Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Short Simple Video on Nat'l Weather Service's New "Dual-Pol Radar" - how it benefits YOU

All National Weather Service offices in the U.S. will upgrade their Doppler radar to dual-polarization radar. Here’s why that will provide better forecasts. 
1) With the dual-pol upgrade, meteorologists will be able to transmit and receive information in both horizontally and vertically in the atmosphere.
2) These upgrades will improve the accuracy and identification of precipitation types, precipitation estimates, and even be able to view tornadoes better.
3) These upgrades will continue across the United States and all offices should have the dual polarization technology installed by May 2013.

Credit: EARTH and

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Gift/Memorial Suggestions

Several of our friends have lost loved ones (human and pets) and we found that one of the best ways to honor their memory is to give to an animal charity.
What better way to recognize a life of love, than by giving another life a chance for love?
We donate to many animal rescues, but because we volunteer with
DC Weimaraner Rescue and Coast-to-Coast Dachshund Rescue, those are our 2 favorites.
Consider giving the chance of life to a dog or cat.

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We're two married guys who enjoy the simple things in life, especially our dogs. We volunteer for dog rescues, enjoy splitting dinners, exercising, blogging, helping friends and neighbors, ghost investigations, coffee and tea, Tudor history, weather, superheroes, comic books, mystery novels, traveling, 70s and 80s music, classic country, piano, gardening, writing books on ghosts and spirits, architecture, keeping a clean house, cooking simply, and keeping in shape. You'll find tidbits of all of these things on this blog and more.

Tom and Rob Thinking Hard!

Tom and Rob Thinking Hard!
Wondering what home project to do next