy rain, the river is at record flood levels. So, those wanting …

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Topics:PrecipitationFlood

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 9, 2016 2:04:15 PM

WDT is exhibiting our aviation weather solutions at the global Air Traffic Management (ATM) conference in Madrid, Spain. The 2016 ATM Global conference has over 6000 registered attendees and over …

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Topics:Aviation

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 8, 2016 1:45:49 PM

The next few days are offering an unprecedented event for early March which will cause havoc for any commercial growers trying to get emergence in the arklatex region. This impacts …

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Topics:AgricultureFlood

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 4, 2016 12:10:48 PM

If you live in the South and have allergy issues, you are probably feeling like me today. Sinus pressure, a tissue constantly in hand, and thoughts about how the D …

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Topics:Wind

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 2, 2016 4:24:46 PM

Growers want to put their trust in a 2016 forecast for the planting and growing season. Many meteorologists and weather savvy growers hesitate to trust the 2016 spring weather forecast …

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Topics:AgricultureThunderstormDrought

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 2, 2016 10:06:59 AM

There has been a lot of talk this year about El Niño, but what is it and is it really to blame for everything going on in the weather? Some …

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Topics:WindPrecipitation

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 26, 2016 9:46:59 AM

Early this week, severe weather affected the southern states extending up the East Coast. Tornadoes, hail, heavy rain and damaging winds lashed the land. Along with that were seven fatalities, …

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Topics:TornadoWindHailThunderstorm

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 23, 2016 2:55:27 PM

Have you heard about WDT Future Radar? It depicts the location and intensity of radar-detected storms up to 4 hours into the future using a blend of sophisticated computing techniques and artificial …

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Topics:WeatherOpsThunderstorm

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 17, 2016 3:31:58 PM

Name: Colby Goatley Current Position: WeatherOps Forecaster Degree: BS in Meteorology What type of work do you perform? I forecast for numerous locations across the globe using AWIPS-2, ECMWF data, …

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Topics:Employee Spotlight

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 10, 2016 3:32:43 PM

Have you ever thought that the cold winter weather you were experiencing was going to be great because it would kill off and …

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Topics:General

by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 25, 2016 3:59:37 PM

WDT just wrapped the first Turkish Meteorological Expo with our local Turkish representative ErikTronik. The Expo was held at the Congress Center in Ankara. The purpose of the conference was to bring …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 20, 2016 3:01:23 PM

Name: JR Hehnly Current Position: Senior Software Engineer and Meteorologist Degree: B.S. in Meteorology from the University of Oklahoma Years at WDT: 9+ What type of work do you perform? …

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Topics:Employee Spotlight

by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 13, 2016 2:02:49 PM

WDT delivers atmospheric remote sensing solutions integrated into a single display and alerting interface. WDT’s Radar Wind and Temperature Profiling System (RWTPS) utilizes a microwave profiling radiometer built by Radiometrics …

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Topics:Aviation

by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 4, 2016 3:31:55 PM

Do you have an interest in learning about agricultural weather? I’m very excited to announce that I’ll be a speaker for a National Weather Association webinar titled: “Planting MORE Micro-Scale …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 31, 2015 10:18:52 AM

On the evening of December 26, 2015, a powerful tornado ripped through the Dallas Metro. In its wake was destruction, injuries and 11 deaths. Eight of these fatalities took place …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 28, 2015 4:14:10 PM

What should have been an enjoyable holiday weekend turned into tragedy and devestation for many in the South. There were 84 reported tornadoes from December 23-27. Hundreds of homes were damaged …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 21, 2015 2:02:49 PM

You've all heard the song, "It's the most wonderful time of the year". While Andy Williams may have been into the season when he sang this, the holidays aren't always so …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 16, 2015 9:38:33 AM

A frost blankets over 25 million acres in early June, well past canola seeding in most parts of Saskatewan. 1000s of acres had to be reseeded and the growing season …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 11, 2015 1:59:57 PM

In 1967, the Beatle’s Paul McCartney wrote an epic song that was well ahead of its time, “Helter Skelter”. In the song, McCartney (and others that covered the song in …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 9, 2015 2:19:44 PM

Alderaan, Tatooine, Naboo, and Hoth. These are all well-known planets, that is if you are a Star Wars fan. Do you remember the fog on Dagobah where Yoda lived? How …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 7, 2015 1:13:26 PM

WDT has been working with the Indonesian weather agency, Badan Meteorologi, Klimatologi dan Geofiskia (BMKG), since 2009. I have had the opportunity to travel to Indonesia four times now to …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 4, 2015 11:23:23 AM

