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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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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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by David Moran, on Feb 7, 2019 2:14:45 PM

If you live in the Central US or have spoken to anyone from the area, you likely know that the weather can change on a dime. That was indeed the case from …

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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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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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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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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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by David Moran, on Jan 3, 2019 2:42:24 PM

All precipitation develops in the same way, but in winter there can be quite a variety of types. Freezing rain, sleet, snow, are all possible when it gets cold outside …

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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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by David Moran, on Dec 31, 2018 11:41:11 AM

It's New Year's Eve, and that means many are making plans to ring in 2019. Let's look back at some of the coldest New Year's Eves in the past before …

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by David Moran, on Dec 26, 2018 2:00:00 PM

Several processes can influence the development and behavior of winter storms. Locations near the windward side of a mountain can sometimes experience an effect known as cold air damming which …

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by David Moran, on Dec 24, 2018 10:32:59 AM

When the trees and ground are covered with a nice layer of snow, and big flakes are falling, it always seems a bit more like late December. Are you dreaming …

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by David Moran, on Dec 21, 2018 2:31:30 PM

By now, those who celebrate Christmas have a decorated tree in your house. Have you ever wondered where real Christmas trees come from and how their growth is affected by …

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by David Moran, on Dec 20, 2018 2:00:00 PM

Terrain can play an essential role in various weather conditions. Winds that blow down the leeward side of a mountain can affect temperature and snow cover, as well as health …

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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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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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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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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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by David Moran, on Nov 28, 2018 1:42:41 PM

The storm systems that produce snow across the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest can originate in a few different regions. Occasionally, they develop in Canada before moving southward. Those that …

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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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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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by David Moran, on Nov 14, 2018 2:10:08 PM

Freezing rain occurs when precipitation falls through a warm layer, completely melts, and lands on a surface with temperatures below freezing. All forms of transportation are affected, trees are damaged, …

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by David Moran, on Nov 13, 2018 1:43:55 PM

As the snow season wears on, avalanches can pose hazards in mountainous areas. They can prove deadly to skiers and cause extreme damage to trees, roads, and buildings in their …

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by Chris Kerr, on Nov 5, 2018 1:38:03 PM

Those voting on Tuesday up and down the East Coast and into the Appalachians will likely need to have an umbrella handy and a plan to seek shelter if severe …

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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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by David Moran, on Oct 31, 2018 2:22:41 PM

Will your Halloween weather be a trick or a treat? Check out our Trick-or-Treat forecast for the details! Northwest An area of low pressure will move into the Pacific Northwest …

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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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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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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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by Phillip Spencer, on Oct 19, 2018 12:40:25 PM

The skill of numerical weather forecasts (forecasting by computer) generally has been increasing since its inception. Even so, a numerical weather forecast for a particular place and time can be …

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by Mike Eilts, on Oct 17, 2018 2:56:04 PM

Most people understand the value that weather forecasts bring to the general public. They tell us whether it will be a good beach day, how much to bundle up at …

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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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by David Moran, on Oct 15, 2018 1:53:02 PM

Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday and continued to move across the Southeast through early Friday, bringing a path of destruction in its wake. Just after …

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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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by David Moran, on Oct 9, 2018 3:09:55 PM

Michael became a hurricane late Monday morning and is expected to intensify rapidly before making landfall on Wednesday. It took 400 miles and fewer than 70 hours to evolve from …

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by David Moran, on Oct 5, 2018 2:02:39 PM

Many factors determine whether a tropical system intensifies or weakens. One of the primary factors is sea surface temperatures. While water temperature alone does not govern whether a storm will …

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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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by David Moran, on Oct 3, 2018 2:31:11 PM

When we think of tropical storms or hurricanes, we primarily think of the effects near the coast. After weakening, the remnants of a tropical system can affect areas further inland …

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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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by David Moran, on Sep 27, 2018 2:05:39 PM

Troughs can develop in many ways, but in one particular case, sloping terrain plays a role. A lee trough's development begins as the air flows down the lee side of …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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by Renny Vandewege, on Sep 3, 2018 1:55:00 PM

