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In this handout satellite image provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Hurricane Sandy churns off the coast of Florida on Oct. 26, 2012 in the Atlantic Ocean. (credit: NOAA via Getty Images)

Va.-Based Nat’l Weather Service Supercomputer To Improve Forecasts

Reston, Virginia is now home to a National Weather Service computer that can make 213 trillion calculations per second, which the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says will improve forecasts.

07/29/2013

A flooded street. (Photo credit: Chief Scott Graham/Montgomery County Fire Dept.)

Flash Flood Watch in Effect

As rain moves through the D.C. Metro area this afternoon and evening, a Flash Flood Watch is in effect for much of region.

06/18/2013

More than six months after Superstorm Sandy, homes remain destroyed on May 14, 2013 near Mantoloking, N.J. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

NOAA Predicting Up To 6 Major Hurricanes

Federal forecasters are predicting yet another busy hurricane season.

05/23/2013

Federal weather forecasts for Superstorm Sandy were exceptionally accurate last fall, but the warnings themselves were confusing, an internal review found. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Report: Feds’ Warnings About Sandy Were Confusing To Media, Public

Federal weather forecasts for Superstorm Sandy were exceptionally accurate last fall, but the warnings themselves were confusing, an internal review found.

05/16/2013

File photo of a severe weather sign in Washington, D.C. (credit: EVA HAMBACH/AFP/Getty Images)

NOAA: ‘This Is The Worst-Case Scenario’

NEW YORK (AP) — A strengthening Hurricane Sandy churned north Monday, raking ghost-town cities along the Northeast corridor with rain and wind gusts. Subways and schools were closed across the region of 50 million people, the floor […]

10/29/2012

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