Thanksgiving had come and gone and although I went north from Oklahoma to Wisconsin to visit family, I took a jaunt even further to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan to attend and speak …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 24, 2015 9:49:36 AM

It goes without saying, for utilities, the winter season is quite often the most punishing of the year. Ice and other frozen precipitation associated with these long, cold months continue …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 19, 2015 9:26:34 AM

As a meteorologist in Oklahoma, I’m often asked by my ag clients if I chase storms. The answer to that question is a definite yes. Given the recent tornado outbreak …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 16, 2015 11:01:04 AM

It’s mid-November and if you're like me then you are probably starting to think about Thanksgiving. You might be wondering how long it will take to defrost the turkey or …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 10, 2015 9:27:15 AM

There’s a reason physics-based Numerical Weather Models exist compared to “math based” or statistical weather models. We refer to these as climatology based forecast systems. Statistical models rely on the …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 30, 2015 3:47:01 PM

As many of you know, Austin TX is experiencing a record flooding event the day before Halloween. Cars are stranded along route 71 and US 183 near the Austin-Bergstrom International …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 30, 2015 8:39:29 AM

Man I enjoy baseball. Funny enough, I don’t watch it that much at all because I just don’t have the time. But when I do, it’s a trip down memory …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 23, 2015 8:52:10 AM

Considerable media attention has focused on what has been described as a potentially historic equatorial Pacific Ocean basin-wide El Niño currently in progress. Astute readers also already know that no …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 20, 2015 1:25:02 PM

Outside of the US when dual pol radar data isn’t available, how can growers get accurate rainfall estimations on which to base their decisions? Satellites are the answer. Satellites began …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 14, 2015 10:48:01 AM

Obviously the “talk of the town” is the big El Niño and its putative impacts on global weather patterns this winter. By and large, meteorologists everywhere are advocating winter forecasts …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 12, 2015 3:44:27 PM

After spending a thoroughly informational three days in New Orleans last week for the Utility Analytics Institute's annual Utility Analytics Week conference, I departed with excitement about the tools vendors are developing using …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 12, 2015 12:58:17 PM

Thousands of fellow University of Oklahoma fans made the trip from Oklahoma to Dallas this past weekend for the annual Red River Shootout at the Cotton Bowl (no need to discuss the …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 12, 2015 12:31:54 PM

Of all the weather variables, accurate rainfall is the most important, above all others, in determining what decisions to make on the field. Agronomists and growers alike leverage this information …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 7, 2015 11:52:04 AM

As the calendar dives deeper into fall, it's officially that time of year to plan for annual bermudagrass overseed for turf reinforcement. There is something absurdly pleasing about those deep …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 6, 2015 11:14:44 AM

12 million soil polygons with 365 days of WDT's SkyWise weather data and 87 hybrid seed types are what’s needed to know where, what, and when to plant a specific seed …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 15, 2015 11:14:36 AM

One of the enduring challenges for the applied meteorological community is to take highly technical information derived from complex physical models, and boil that down into an actionable decision that …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 26, 2015 5:22:00 PM

An alarming threat is causing fear among citrus growers in the US. If orange juice is a staple of your morning breakfast, you’ll want to read about this frightening new …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 20, 2014 10:55:50 AM

Agreement Leverages Raytheon’s Industry Leading Technology, Provides Significant Advantages to WDT Customers Weather Decision Technologies (WDT) and Raytheon Corporation (Raytheon) have entered into an agreement that will allow commercial and …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 3, 2014 4:17:05 PM

Our team of meteorologists have hand drawn the path of the tornado and damaging winds of this morning's tornadic acitivty near St. Louis. The path is based on radar data, …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 26, 2014 12:41:21 PM

The Event Innovation Forum—South Florida is less than a month away and more speakers have been announced. In addition to understanding digital and mobile strategies, targeting millennials, and creating successful …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 18, 2014 12:22:06 PM

Responding to requests from a wide range of professionals for a safety webinar focused specifically on producing safer outdoor events, Take1 Insurance, the leading insurance provider to the entertainment industry, …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 3, 2013 3:59:11 PM

NORMAN, OK – October 3, 2013 - Global weather leader Weather Decision Technologies®, Inc. (WDT) has been awarded the Oklahoma City Metro 50 Award from the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 4, 2013 2:16:23 PM

Specialized approach to weather information notification designed to protect life, property and assets. NORMAN, OK - September 4, 2013 - Weather Decision Technologies, Inc., a global innovator in the weather …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 25, 2013 3:11:30 PM