Advances in weather modeling in recent years have placed focus on high-resolution, short-term weather forecasts. There are forecasts that cover the following 18-36 hours. The forecasts provide a detailed prediction …

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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 David Moran, on Aug 28, 2018 2:52:26 PM

For a thunderstorm to develop, three essential ingredients are necessary: moisture, instability, and lift. While a front or a trough often provides this lift, it can also come from sloping terrain. When the wind …

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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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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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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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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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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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by Dax Cochran, on Aug 8, 2018 1:52:02 PM

On August 7th, the Phish show at BB&T Pavilion, in Camden, New Jersey, was temporarily disrupted due to lightning strikes within the tolerance of the production team’s weather plan. Having …

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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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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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by Mike Gauthier, on Aug 3, 2018 1:43:25 PM

Living on the Western Slope of the Colorado Rockies is an adventure. Most mornings I find myself waking up early as my inner clock dictates. But recently I find myself …

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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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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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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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by Chris Kerr, on Jul 27, 2018 2:15:27 PM

The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season got off to an early start when Subtropical Storm Alberto was officially declared the morning of May 25. Since then, there have been two hurricanes, …

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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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by David Moran, on Jul 18, 2018 3:31:39 PM

The Ferguson Fire on the western edge of Yosemite National Park started on Friday night. It is currently unknown how the fire started, but the hot and dry weather in …

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by Mike Arellano, on Jul 12, 2018 3:04:16 PM

With hurricane season once again underway in the Atlantic Basin, we are hoping this season is less active and intense than 2017. Should Mother Nature decide otherwise, WeatherOps is prepared …

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by John Tharp, on Jul 11, 2018 2:04:31 PM

After the past few days, to say that we are all profoundly relieved by the outcome of the cave rescue operation in Thailand would be an understatement. Tremendous credit is …

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by David Moran, on Jul 10, 2018 2:35:06 PM

Typhoon Maria has intensified quickly, developing from a tropical storm to a category 5 storm within 24 hours. It is expected to make landfall on the southeastern coast of China …

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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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by David Moran, on Jul 3, 2018 1:59:50 PM

Independence Day is tomorrow which means many will be at the beach, on the boat, cooking out, or at the pool. How will the weather affect your Fourth of July …

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by David Moran, on Jun 20, 2018 2:36:48 PM

Firefighters continue to battle a wildfire near Durango, Colorado that started burning on June 1. Will they get some help in the form of some rain? Low relative humidity, in …

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by David Moran, on Jun 15, 2018 1:55:00 PM

You may hear about the jet stream on your nightly weathercast, but do you know what it is? According to the Glossary of Meteorology, a jet stream is defined as …

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by Chris Kerr, on Jun 14, 2018 1:52:33 PM

WeatherOps is proud to provide Forecast Services to Fox Sports during the 2018 World Cup. Our forecasters will generate customized weather alerts and make phone calls as needed. High precision …

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by Dax Cochran, on Jun 12, 2018 4:15:25 PM

Are you making the trip out to Dover International Speedway in Delaware for Firefly 2018 this week? We want to make sure you are prepared so that you don’t miss …

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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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by Dax Cochran, on May 25, 2018 2:15:00 PM

With automated weather forecasting, monitoring, and alerting getting better each day, do you need a meteorologist to support your event? The short answer is yes - yes you do. While …

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by David Moran, on May 24, 2018 5:05:09 PM

Memorial Day Weekend is just around the corner. If you're heading to the central Gulf Coast or Florida for the long holiday weekend, expect heavy rainfall and gusty winds due …

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by Renny Vandewege, on May 21, 2018 2:42:59 PM

WeatherOps is proudly assisting the NCAA Division I Golf Men’s & Women’s Championships at Karsten Creek Golf Club, in Stillwater, Oklahoma from May 16-30. Saturday, May 19th provided one of …

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by Chris Kerr, on May 18, 2018 3:21:19 PM

While the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season is still two weeks away (June 1), a tropical cyclone threat in the Caribbean or the Gulf of Mexico may emerge …

