TITLE

The `carry a hat' forecast

PUB. DATE
July 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;7/11/94, Vol. 117 Issue 2, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Canada's weather forecasts include an ultraviolet radiation index--a daily assessment of the hazards imposed by the sun's damaging rays. Addition of similar index to its daily forecasts by the United States National Weather Service; Goal to curb dramatic increase in skin cancers.
ACCESSION #
9407067529

 

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