Slicing and Dicing the Heat of the Moment

Steinert-Threlkeld, Tom
May 2006
Multichannel News;5/15/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 20, p34
Reports that the Weather Channel place into operation a new generation of its High Resolution Aggregated Data (HiRAD) that will calculate weather conditions for distinct points in the U.S. on April 4, 2006. Efforts of the Weather Channel to create its own highly localized sets of weather reports that pinpoint conditions between home, school and office using the HiRAD system; Function of the Weather Channel Operational Post Processing System; Information on the Weather Channel's drive to produce a weather service that suits several different delivery platforms. INSET: TOPPS DOWN.


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