Atmosphere Academy
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Atmosphere Academy: StormTrack 3 gets a new look
Submitted by Jerry Jackson on Tue, 11/08/2011 - 8:35am.

video For five months, WWAY has been planning a new state-of-the-art weather center. It's essentially a rebuilding from the ground up, with the latest technology for TV, the web and mobile devices. You'll notice the new look right away: clean, vibrant high definition maps, photo realistic graphics, 3D environments.

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ATMOSPHERE ACADEMY: What was the biggest, baddest of all tropical systems?
Submitted by Jerry Jackson on Mon, 05/30/2011 - 1:48pm.

videoWhen it comes to tropical systems, which was the "baddest of the bad?" The most intense tropical system on record was also the largest: Super Typhoon Tip.

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ATMOSPHERE ACADEMY: Predicting rainfall
Submitted by Jerry Jackson on Tue, 04/19/2011 - 7:51am.

It's a common question: how much rain will fall when thunderstorms roll through on a given day? The answer can be a little hard to come by.

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Atmosphere Academy: Global Hawk
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/20/2010 - 4:44pm.

video Flying into a hurricane is a dangerous job, but only if you have a passenger on board. Imagine gathering data from the heart of an ocean-based hurricane while sitting on dry land.

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Atmosphere Academy: Living near the coast
Submitted by wway news on Mon, 08/02/2010 - 11:04pm.

video You may not know this, but our weather is sometimes controlled by things that happen on the ground. Meteorologist Jerry Jackson has more in the Atmosphere Academy.

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Atmosphere Academy: Where are the wettest cities in the U.S.?
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/19/2010 - 10:33am.

video Have you ever wondered where the wettest cities in the continental U.S. are located? Meteorologist Jerry Jackson has more in the Atmosphere Academy.

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Atmosphere Academy: Tornadoes
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/12/2010 - 3:58pm.

video The outbreak of March 1984 saw 22 tornadoes touch down in just 9 hours. But when you think "tornado", you usually think of states like Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma, states commonly referred to as "tornado alley".

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Atmosphere Academy: How we track hurricanes
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/28/2010 - 3:35pm.

video With hurricane season well underway, forecasters use satellites to pinpoint storm locations. It’s even more important to figure out where a storm is headed next. Meteorologist Jerry Jackson has more in the Atmosphere Academy.

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Atmosphere Academy: Rip currents
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/14/2010 - 2:45pm.

video Each day, we give you a rip current outlook in our coastal forecast. It's important to remember that even when the overall threat is low, rip currents are always possible.

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Atmosphere Academy: The worst hurricane in U.S. history
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/10/2010 - 10:23am.

video Hurricane season is right around the corner. In this week's addition of Atmosphere Academy, meteorologist Jerry Jackson takes a look at one of the worst storms in U.S. history.

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