Category Archives: Weather preparedness

National Grid and WeatherBug Team Up

National Grid committed to installing weather stations throughout New York, Rhode Island and Massachusetts to keep communities safer by providing real-time alerts and forecasts to local officials, first responders and others who require real-time local weather. Several of the new WeatherBug … Continue reading

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Strong Spring Storms Detected by Brazilian Lightning Detection Network (BrasilDAT)

6 December 2013: Our CEO, Bob Marshall, while in Rio de Janeiro, experienced first- hand how quickly weather can change in Brazil when a heavy precipitation event caused significant flooding in the city.  See the story here on our Know Before … Continue reading

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AMS 2013

Our President and CEO Bob Marshall represented the private sector during a panel on research to operations (R2O) at AMS 2013 in Austin, TX. The panel included Thomas J. Bogdan (UCAR), Laura Furgione (NWS), Sandy MacDonald (NOAA/ESRL) and David W. Titley (NOAA). … Continue reading

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A flood of real-time data for severe weather alerts

Officials in Georgia’s Fulton County are always on the lookout for severe weather events like tornadoes and lightning storms. Networks of sensors and Intel-based servers turn real-time data into just-in-time alerts. Fast-moving storms move through the Atlanta metropolitan area, generating … Continue reading

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Businesses: Severe Weather PREP

by Amena Ali, CMO, Earth Networks No area of the world is immune to changing and severe weather. Consider the heat and drought in east Africa, earthquakes and flooding in Japan, and the severe damage wrought by Hurricane Irene in … Continue reading

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Contingency Planning: Preparing for the Worst

by Stuart Hershon, Earth Networks What would you do if a severe storm was gathering strength and heading straight for your area? How would you prepare knowing that you had limited time to take the required steps to mitigate injury, … Continue reading

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Hurricanes, Tornadoes & Severe Storms: Are you ready?

Earth Networks’ Vice President of Federal Programs Bill Callahan discussed severe weather on The Kojo Nnamdi show at the WAMU studios in Washington, D.C. today. Along with Meteorologist Veronica Johnson of NBC4 and Chris Strager, Advisor for Science and Service … Continue reading

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