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Helping Business Weather the Storm

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by Dax Cochran, on Aug 29, 2018 12:56:30 PM

It is football week here in Oklahoma. To many, this week is the pinnacle of anticipation before your favorite college team, or alma mater plays their first game of the …

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Topics:WeatherOpsLive EventsLightning

by Nicholas Hunter, on Jul 6, 2018 1:55:00 PM

We are adding new features to our tile-based lightning display API, including support for Vector Tiles. These additions will allow fast, custom styling of lightning data in a map. Vector …

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Topics:DevelopersLightning

by Richard Reed, on Jun 27, 2018 1:51:10 PM

Lightning can be detrimental to the agriculture industry. On average, there are over 8 million lightning strikes on Earth every day. With over 4.62 billion acres of land being farmed, …

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Topics:AgricultureLightning

by Kenneth McCallister, on Jun 19, 2018 1:35:00 PM

The 5:00 a.m. wakeup call to go for a morning run sometimes leaves a runner looking for any excuse to go back to bed. One recent morning, the forecast had …

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Topics:RadarScopeLightning

by Mike Eilts, on Apr 4, 2018 1:59:06 PM

Every year, stadiums, concerts, speedways, and amusement parks are frequently threatened by cloud-to-ground lightning. These types of venues are incredibly vulnerable to lightning due to the large number of people …

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Topics:WeatherOpsEvent SafetyLive EventsLightning

by Jordan Rousseau, 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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Topics:WeatherOpsLightning

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 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 David Moran, on Mar 23, 2017 2:22:06 PM

The end of the week could be stormy for portions of tornado alley beginning Thursday and continuing into Friday. Here's what you need to know to be prepared for the upcoming …

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Topics:WeatherOpsLightningWindHailThunderstorm

by Dr. Kevin Kloesel, on Mar 8, 2017 11:06:33 AM

As spring nears and Daylight Saving time brings opportunities for afternoon and evening outdoor activities, the inevitable threat of weather hazards becomes of great concern. Whether you have scheduled a …

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Topics:WeatherOpsLive EventsLightningThunderstorm