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by Dax Cochran, on May 18, 2018 2:33:37 PM

On Thursday, May 17, the opening party for the 2018 Hangout Music Festival was forced to evacuate due to unsafe weather conditions. The area experienced dangerous lightning, heavy rain, and …

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by David Moran, on May 9, 2018 2:39:51 PM

Air is in motion all around us, moving both vertically and horizontally. Whether clouds or precipitation form partially depends on whether air rises or sinks. When air descends, this is …

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by David Moran, on May 8, 2018 1:01:31 PM

The location of troughs and ridges can play an essential role in a region's weather. Weather observations above the ground are collected by weather balloons. Data from one a single …

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by David Moran, on May 3, 2018 2:59:07 PM

One of the jobs of a forecaster is to anticipate how the profile plotted on a Skew-T diagram may change with time and what implications that may have on a …

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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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by Chris Kerr, on Apr 26, 2018 11:53:18 AM

Oklahoma has experienced colder than average temperatures for much of the spring thus far. However, a more typical spring-like pattern will develop over the region the next few days, allowing …

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by David Moran, on Apr 24, 2018 3:06:21 PM

Meteorologists look at a lot of data each day to prepare a forecast. These data usually consist of various weather maps, radar and satellite imagery, and upper air maps. Other …

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by David Moran, on Apr 18, 2018 1:49:32 PM

Radar can provide valuable information about precipitation approaching or currently impacting a region. In WeatherOps Commander, you have access to both mosaic radar and RadarScope's local radar sites. If you're …

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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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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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by David Moran, on Apr 11, 2018 1:58:01 PM

In basic terms, the two things needed for precipitation are moisture and lift. Temperature profiles and landmasses can also affect how much rain a region gets. Mountains can have a …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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by David Moran, on Mar 19, 2018 2:42:54 PM

Have you ever seen a weather map and wondered what the symbols on it meant? Surface maps are great tools for getting a quick look at weather conditions. They allow …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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by David Moran, on Feb 21, 2018 12:59:19 PM

Winter can bring a wide variety of weather conditions, including various types of precipitation. Freezing rain, for instance, can be especially hazardous and forms in very specific conditions. Different types …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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by David Moran, on Jan 30, 2018 12:52:06 PM

Freezing temperatures and Florida isn't a connection many of us immediately make. However, temperatures below 32°F can have a significant impact on the this state's orange crop. Lows this winter …

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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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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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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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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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by David Moran, on Jan 4, 2018 2:12:03 PM

Some storm systems can develop rapidly, sometimes over the span of hours or a day. When this happens, the system can be very intense and cause a wide variety of …

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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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by David Moran, on Dec 20, 2017 1:33:59 PM

As a meteorologist, I've seen my share of forecast models depicting extreme scenarios. These models can go from forecasting heavy snow to forecasting nothing in as little as 12 hours …

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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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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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by David Moran, on Nov 21, 2017 3:38:39 PM

13 states are forecast to have disruptive weather during the upcoming holiday weekend. It's not all bad news though. Snow is in the forecast and so is beneficial rainfall. Here's …

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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 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 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 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 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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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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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 Mike Eilts, on Sep 8, 2017 8:34:51 PM

When I first meet people from outside the weather world and tell them I work for WDT, a private weather company, I often get the question, what does a weather …

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by Chris Kerr, on Sep 8, 2017 4:31:21 PM

Irma remains a significant Category 4 hurricane late this afternoon with sustained winds around 155 mph. The sheer size of Irma is quite menacing, and spatially the hurricane covers an …

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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 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 Steve Miller, on Aug 18, 2017 1:46:56 PM

WeatherOps is an enterprise-level weather monitoring and alerting tool by Weather Decision Technologies in Norman, Oklahoma For about a year now, RadarScope radar data has been available within WDT’s WeatherOps software …

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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 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 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 Stephen Strum, on Jun 28, 2017 2:13:48 PM

As both a meteorologist and an amateur astronomer, I know first-hand the impact weather has on both visual observing and astrophotography. Weather will certainly be a major factor for the …

