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False Tsunami Warning Scares The Crap Out Of People Across The US

False Tsunami Warning Scares The Crap Out Of People Across The US

At approximately 12:30AM AEDT today (8:30AM local time), the National Weather Service sent a test tsunami warning to an unknown number of people. It was not immediately obvious to some that the alert of an impending, destructive force of nature was a test – and at least one-third party app,…

The High-Tech Sensors That Keep Track Of LA’s Weather

The High-Tech Sensors That Keep Track Of LA’s Weather

When Dallas Raines or the Times‘ weather page reports that it was 33C in Los Angeles yesterday, their data likely come from one source: the National Weather Service’s downtown Los Angeles station on the University of Southern California (USC) campus.