BREAKING NEWS: National Weather Service to send out super-res reflectivity and velocity products on or about December 1, 2021

On August 4, 2021, AllisonHouse was informed of an upcoming planned major change by the National Weather Service (NWS) and the Radar Operations Center (ROC). Behind the scenes, I have requested this to happen for a *decade*, and now, it’s finally happening! Beginning on or about December 1, 2021, “standard definition”, or standard resolution level […]

The future of NOAA Weather Radio backhaul? Cellular

The National Weather Service (NWS)’ NOAA Weather Radio gives you life-saving weather alerts from blizzard to tornado, flash flood, and severe thunderstorm warnings. But, do you know how that audio and those alerts reliably gets to your weather radio? It starts at your local National Weather Service office. From there, it traditionally goes from copper […]

GOES-T will replace GOES-17…next year!

It’s now official: GOES-T will replace GOES-17 next year. As many weather enthusiasts may know, GOES-17, aka GOES-WEST, has a problem with its cooling system. It has a faulty design that is seen in both GOES-16 and GOES-17, but thanks to debris inside the cooling system, the issue is worse in GOES-17. In GOES-16, temperatures […]