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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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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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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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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 Stephen Strum, on May 3, 2017 1:49:27 PM

Recently, we had a question about why the Storm Prediction Center (SPC) was forecasting only a 5% chance for tornadoes on a severe weather day. The implication of the question …

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by Chris Kerr, on Apr 28, 2017 11:18:50 AM

Cold weather is expected for the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon on Sunday, April 30. There can be a variety of weather conditions in late April when this marathon is run. Past races have …

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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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by Chris Kerr, on Mar 28, 2017 2:18:13 PM

The first flight of the new Boeing 787-10, or “Dash 10”, is scheduled for 10 AM EDT Friday morning from Charleston International Airport in South Carolina. The 787-10, which has …

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by Chris Kerr, on Mar 24, 2017 2:52:18 PM

The severe weather threat will continue across the Plains and into the Mid-Mississippi Valley this weekend and into next week. Areas from the central Gulf coast and northward into the …

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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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by Renny Vandewege, on Mar 15, 2017 11:03:11 AM

Spring severe weather can bring major disruptions and threats to Utilities and their customers. Tornadoes, lightning, and damaging wind all bring respective threats that could danger field workers, cause power outages …

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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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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 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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by Renny Vandewege, on Mar 1, 2017 2:17:53 PM

With pitchers and catchers reporting to MLB spring training, the NASCAR season moving into top gear at Daytona, and calendars full of festivals and concert tours, spring fever is running …

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by Dr. Kevin Kloesel, on Feb 16, 2017 2:05:23 PM

The recent heavy rains in California and the impact of that water on man-made infrastructures like dams and reservoirs made national news this past week. So much rain fell in …

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by JT Johnson, on Feb 15, 2017 3:09:42 PM

As we head into the more traditional severe weather season, we will see many references to severe weather preparedness in the coming weeks. Invariably, a severe weather safety awareness campaign will …

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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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by JT Johnson, on Feb 2, 2017 1:18:43 PM

Your phone pings and as you glance at it, an alert informs you that you have traveled into a Tornado Warning. You immediately pull off the road, check where you …

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by Renny Vandewege, on Jan 23, 2017 3:55:42 PM

As severe weather struck the Southeast, WDT alerted millions this past weekend. While a multi-day event storm system brought tornadoes and severe thunderstorms which caused multiple fatalities and injuries, we continued …

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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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by Dax Cochran, on Jan 11, 2017 12:32:29 PM

Will this be the warmest inauguration ever? Donald Trump will be sworn in as President and Commander in Chief on Friday, January 20. What comes to mind when you picture past inauguration …

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by Dr. Kevin Kloesel, on Jan 9, 2017 2:40:35 PM

Tampa has a long history with lightning and football. When Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL was selected to host this year’s College Football Playoff Championship Game, the collective “cringe” …

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by David Moran, on Jan 5, 2017 2:02:08 PM

A winter storm is expected in the Southeast on Saturday. There will be the potential for wintry precipitation for portions of the area as a low pressure develops off the coast …

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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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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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by Dr. Kevin Kloesel, on Dec 24, 2016 10:57:55 AM

Will you have a white Christmas or thunderstorms? As is typically the case, the northern tier of our United States and higher elevation mountainous areas will not be needing dreams, …

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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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by Chris Kerr, on Dec 15, 2016 2:26:08 PM

Bone chilling cold is in store for several NFL games on Sunday. A much advertised Arctic air intrusion will grip most of the central part of the United States by Saturday and …

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by Dax Cochran, on Dec 5, 2016 11:36:21 AM

The biggest names in the concert and event production business gathered November 29 to December 1 on the Rock Lititz campus outside of Lancaster, PA for the 3rd annual Event Safety Alliance (ESA) …

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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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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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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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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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by Chris Kerr, on Nov 17, 2016 3:06:31 PM

During the late fall, winter, and early spring one of the primary weather concerns for the Gulf of Mexico is the passage of strong cold fronts. Abrupt wind shifts, sustained …

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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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by Mike Gauthier, on Nov 15, 2016 1:43:37 PM

