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    Weather Nerds: Warnings/Forecast Might Get Tougher

    Link to story from dsmweather.com (Jason Parkin's site)

    Granted, supposedly this bill doesn't have a prayer to make it out of the senate...but weather balloon launches cut from twice a day to once every other day? Models would be worth even less at that point. No more hurricane hunters?

    House budget proposal cuts NWS deep



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    Re: Weather Nerds: Warnings/Forecast Might Get Tougher

    I had no idea they launched 2 weather balloons a day, crazy.



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    Re: Weather Nerds: Warnings/Forecast Might Get Tougher

    force rolling closures of Weather Warning Offices across the country
    Great news as we get into severe weather season. That would be a CF and I don't mean Cyclone Fanatic



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    Re: Weather Nerds: Warnings/Forecast Might Get Tougher

    How much worse can it really get?


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    Re: Weather Nerds: Warnings/Forecast Might Get Tougher

    Suck it up weatherman! Rub some dirt on it, and get back out there! Predicting weather is all about overcoming adversity!




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    Re: Weather Nerds: Warnings/Forecast Might Get Tougher

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone90 View Post
    That would be a CF and I don't mean Cyclone Fanatic
    +1. There are plenty of other things to cut that don't affect public safety.


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    Re: Weather Nerds: Warnings/Forecast Might Get Tougher

    I'm pretty sure that if we moved the white house and congress to tornado alley, funding would go way up once the politicians saw their first live tornado.


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