Weather Decision Technologies expands product offering; moves from focused forensics products to a full suite of Weather Verification tools. NORMAN, OK - JUNE 25, 2013 - Weather industry leader Weather …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 11, 2013 3:12:31 PM

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by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 8, 2013 3:33:11 PM

WDT brings weather to StepLeader's Mobile Products NAB- LAS VEGAS, NV & NORMAN, OK - April 8, 2013 - StepLeader, Inc., the industry leader in mobile app development for local …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 8, 2013 3:31:22 PM

Integration of advanced WDT content and what it means for you NORMAN, OK - April 8, 2013 - Weather Decision Technologies, Inc.® (WDT), the leading high technology weather data provider, …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 18, 2013 11:49:30 AM

Weather Decision Technologies reveals HailSpot, the latest mobile technology for obtaining hail fall data right in the palm of your hand. NORMAN, OK – March 18, 2013 - Weather industry …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 4, 2013 11:17:20 AM

NORMAN, OK – March 4, 2013 - Weather Decision Technologies®, Inc. (WDT), Senior Vice President of Expert Solutions, Brent L. Shaw, has earned the nationally recognized Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 8, 2013 2:34:29 PM

Historic Partnership to Benefit ALERT FM, Alert Studio, and iMap CES- LAS VEGAS, NV & AMS- AUSTIN, TX - January 8, 2013 - Global Security Systems, LLC (“GSS”), experts in …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 12, 2012 2:35:42 PM

Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. honored for Oklahoma job creation over the past three years NEW YORK, NY and NORMAN, OK - December 12, 2012 - Norman, Oklahoma-based Weather Decision Technologies, …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 28, 2012 2:36:53 PM

The only iPad Weather App that focuses on complete North Georgia Weather Coverage NORMAN, OK – November 28, 2012 - Weather Decision Technologies®, Inc., a global leader in providing state-of-the-science …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 8, 2012 2:37:42 PM

Companies Combine Forces to Offer Top Ranked Premium Apps for Weather Enthusiasts and Professionals NORMAN, OK - November 8, 2012 - Weather industry leader Weather Decision Technologies®, Inc announced today …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 23, 2012 9:23:38 PM

Immersive Ad Unit Combining Consumer-Friendly Weather Data with Interactive Ad Message Turns Publisher Expense Line Item into Revenue Stream NORMAN, OK & ST PAUL, MN – September 24, 2012 - …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 11, 2012 11:38:58 AM

Be StormReady with WDT's premium iMap® Weather Radio app for Android NORMAN, OK - September 11, 2012 – Weather Decision Technologies®, Inc., a global leader in providing state-of-the-science weather detection, …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 6, 2012 1:44:47 PM

iMap, the best interactive weather map on the web, takes mapping to a new level utilizing services provided by MapBox NORMAN, OK / WASHINGTON, D.C. , September 6, 2012 - …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 5, 2012 1:52:55 PM

An outsourced expert weather team designed to safeguard attendees, assets and artists. NORMAN, OK - September 5, 2012 - The 2012 Heart Tour, has engaged the services of Weather Decision …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 28, 2012 12:48:37 PM

Weather Decision Technologies, Inc Ranks No. 3833 on the 2012 Inc. 500|5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 41% NORMAN, OK - August 28, 2012 - Inc. magazine today ranked weather …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 23, 2012 1:19:37 AM

A well-established National Weather Service recognition program transformed to safeguard attendees, assets and artists during large venue events. LinkinPark StormReady Award Presentation, December 2012 NORMAN, OK - August 23, 2012 …

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by Daphne Thompson, on May 15, 2012 12:05:28 PM

NORMAN, OK, May 15, 2012 - The 2012 Linkin Park World Tour, has engaged the services of Weather Decision Technologies®, Inc. (WDT), Event Safety Alliance corporate sponsor, to provide event-specific …

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by Daphne Thompson, on May 14, 2012 3:20:17 PM

New Orleans, LA – May 14, 2012 – The Weather Decision Technologies®,(WDT) iMap® Weather Radio app was named first runner up in the Productivity, Utility & Public Safety category of …

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by Daphne Thompson, on May 12, 2012 5:55:47 PM

CALGARY, AB and NORMAN, OK, May 12, 2012 - Hemisphere GPS today announced new weather features available in AgJunction®, its precision agriculture data services platform. Through the advanced weather data …

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by Daphne Thompson, on May 8, 2012 12:14:01 PM

Setting a precedent for customers and peers in the weather industry NORMAN, OK, May 8, 2012 - Weather Decision Technologies®, Inc. (WDT), a global leader in providing state-of-the-science alerting, and …

