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NOAA Hi-Def Radar

NOAA Hi-Def Radar is an excellent way to track storms, giving you a ton of useful information, but it's missing one important feature.

By May 24, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating May 24, 2013
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NOAA satellite spots three low-pressure 'dragons'

Even Mother Nature appears to get in on the "Game of Thrones" action by spreading three low-pressure systems across the US that look like dragons.

By April 1, 2014

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Even if it seemed cold, 2015 was the warmest year ever

New data from both NASA and NOAA find that last year shattered the previous record, set all the way back in 2014.

By January 20, 2016

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Storm-tracking NOAA satellite system gets a technology boost

The Joint Polar Satellite System is getting $185 million worth of updates and upgrades that will support the system's complete technological refresh.

By February 28, 2014

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NOAA maps our lush, green Earth (pictures)

New imagery collected by the VIIRS sensor aboard the Suomi NPP satellite maps the subtle differences in Earth's greenness, from the lushest vegetation to vast, dry deserts.

12 Images By June 21, 2013

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Track Hurricane Arthur in real time with an interactive map

Mapping software company Esri designed a live map, filled with data from NOAA and social media, which shows the hurricane's projected path and more.

By July 3, 2014

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White House embarks on climate change mapping project

The government makes maps and data sets from NASA, NOAA, the US Geological Survey, and more available to the public, so that new tools can be created to help communities plan for extreme weather.

By March 19, 2014

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Reflected light maps Earth's vegetation

Using data collected by the VIIRS sensor aboard the Suomi NPP satellite, NOAA has created a map of the world's vegetation.

By June 21, 2013

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Bask in Earth's nighttime glow as seen from space

NASA and NOAA release a series of images of our planet's dazzling lights at night.

By December 5, 2012

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Images: How NOAA's tsunami warnings work

NOAA's Pacific Ocean tsunami warning system, expanded greatly in recent years, allowed for real-time forecasting of events and advanced warning for distant at-risk communities after the recent American Samoa earthquake.

5 Images By October 1, 2009