Hurricane Florence

Metstat Hurricane

We at MetStat, now DTN, are watching with bated breath as Hurricane Florence tracks westward toward the Carolinas. At this time, the most widespread impacts will be flooding from torrential rain, though areas near the coastline will experience intense and destructive winds as well. National Hurricane Center Risk of Flash Flooding for Hurricane Florence National

Meet a Met: John Baranick

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John Baranick Iowa State University – Meteorology Transportation Meteorologist Has been with DTN for 6 years How did you end up working at DTN? I had a classmate working here and she always told me about what a great place this was to work. I interviewed in 2008 (Great Recession) but the client that my

Saharan Dust Causing Hazy Skies

Dust that originated in the Saharan Desert has been traveling across the Atlantic Ocean for the past few weeks. Not only does this contribute to some very colorful sunsets, but it also leads to poor air quality. On June 15, a plume of dust, shown in red, was observed by satellite over northwestern Africa. Over the

Hurricane Data for GIS Users

With hurricane season once again underway in the Atlantic Basin, we are hoping this season is less active and intense than 2017. Should Mother Nature decide otherwise, WeatherOps is prepared to help and assist. For GIS analysts and developers with assets that could be threatened by a tropical activity, WeatherOps has multiple data streams available

Hi-Res GIS Weather Layers Are Essential to Business and Government

GIS Weather Layer

Today’s marriage of advanced weather information and analytics, along with ever-evolving mapping abilities, produces capabilities once unimaginable. It’s now possible—from the comfort and convenience of any computer or smart device—to “see” golf ball-size hail descending upon on a rural intersection, to identify specific geographic areas under the gun for heavy precipitation, or to determine whether