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by Daphne Thompson, on May 7, 2012 4:40:40 AM

NORMAN, OK, May 7, 2012 - WeatherForensics.com, a division of Weather Decision Technologies (WDT) has announced a price reduction on HailHistory Reports; now starting at $45 for a one year …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 21, 2012 3:25:18 PM

San Francisco and Norman, OK - March 21, 2012 – Weather Decision Technologies®, Inc., a global leader in providing state-of-the-science weather detection, alerting, and forecasting services, announced today that its …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 8, 2012 12:40:19 AM

NORMAN, OK, March 8, 2012 - Weather Decision Technologies®, Inc., a global leader in providing state-of-the-science weather detection, alerting, and forecasting services, announced today the launch Version 2.0 of its …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 1, 2012 1:01:24 AM

CHICAGO, IL and NORMAN, OK – March 1, 2012 - AgriCharts, the agricultural division of Barchart.com, Inc., which provides market data, agribusiness website hosting and technology solutions to the agricultural …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 22, 2012 1:12:40 AM

Norman, OK, February 22, 2012 – Weather industry leader Weather Decision Technologies® (WDT) today unveiled HailExpress HD™, the next generation of HailExpress™, a service that provides hailswath and hail size …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 11, 2012 11:32:04 AM

WDT Chief and Thought Leader in Global Weather Solutions Receives Highest Honor NORMAN, OK – February 11, 2013 - Weather Decision Technologies®, Inc. (WDT), President and CEO Michael D. Eilts, …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 8, 2012 1:36:36 AM

Norman, OK, February 8, 2012 - Founded in 2000 by former National Weather Center meteorologists, the Norman, Oklahoma-based company developed and launched a smartphone app in 2011 that essentially acts …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 23, 2012 1:53:28 AM

Norman, OK and Germantown, MD – January 23, 2012 – Weather industry leader Weather Decision Technologies (WDT) announces a strategic partnership with Earth NetworksSM, the operator of the world's largest …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 22, 2011 4:36:33 AM

Norman, OK, December 22, 2011—Winter weather can ruin the best planned holiday and business travel plans. So, what could be a better last minute holiday gift than a premium weather …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 16, 2011 3:23:17 AM

Companies Combine Forces to Offer the Top Ranked Premium Apps for Weather Enthusiasts Norman, OK, November 16, 2011— Weather industry leader Weather Decision Technologies has signed a letter of intent …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 21, 2011 4:38:31 AM

Real Tree Base Station Offers Street-Level Radar and Unique Game Activity Meter Columbus, Georgia (October 3, 2011) Outdoorsmen and women who demand accurate weather forecasts, detailed Doppler radar, and severe …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 23, 2011 5:34:18 AM

Norman, OK, September 23, 2011—Global weather leader Weather Decision Technologies (WDT) has been awarded the Oklahoma City Metro 50 Award from the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce for the …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 29, 2011 8:48:28 AM

New Potential Flood Index product shows historic and catastrophic rainfall amounts caused by Irene Norman OK, August 29, 2011—The impact of Hurricane Irene is a reminder that hurricane forecasters need …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 12, 2011 4:48:20 AM

Norman, OK, August 12, 2011- Weather Decision Technologies, Inc., a global leader in providing state-of-the-science weather detection, alerting, and forecasting systems, today announced the launch of a new reality weather …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 11, 2011 4:48:30 AM

Audiences Can Track Hurricane Irene on their Favorite Local Media Stations' Websites and Keep Informed with the iMapWeather Radio iPhone Application Norman, OK, August 23, 2011- With Hurricane Irene bearing …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 9, 2011 4:34:18 AM

Innovative Addition of 'Most Recent Hail Event' with Diagramed Aerial Measurements of a Property, Offers One-Stop-Shopping for Roofing, and Insurance Industries NORMAN, Okla. (August 9, 2011) - Aerialogics, a leading …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 4, 2011 9:16:56 AM

Critical Tool for Adjusters’ Toolbox Now has Fresh Look for Easier Look-Up NORMAN, OK., August 4, 2011 – iMapWeather Forensics, a division of global weather industry leader Weather Decision Technologies …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 22, 2011 3:05:08 AM

App offers ultimate in location management, including “Follow Me” feature and monitoring of five additional locations OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - June 22, 2011 - Weather Decision Technologies, Inc., a global …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 20, 2011 4:01:12 AM

New Nationwide NWS Radar Technology is a “Game Changer” in Terms of Depicting Where Rain, Hail, and Snow are Falling and How Much Has Fallen. Oklahoma City and Norman, OK …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 9, 2011 4:15:27 AM

