Saturday, November 18, 2017
 
Weather data from nation’s largest wind farms could improve U.S. models, forecasts

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Weather data from nation’s largest wind farms could improve U.S. models, forecasts

Private companies share weather data with NOAA

Two of the nation's largest producers of wind-generated electric power will share weather data with NOAA, providing additional observations from wind farms across the nation for research and operations.
What does “normal” mean anyway?

Monday, May 4, 2015

What does “normal” mean anyway?

A closer look at the changes in Lake Michigan’s surface water temperature, ice cover, and water levels

In the Great Lakes region, memories of the brutal winter of 2013-2014 are still fresh in residents’ minds. That winter brought very cold surface water temperatures and high ice cover well into the 2014 spring. Coupled with a record-setting water level surge of nearly three feet between January 2013 and December 2014, people who live along the shore of Lake Michigan have been wondering whether this is the “new normal” for the lake.
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