My sister, from Minnesota, wrote me prior to her trip for the Colorado autumn leaf event, asking: “What is the weather like in Colorado in the fall, how should I …

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by Dr. Kevin Kloesel, on Nov 14, 2016 10:03:14 AM

Have you ever wondered why umbrellas, ponchos and rain boots show up at the front door of your local Wal-Mart only when it’s raining? Or maybe it’s the snow shovels, …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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by Matt Gaffner, on Aug 30, 2016 10:52:32 AM

Hopefully, Santa's 8 tiny reindeer weren't on summer vacation in Norway last Friday, as it was quite a sad scene for the legendary creatures. A coworker shared this article with …

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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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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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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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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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by Chris Kerr, on Aug 19, 2016 3:52:20 PM

We are rapidly approaching the peak of the 2016 Atlantic Tropical season. Tropical Storm Fiona and Invest 99L are currently in the Atlantic with more storms expected to develop. Tropical …

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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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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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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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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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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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by Chris Kerr, on Aug 2, 2016 3:41:52 PM

While Tropical Storm Earl was officially designated late this morning by the National Hurricane Center, WeatherOps forecasters have been relaying important information to our clients over the past six days …

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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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by David Moran, on May 26, 2016 2:28:47 PM

Memorial Day Weekend is in sight and that means many will be heading to the beach to kick off the unofficial start of summer. However, those plans may be rained …

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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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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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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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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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by Steve Miller, on Apr 28, 2016 9:41:58 AM

Norman, OK - April 28, 2016 — Weather risk and analytics leader Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT) announces that Aiken Electric Co-op has contracted with the company to utilize WeatherOps risk …

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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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by Marcus Hicks, on Apr 7, 2016 9:48:45 AM

Weather forecasting and NASCAR go hand in hand, and wouldn’t you know it, Weather Decision Technologies is right there in the middle of it all! Countless tasks are completed behind the scenes …

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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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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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by David Moran, on Feb 22, 2016 10:38:50 AM

An area of low pressure moving through the Southern Plains and Ohio River Valley will bring snow from the Southern Plains and northeastward through the Great Lakes. Gale force winds …

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by Marcus Hicks, on Feb 16, 2016 2:09:13 PM

You, like most organizations, have an inclement weather plan that provides guidance when dangerous weather strikes. How much more effective could those plans be? In 2015 there were 1259 reported …

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by Chris Kerr, on Feb 15, 2016 4:24:14 PM

Valentine's Day was chilly for some people and not because they forgot to buy flowers or chocolates! As Arctic high pressure settled over the Northeast U.S. this past weekend bitterly …

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by David Moran, on Feb 10, 2016 12:26:20 PM

Light to moderate snow showers will continue across portions of the Northeast to the Ohio Valley ahead of a large upper level trough. US Hazards REGION 1 Snow showers will …

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by David Moran, on Feb 9, 2016 1:41:20 PM

Light to moderate snowfall will be possible on Tuesday from the Northeastern US into the Ohio River Valley as a surface low deepens off the coast of Virginia. Elevated winds …

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by David Moran, on Feb 8, 2016 4:29:35 PM

WDT Hazards Moderate to heavy snow will be possible on Monday across portions of New England. Rain will transition from rain to snow Monday and into Tuesday across the Appalachians …

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by Mike Arellano, on Feb 8, 2016 2:04:53 PM

When you book a cruise, you are probably thinking about the scenic spots you will see, the beautiful ocean and what food you will eat. I bet you're not thinking …

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by Chris Kerr, on Feb 5, 2016 10:43:49 AM

After the AFC and NFC championship games were complete, the attention in the NFL world began focusing on Super Bowl 50. I’ll admit I was a little skeptical about the prospects …

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by Dax Cochran, on Feb 4, 2016 9:41:11 AM

The WeatherOps crew has been hard at work this week supporting customers who found themselves threatened by everything from blizzards to tornadoes. This weekend, many eyes will be focused towards …

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by Chris Kerr, on Feb 1, 2016 3:56:51 PM

