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How cloud data is improving weather forecasts

07 March 2018

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For the last several years, scientists at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, have been exploring the secrets of clouds to improve weather predictions — everything from daily forecasts to keeping aircraft clear of dangerous conditions.

So when a new U.S. weather satellite was launched 01 March by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA scientists weren't the only ones feeling good about it.

Source: NASA

Image credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett - Launch of GOES-S

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