App is a weather radio for mobile devices, providing early, location-based text and voice alerts 24/7 for individuals in the path of a hurricane More than 3 million emergency weather …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 1, 2011 11:01:49 AM

iMap offers a full suite of advanced hurricane features for on-air, online, and on-the-go applications, including live broadcast tools, storm tracker live video streaming, and mobile weather radio alerts, as …

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by Daphne Thompson, on May 27, 2011 4:00:59 AM

Weather Decision Technologies believes its newest product is the latest generation of weather radio. Founded in 2000 by former National Weather Service meteorologists, the Norman, Okla.-based company recently launched a …

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by Daphne Thompson, on May 20, 2011 11:06:50 AM

As a result of unprecedented demand during its FREE iMapWeather Radio day campaign, which took place on May 19, 2011, weather leader Weather Decision Technologies Inc., (WDT) exceeded its goal …

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by Daphne Thompson, on May 18, 2011 5:48:13 AM

The first 100,000 individuals nationwide to download the app for iPhone, iPad or iPod touch get it for free NORMAN, Okla., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Weather Decision Technologies, …

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by Daphne Thompson, on May 3, 2011 4:12:58 AM

New weather warning tool helps individuals prepare for the dangerous storm season upon us with early, location-based text and voice alerts right on their mobile device NORMAN, OK - May …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 15, 2011 10:12:18 AM

Breaking News on CNN: Storm Chasers see tornado up close and CNN audiences view live streams of today's tornadoes. 20110415_2F47c28163b4a9ecb9575166c4fecea1bc_2FCNN_iMapLive_Miss_Tornadoflv …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 11, 2011 4:10:01 AM

iMap® Weather Experience Suite Brings Dramatic Weather Events to Multiple Screens Norman, OK, and Las Vegas, Nevada, April 11, 2011 – Weather Decision Technologies (WDT), the weather content leader, is …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 23, 2011 8:12:28 AM

Ground breaking application "wakes up" your device and talks to you when life-threatening weather approaches, providing instant voice and text alerts, early warnings, and real-time severe weather video when you …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 16, 2011 2:34:37 AM

'HailHistory' Data Offering Adds New Dimension of Report Value for Contractors and Adjusters NASHUA, New Hampshire, February 16, 2011 – Aerialogics, an aerial measurement reporting service serving the roofing, property …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 16, 2011 2:00:52 AM

Orlando, FL. February 16, 2011 - XactLink, LLC, a supplier of web-based Roofing/Construction Management Software and iMap Weather Forensics, a division of global weather leader Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT), …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 16, 2011 2:00:03 AM

Coast-to-Coast Network Offers Chaser Video Wall and Superior Support Services Norman, OK, February 16, 2011 – Weather industry leader Weather Decision Technologies, Inc., (WDT) is partnering with Coaches Aid and …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 8, 2011 4:21:47 AM

The recently launched application, "The Daily" for iPad, available on the iTunes App Store, features two iMap weather maps: Regional Radar and US Forecasted Highs. To download the application, go …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 27, 2011 4:16:40 AM

Developed by Weather Decision Technologies, iMapWeather is one of the most technologically advanced and intuitive weather apps available for iPad. Serving as both an interactive radar for observing changing weather …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 25, 2011 2:00:41 AM

Coast-to-Coast Network Offers Chaser Video Wall and Superior Support Services Norman, OK, January 25, 2011 – Weather industry leader Weather Decision Technologies Inc., (WDT) has acquired ChaserTV, a network of …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 24, 2011 12:19:12 AM

Seattle, WA, January 24th, 2011 – Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT) has been awarded the American Meteorological Society Award for Outstanding Services to Meteorology by a Corporation. The citation from …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 3, 2011 9:57:26 AM

Career spotlight on Matt Gaffner, a forensic meteorologist at Weather Decisions Technologies in Norman. Gaffner, a forensic meteorologist at Weather Decision Technologies in Norman, re-creates weather events that have already …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 23, 2010 2:28:13 AM

iMap® for iPad offers Accurate Weather for Your Top 10 Holiday Locations Norman, OK, December 22, 2010 -- As cold weather and snow grips much of the country, holiday and …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 21, 2010 11:53:32 AM

Chad Myers, chief meteorologist at CNN World, covered breaking news of the 6.9 scale Mexico earthquake today using WDT's iMapLive! on-air tools. Catch the video clip at http://bit.ly/cmZ0aj. iMapLive! is …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 7, 2010 4:30:42 AM