A wide variety of weather is expected across the central and southeastern portions of the United States on Tuesday. A strong low pressure system, currently generating copious amounts of snow across …

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by David Moran, on Jan 21, 2016 2:09:14 PM

When we think of hazards associated with snow, we usually think about issues such as travel issues or power outages. One serious problem often overlooked is with roofs on homes …

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by Marcus Hicks, on Jan 15, 2016 12:54:55 PM

Disruptive weather is costly to any organization and having situational awareness into how weather will unfold in the days ahead dictates how much the disruption will actually cost you. Will …

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by David Moran, on Jan 11, 2016 4:03:10 PM

Lake Effect Snow is currently affecting eastern portions of the Great Lakes. There are many mechanisms that contribute to the development of Lake Effect Snow, some of which will be …

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by Chris Kerr, on Jan 8, 2016 2:13:19 PM

Cold and wintry weather is a fairly common occurrence toward the end of the season and during the NFL Playoffs for those teams which do not play in an enclosed …

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by Chris Kerr, on Jan 7, 2016 6:50:20 PM

The calendar may say January, but there is an impressive non-tropical low pressure system currently in the southwestern North Atlantic about 400 miles west-southwest of Bermuda. This low is producing …

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by Mike Gauthier, on Jan 6, 2016 2:27:06 PM

Ten billion dollars in severe storm and tornado damage occurred in the US in 2015. Floods, drought, tornadoes, wild fires, hurricanes and blizzards can be expected again in 2016. Is your company …

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by Matt Gaffner, on Dec 9, 2015 10:12:03 AM

This may seem like it’s coming out of nowhere, but it’s not. I recently heard something that struck a nerve: “The weather here is just so unpredictable.” That phrase is right …

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by Chris Kerr, on Dec 3, 2015 11:04:42 AM

This past Atlantic Hurricane Season was unique in several ways. Early season forecasts predicted a lower than average number of storms would form, which was not a surprise given that …

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by JT Johnson, on Dec 2, 2015 2:50:44 PM

One of WDT’s technical capabilities that we are very proud of is our highly scalable alerting infrastructure. During November 25-30, 2015, a significant Winter Storm traversed the US bringing frozen …

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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 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 Chris Kerr, on Oct 30, 2015 11:15:39 AM

Tropical Cyclone Chapala continues to exhibit a very impressive presentation on satellite this morning as it tracks to the west over the Arabian Sea. How rare is a cyclone like …

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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 Chris Kerr, on Oct 28, 2015 2:58:20 PM

This past weekend tens of thousands of Formula 1 fans descended on the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) located just outside Austin, TX for the 4th annual United States Grand …

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by Mike Gauthier, on Oct 27, 2015 3:09:09 PM

The forecast funnel: Have you ever sat in a crowded place and just watched people go by? Try it sometime. You'll notice that most folks have their head down and …

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by Dax Cochran, on Oct 19, 2015 12:18:30 PM

Over the past few seasons, many festival and event managers have recognized the need for, and implemented, professional weather support from WDT. It's not just about getting a forecast or an …

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Topics:WeatherOpsEvent Safety

by Mike Gauthier, on Oct 13, 2015 9:40:31 AM

In my 15 years of selling weather services I have learned a few things in regard to human behavior and our response to weather events. Most folks find the time and …

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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 Steve Miller, on Sep 24, 2015 2:18:29 PM

Healthcare systems nationwide depend on weather information provided by WDT's WeatherOps expert meteorologists. Protecting facilities against surprise adverse weather can not only save lives, it can help operations personnel plan …

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by Steve Miller, on Sep 20, 2015 2:16:41 PM

Unlikely partners? WDT's WeatherOps team has partnered with the #43 car driven by Aric Almirola and owned by Richard Petty Motorsports. This may seem like an odd relationship until the …

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Topics:WeatherOpsEvent Safety

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 Steve Miller, on Aug 25, 2015 12:14:00 PM

This week is National Lightning Safety Awareness Week. In the United States each year, there are between 20 and 25 million cloud-to-ground lightning strikes. While lightning can be fascinating to …

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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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