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NOAA Climate Data Snapshots provide maps of historical data

NOAA has a great map feature called Data Snapshots that allows you to view historical maps of US and global data for precipitation and temperature as well as showing outlooks, drought, and the climatology of severe weather.  You can view the maps at https://www.climate.gov/maps-data/data-snapshots/start.  The map below shows the precipitation for…
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Katrina stories from NOAA personnel; new satellites will help improve prediction

Eleven years ago, Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coast.  One of the hardest hit areas was the Mississippi Coast, where Stennis Air Force Base is located.  Many NOAA personnel were located there and suffered severe personal losses from the direct hit.  Last year they put together a story…
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