BY ASHLEY KINDERGAN The Record STAFF WRITER The days of gazing quizzically at threatening skies and trying to gauge when to clear the pool, pack up the golf clubs or …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 28, 2010 10:06:16 AM

Weather Decision Technologies, Inc., (WDT) has been listed for the fifth time on the prestigious Inc. magazine’s Inc. 500/5000 list. For more than 25 years, Inc. magazine and Inc.com have …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 22, 2010 4:57:50 AM

Broadcast Industry Veteran Brings a Track Record of Digital Innovation To meet the growing demand for its mobile weather services provided to local media companies, meteorological science leader Weather Decision …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 13, 2010 5:54:35 PM

WGN today launched its iMap-powered Chicago Weather Center solution for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad onto the iTunes App Store. The application can be downloaded at: http://goo.gl/435l "When in doubt, …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 3, 2010 11:13:21 AM

WINDSOR, Colo., /PRNewswire/ -- As our society and aging infrastructure become increasingly more vulnerable and impacted by extreme rainfall, the requirement for timely, accurate and informative rainfall information presented in …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 2, 2010 11:29:34 AM

Advanced Hurricane app offers constant updates for mobile and online users Norman, OK - September 2, 2010 – As Hurricane Earl heads north along the eastern seaboard this weekend, mobile …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 31, 2010 4:28:19 AM

From Mark Twain to Will Rogers to today's multitaskers on mobile devices, human beings love to talk and hear about the weather. Last year, nearly 40 percent of iPhone users …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 27, 2010 3:43:26 AM

Best-Selling Aviation iPad and iPhone Application is First to Let Pilots Gather Preflight Weather Intelligence Based on Unique Radar Mosaic Norman, OK. and Houston, TX - July 27, 2010 - …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 19, 2010 5:56:09 AM

High School Race Teams Use Lightning Decision Support System and iMap® Interactive Map to Track Weather Changes Norman, OK - July 18, 2009- World weather leader Weather Decision Technologies, Inc …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 30, 2010 1:43:53 PM

Responding to the rapidly expanding demand for its professional meteorological services provided to international governments, aviation and airport industry leaders, military customers and local media businesses, meteorological science leader Weather …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 29, 2010 5:13:30 AM

Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT), a global leader in state-of-the-science iMap weather applications has been selected by NII Holdings, Inc. [NASDAQ] a leading provider of mobile communication services operating under …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 28, 2010 5:03:49 AM

Agreement Provides Best-in-Class Weather Services to over 60 Major U.S. Cities In a multi-year agreement, weather technology leader Weather Decision Technologies Inc., (WDT) will provide weather content and interactive mapping …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 25, 2010 10:19:18 AM

CNN is stepping up its usage of WDT’s iMapLive! on-air broadcast tool, airing a segment today on the possible threat to the Gulf oil spill region using iMapLive to show …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 23, 2010 11:43:48 AM

The Orlando Sentinel Relies on iMap for Lead Story on Gulf Coast The Orlando Sentinal used an embedded iMap to show current and forecast Hurricane tracks. The article, featuring an …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 23, 2010 5:11:02 AM

Here Come the Hurricanes! iMap® Live Video Widget and Hurricane Threat Assessment Tools Give Local Media the Competitive Edge iMapHurricane! offers a full suite of advanced Hurricane features for on-air, …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 14, 2010 6:12:24 AM

iMap Powers 4Warn.com “The ‘Dot Com’ Before the Storm” The 4Warn Storm Team has launched the new 4warn.com weather service dubbed “the dot com before the storm” which can be …

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by Daphne Thompson, on May 25, 2010 11:34:15 AM

BY JENNIFER PALMER, Oklahoman Published: May 25, 2010 NORMAN — It’s not a coincidence that Weather Decision Technologies is located in the heart of Tornado Alley, right across from the …

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by Daphne Thompson, on May 25, 2010 5:34:15 AM

Hunters Across the United States Offered the Highest Quality Radar Data Available Norman, Oklahoma, May 25th, 2010 – HuntingLife.com has launched an innovative iPhone application optimized for the nation’s hunting …

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by Daphne Thompson, on May 14, 2010 5:07:38 AM

Today, WDT broadcast a live stream of the space shuttle Atlantis launch on its iMapTracker console – http://bit.ly/aMZNaD Date: May 14 Mission: STS-132 Launch Vehicle: Space Shuttle Atlantis Launch Site: …

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by Daphne Thompson, on May 13, 2010 9:55:22 AM

KWCH Director of Marketing and Digital Media Shawn Hilferty wrote to tell us how much his Wichita Kansas station was appreciating having the iMapTracker on display and at work for …

