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rapid weather information dissemination in floridaThe development of the Florida Agricultural Services and Technology (FAST) plan to provide ports for users to call for weather information is described. FAST is based on the Satellite Frost Forecast System, which makes a broad base of weather data available to its users. The methods used for acquisition and dissemination of data from various networks under the FAST plan are examined. The system provides color coded IR or thermal maps, precipitation maps, and textural forecast information. A diagram of the system is provided.
Martsolf, J. D. (Florida Univ. Gainesville, FL, United States) Heinemann, P. H. (Florida Univ. Gainesville, FL, United States) Gerber, J. F. (Florida, University Gainesville, United States) Crosby, F. L. (NOAA, National Weather Service, Ruskin FL, United States) Smith, D. L. (NOAA, National Weather Service, Fort Worth TX, United States)
August 12, 2013
January 1, 1984
METEOROLOGY AND CLIMATOLOGY