What is weather routing, who uses it, and how effective can it be?

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Normal weather routing would typically involve deciding on the shortest possible distance between the point of departure and the destination. For that route to be the optimum or most efficient route, however, you also need to consider many data points, including environmental factors such as wind speed, currents, and wave height.

Is it Time to Redefine Winter Weather

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Tornadoes, derechos, and wildfires – This winter is forcing us to rethink the definition of winter weather and the related public safety and economic impacts.

How Does the Anti-icing System Work in Aircraft?

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When that dreaded ice begins to form on your airplane’s wings or rotor blades, gets ingested into engine inlets, or starts to affect measuring instruments such as your pitot tube, this spells danger for a pilot. For this reason, understanding how the various types of anti-icing systems in aircraft function is very important.

How can I decrease weather risk on a future project?

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Knowing how to plan and execute your offshore operations means having accurate and reliable weather intelligence. First, this article will discuss the types of severe weather that face offshore assets. Then, we will analyze how they affect your operations, and how you can mitigate your risk using weather intelligence and DTN’s Metocean Services.

How Can I Protect My Vessels and Personnel From Surprise/Freak Weather Events?

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To steer clear of hurricanes and other tropical storms, get ahead of the weather with DTN Severe & Tropical Weather Suite. Protect your vessels and personnel using this 24/7 global monitoring system. It includes a seven-day forecast summary twice a day regarding active tropical systems; as well as development potential, movements, and defined tracks for tropical waves. 

How Does Aging Infrastructure Affect Utility Companies?

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Given the importance of utility infrastructure, it is surprising that many of the pieces of equipment in the United States are decades old. This aging of equipment is having an impact on utility companies and could lead to severe problems down the line. Storm Impact Analytics knows that the age and condition of infrastructure directly affect its power restoration time. That is why its data modeling includes weather intelligence and other data to create actionable insights that you can rely upon.

What Is Wet Bulb Globe Temperature and Why Is It Measured?

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When preparing to go outside for work or play, most people check the temperature. Why? Because the weather and temperature dictate so many of our daily choices. It affects whether or not we bring an umbrella or how many layers we need to stay warm or cool. A simple check for the temperature alone is not enough. Humidity also makes an enormous impact. But wet bulb globe temperature is so much more than that.