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by Daphne Thompson, on May 10, 2010 9:31:00 AM

WGN-TV Chief Meteorologist Tom Skilling and the WGN Weather Center staff are providing daily coverage of extreme weather in Kansas and Oklahoma using Weather Decision Technologies’ iMapTracker storm chasing technology …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 26, 2010 9:31:52 AM

Norman, OK - April 26, 2010. The rapid epidemic of tornadic activity last weekend and the prior week was mirrored by an equally active three days of storm chasing and …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 7, 2010 3:43:31 AM

iMap® Weather Radio is Designed to Save Lives by Combining the Power of a Weather Radio with the Precision and Convenience of a Smartphone Norman, OK., April 7th, 2010 – …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 5, 2010 9:04:29 AM

Powerful New Platform Makes it Easy for National and Local TV, Newspaper, Radio Stations, and Mobile Media Companies to Provide Mobile Audiences with Best-of-Breed National Weather Data Combined with Hyper-Local …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 5, 2010 6:49:53 AM

Pilots Gather Preflight Weather Intelligence on New “Supertablet” from Apple Norman, OK. and Houston, TX – April 5, 2010 - Pilots concerned about upcoming weather conditions for their flight path …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 31, 2010 9:45:52 AM

Partnership Opens Up Weather Data to Ecosystem of over 5,000 Leading Developers Using SimpleGeo. Norman, OK , March 31, 2010 - Weather leader Weather Decision Technologies, Inc., (WDT), has been …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 23, 2010 3:24:33 AM

Norman, Oklahoma, March 22nd, 2010 -- WDT has launched iMapRadar, an innovative iPhone application that displays up-to-date radar and satellite images on an interactive Google map. iMapRadar detects your location …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 22, 2010 6:15:40 AM

iMap Version 3.0 Launches with Street Level and Single Site Radar, Giving Local Media Companies the Highest Resolution Data Available on the Internet Norman, OK, March 22nd, 2010 -- For …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 15, 2010 9:38:45 AM

Norman, OK., March 15th, 2010. Weather mapping leader Weather Decision Technologies (WDT) is bringing a ground-breaking interactive weather application called iMapLive! to local media television stations. Version 1.0 of iMapLive! …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 8, 2010 4:35:09 AM

DeWayne Mitchell, Senior Meteorologist of Weather Decision Technologies, Inc., has earned the nationally recognized Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) designation by the American Meteorological Society (AMS). The CCM designation is issued …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 15, 2010 8:38:04 AM

Norman, OK. - February 12, 2010- Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT), the world's leading weather services company, is bringing new and enhanced live video streaming opportunities to storm chasers seeking …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 1, 2010 7:09:09 AM

Norman, OK - January 28, 2010 - Oklahoma's website NewsOK.com is offering a new iPhone app called NewsOK weatherwatch, thanks in part to a solution provided by Weather Decision Technologies, …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 11, 2010 2:26:05 AM

Best-Selling Aviation Application Lets Pilots Gather Preflight Intelligence and Improve Situational Awareness Faster and Easier than Ever Before. Norman, OK. and Houston, TX - January 11, 2010 - ForeFlight and …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 10, 2010 8:37:31 AM

Norman, OK. - January 12, 2010 - Responding to growing demand for its iMap® innovative weather mapping solutions for local media businesses, meteorological science leader Weather Decision Technologies (WDT) has …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 14, 2009 8:41:03 AM

Norman, OK. December 14, 2009. Vestas, the leading supplier of modern renewable energy wind solutions, has selected the Lightning Decision Support System (LDSS) from Weather Decision Technologies, Inc., the leader …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Nov 2, 2009 8:42:01 AM

Streaming videos captured by storm chasers from the field showcase dramatic footage. Norman, OK. November 2, 2009 - Entering its third smash hit season, the Discovery Channel's Storm Chasers series …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 25, 2009 3:21:09 AM

Norman, OK. September 25, 2009- Now you can plan your day with advanced, hyper-local weather information on ConnectorLocal.com. A new addition to the ConnectorLocal.com suite of services-all geared towards helping …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 22, 2009 3:22:52 AM

NEW YORK-September 22, 2009 - WorldNow, the leading online technology, content and revenue-solutions company for local media, has announced that it has expanded its partnership with Weather Decision Technologies, Inc …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 14, 2009 3:25:53 AM

Norman, OK - August 14, 2009 - The National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) and Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT), the world's leader in global weather forecasting and nowcasting, …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 17, 2009 9:39:08 AM

