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Helping Business Weather the Storm

Weather from WeatherOps / Cross Enterprise

by Mike Eilts, on Mar 20, 2019 10:09:13 AM

Most people think that once you get a meteorology degree, you’re destined to embark on a career as a forecaster. While that’s often true, it’s sometimes the case that a …

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Topics:GeneralDevelopersCross EnterpriseGIS

by Eric Faulkner, on Nov 20, 2018 10:49:40 AM

Another early taste of winter is in store for the Northeast by the end of this week, just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday. Both the GFS and ECMWF weather …

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Topics:Cross EnterpriseFrontier

by Phillip Spencer, on Nov 1, 2018 3:28:29 PM

Observations of atmospheric temperature, humidity, pressure, wind speed, wind direction, cloud cover, precipitation, visibility, weather type, etc. are essential for several reasons. For instance: (1) Observations help us plan our …

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Topics:WeatherOpsCross Enterprise

by Mike Eilts, on Oct 4, 2018 1:22:16 PM

In my previous blog, I wrote about the vital partnership between the National Weather Service and private weather companies and how each brings an essential function to the weather enterprise …

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Topics:WeatherOpsCross Enterprise

by Mike Eilts, on Sep 18, 2018 2:05:30 PM

There are two questions I'm often asked by friends, acquaintances, and even colleagues in the weather industry: “Is the U.S. National Weather Service a competitor of WDT?” and “What does a …

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Topics:WeatherOpsCross Enterprise

by Ben Baranowski, on Jun 7, 2018 1:01:00 PM

As we approach the launch of an updated hail data API, I want to show how we've improved it. Our previous hail API allowed users to get contours for a …

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Topics:DevelopersCross EnterpriseHail

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 Mike Eilts, on Jan 20, 2017 10:23:52 AM

I am writing this article on Wednesday from 36,000ft above the Rockies on my way to the American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting in Seattle. With several meetings lined up …

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Topics:RadarScopeSkyWiseCross Enterprise

by Mike Eilts, on Jan 10, 2017 10:03:48 AM

One role of a President/CEO is to be a visionary and to create and continue to refine strategy for the business. It can be hard to do that if you are …

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Topics:Cross Enterprise

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 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 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 David Moran, on Jun 14, 2016 1:39:53 PM

As urbanization increases, several impacts can arise from the increase in paved surfaces. Known as the Urban Heat Island Effect, paved surfaces can be between 50-90°F hotter than the air …

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Topics:Cross EnterpriseHeat

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 Mike Arellano, on Jun 7, 2016 9:51:18 AM

Tropical Storm Colin became the third named storm of the young 2016 season. But if you were to look at satellite imagery off the west coast of Florida, you probably …

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Topics:Cross EnterpriseTropical

by David Moran, on Jun 6, 2016 2:19:48 PM

While June 1 marked the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season, we have already seen three named storms this year. Tropical Storm Alex developed in January, Tropical Storm Bonnie …

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Topics:Cross EnterpriseTropical

by David Moran, on Jun 1, 2016 3:12:56 PM

Today is June 1, which marks the beginning of the Atlantic hurricane season. Forecasters are predicting a near average season this year. According to NOAA, 10-16 named storms are predicted …

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Topics:Cross EnterpriseTropicalHurricane

by Renny Vandewege, on Sep 3, 2015 5:16:36 PM

THE VALUE OF SKYWISE DATA We know weather plays a significant role in many aspects of business, including fluctuations in revenue, disruptions in the supply chain, choosing when to plant …

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Topics:SkyWiseCross Enterprise