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Launch Delay of GOES-R Satellite

NOAA continues to work with its partners -- NASA, United Launch Alliance (ULA) and the U.S. Air Force’s 45th Space Wing -- to assess the infrastructure and facilities necessary for GOES-R launch following Hurricane Matthew. Additional assessments are underway to fully understand the impact the storm had on local facilities. Before Hurricane Matthew, the launch…
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Wildfire Detection Notifications for Impact-Based Decision Support Services in Oklahoma Using Geostationary Super Rapid Scan Satellite Imagery

Lindley, T. T., A. R. Anderson, V. N. Mahale, T. S. Curl, W. E. Line, S. S. Lindstrom, and A. S. Bachmeier, 2016: Wildfire detection notifications for impact-based decision support services in Oklahoma using geostationary super rapid scan satellite imagery. J. Operational Meteor., 4 (14), 182191, doi:
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Hurricane Safety & Preparedness

Do you know what to do before, during and after a hurricane? These hurricane preparedness and safety resources provide valuable information. National Weather Service Hurricane Safety & Preparedness Information Hurricane Strong from FLASH Red Cross Preparedness Information Get local forecasts at,, through commercial apps,  your local TV/radio station, and make sure your…
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