Norman, OK - July 7, 2009 - Just in time for Hurricane season, Weather Decision Technologies, Inc., and America's Emergency Network (AEN) have exclusively partnered to provide a vital new …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 16, 2009 3:25:04 AM

Marina Del Rey, CA - July 16, 2009 - After 397 days at sea, Zac Sunderland, 17, of Thousand Oaks, California, has become the youngest person to circumnavigate the world …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 13, 2009 9:40:28 AM

High School Race Teams Use iMap® Weather Interactive Map to Track Weather Changes Norman, OK - July 13, 2009-Weather Decision Technologies, Inc., a world leader in weather and geo-mapping services, …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 12, 2009 9:35:35 AM

Weather application shows core geo-located weather across Japan and in Major world cities Norman, OK - June 12, 2009 - Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT), and GPlusMedia Co.,Ltd. Headquartered in …

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by Daphne Thompson, on May 19, 2009 2:15:34 PM

Streaming videos captured by storm chasers from the field feature dramatic footage. Norman, OK, May 19, 2009 --(PR.com)-- This tornado season, WDT was the first ever to bring live streaming …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Apr 20, 2009 3:29:12 AM

NORMAN, Okla.- (April 20, 2009) -- Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT), the world's leading weather services company, is joining forces with Justin.tv, leaders in live video streaming, and TornadoVideos.net (TVN) …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 23, 2009 9:39:29 AM

NEW YORK, Sept 09, 2009/PRNewswire via COMTEX - WorldNow, the leading online technology, content and revenue-solutions company for local media, has announced that it has partnered with America's Emergency Network …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 13, 2009 1:24:49 PM

Norman, OK, February 13, 2009--TornadoVideos.net, the premiere source of professional extreme weather photography and news for production companies, media, and weather enthusiasts, and Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT), the world's …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 5, 2009 1:55:54 PM

Norman, OK, February 5, 2009--Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT) is helping Norman Public Schools (NPS) keep children safe using its cutting-edge Lightning Decision Support System (LDSS) for advanced severe weather …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 27, 2009 1:53:49 PM

Weather Decision Technologies and Inergize Digital Media Offer Broadcasters a Whole New Way to Zoom in on Local Weather Norman, OK, January 27, 2009--Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT), and Inergize …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 15, 2008 1:51:16 PM

Oklahoma EDGE (Economic Development Generating Excellence) Program Award Creates New Opportunities for State, Nationwide and Global Wind Energy Industry NORMAN, OK., Dec. 15, 2008--Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT), a global …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 22, 2008 2:48:42 PM

Top 50 Android Developer Challenge Winner Makes Cool "Follow-Me" Weather Maps Available to Millions of Android Smartphone Users NORMAN, OK., Oct 22, 2008 - "Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT), a …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 31, 2008 2:41:53 PM

Norman, Oklahoma, August 31, 2008 -- A new online hurricane tracking tool with a difference is up and running on TV web sites across the threatened DMA's along the Gulf …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 22, 2008 2:39:25 PM

Washington, D.C., Aug.22, 2008 - Weather Decision Technologies, Inc.,(WDT) has been listed for the second time on the prestigious Inc. magazine 2008 Inc. 5000 list. For more than 25 years, …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 12, 2008 2:37:14 PM

New Forecast System Provides Olympic Managers with Precise Information on Weather Hazards Norman, OK - August 12, 2008. Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT) is the only private company invited to …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jul 23, 2008 2:33:45 PM

"We've got this great new product," meteorologist Jacqui Jeras told CNN viewers today as the network premiered Weather Decision Technologies (WDT)'s new threat assessment "Hurricane Impact Zone" visuals for coverage …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 26, 2008 2:21:50 PM

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 26, 2008--MIR3, Inc.TM, the leading provider of Intelligent Notification (IN®) systems to enterprises, universities and government organizations, today announced that Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT) has named …

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by Daphne Thompson, on May 12, 2008 2:31:15 PM

Pinpoint Forecasts and High Resolution Radar Promise "Follow Me" Weather for Millions of Mobile Users. Unlike Internet-based weather applications, HandWxTM knows where you are, even when you don't. Norman, OK …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 30, 2008 3:28:57 AM

Norman, OK, March 30, 2009--Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT) is displaying a powerful package of advanced EAS and weather alerting services at the International Security Conference and Exposition (ISC West) …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 3, 2008 1:27:55 PM

Norman, OK (PRWEB) March 3, 2008 -- Weather Decision Technologies (WDT) today unveiled details of its Aviation Weather Decision Support System (AWDSSTM) designed to enhance operational safety and flight management …

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