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Trump Signs Bill to Authorize NOAA Purchase of Commercial Satellite Weather Data

President Donald Trump last week signed a bill authorizing the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to acquire weather data from commercial satellite systems, Space News reported Friday. Jeff Foust writes the Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017 allows NOAA to spend up to $6 million a year to conduct a pilot procurement program …

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NOAA Updates Global Forecast System to Process 4-D Weather Data, Provide Hourly Updates; Louis Uccellini Comments

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has updated the Global Forecast System in an effort to process four-dimensional weather data and provide hourly updates on weather conditions. NOAA said Wednesday the update was made through the use of supercomputers that the agency acquired early this year. “The GFS is the foundation for …

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