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A Model that Predicts the Spread of Wildfire Smoke Becomes Operational


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This satellite view of the west coast of the United States shows smoke billowing from the August Complex Fire in California out over the Pacific and dots representing heat signatures of the fire in shades of red, orange and yellow.

First Instrument for JPSS-2 Satellite Arrives for Integration & Test


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Engineers unpack the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument from its protective shipping container at Northrop Grumman’s spacecraft facility in Gilbert, Arizona.

5 Things that Changed Weather Forecasting Forever


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5 Things that Changed Weather Forecasting Forever
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