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General weather

Of or pertaining to weather

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General weather

National Oeanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Weather; General weather

A branch of the U.S. Department of Commerce, it is the parent organization of the National Weather Service. It promotes global environmental stewardship, emphasizing atmospheric and marine resources. ...

National Severe Storms Forecast Center (NSSFC)

Weather; General weather

The division of the National Weather Service that maintains a watch for thunderstorm activity on the lower forty-eight states. They are responsible for preparing thunderstorm outlooks and issuing ...

National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL)

Weather; General weather

A branch of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, it provides accurate and timely forecasts and warnings of hazardous weather events, especially flash floods, hail, lightning, ...

National Weather Service (nws)

Weather; General weather

A primary branch of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, it is responsible for all aspects of observing and forecasting atmospheric conditions and their consequences, including severe ...

Saffir-Simpson scale damage-potential scale

Weather; General weather

Developed in the early 1970s by Herbert Saffir, a consulting engineer, and Robert Simpson, then Director of the National Hurricane Center, it is a measure of hurricane intensity on a scale of 1 to 5. ...

St. Elmo's fire

Weather; General weather

A luminous, and often audible, electric discharge that is intermediate in nature. It occurs from objects, especially pointed ones, when the electrical field strength near their surfaces attains a ...

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

Weather; General weather

From weather prediction to air pollution research, climate change related activities, ozone layer depletion studies and tropical storm forecasting, the World Meteorological Organization coordinates ...

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