The Warn-On system will extend warning times from the current average of 14 minutes up to as much as 60 minutes.
(PRWEB) February 17, 2012
RestorationLocal.com, one of the leading water damage restoration service providers in the country, is pleased to announce the newest innovation in severe weather warning systems. The Warn-On Forecast system is designed to utilize computer models of active storm systems to more accurately predict where a storm will form within a quarter mile before the storm actually develops.
One of the major dangers to life and property as a result of severe weather is the lack of adequate warning time before such events occur. The Warn-On system will extend warning times from the current average of 14 minutes up to as much as 60 minutes.
Severe weather warning systems have largely remained unchanged for the last couple of decades, and the Warn-On project takes full advantage of the latest in technology in order to accomplish the desired goals. Nicholas Petro, the Warning Coordination Meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Raleigh, NC states, "The current methodology with a warning is, in its basic sense, no different from what it was twenty five years ago. We either detect it on radar or somebody calls it in to us. It's observed."
Warm-On technology will include every available data source, including satellite imagery, surface instruments and radar to continuously re-compute and collate detailed severe weather forecasts. The system will be able to predict storm systems up to an hour in advance for areas roughly the size of the average residential neighborhood.
The single most obvious benefit will be the understanding of and preparation for life threatening weather events for groups that require longer lead times, such as sporting events, concerts, hospitals, and state and local emergency management.
Home and business owners will also benefit from the system by having adequate time to get out of harm’s way in the event of a rapidly deteriorating weather system that may produce floods or tornadoes.
Based in Cleveland, OH, RestorationLocal.com is one of the premier water damage restoration companies in the United States, with service providers in 30 states. They offer 24/7 availability and same day emergency service.
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