Archive for December, 2010

Answers: Finding wind data

Sunday, December 26th, 2010

Q: What is your favorite source for near real time surface wind visualizations in the mid Atlantic region. I need the information for balloon flight planning in the field. Curt, Falls Church, Va. A:  I’ve yet to find any really good visualizations for surface winds because none show the winds in any real detail. That said,  best that I've found are NWS... »

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Washington Post upgrades Web weather

Monday, December 13th, 2010

The Washington Post is jumping headfirst into using weather to attract readers; something television stations have been doing since the 1960s but that newspapers have mostly ignored. In his Dec. 10 Sunday column Andrew Alexander, the Post's Ombudsman,  said: "Many readers have called or e-mailed asking what's behind the expanded . The answer: opportunity, and a fierce battle for the... »

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