More frequent updates based on real-time observation drive push for more accurate and timely information
By Bob Berwyn
SUMMIT COUNTY — The Grand Junction-based National Weather Service office is one of 11 stations around the country participating in an effort to boost forecasts by updating the input of real-time weather data and observations more frequently.
The goal is to produce more frequent short-term updates for the 0- to 36-hour period with more detailed geographic information and more accurate timing of weather events, said Mike Meyers, a forecaster at the Grand Junction NWS station. (more…)
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