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The Denver Post Features the INO Weather Pro™

Tamara Chuang with the Denver Post featured the INO Weather Pro™ in the paper’s Tech+ section today.  The Weather Pro is the first handheld device that combines real-time lightning detection up to 40 miles away with traditional weather data like temperature, pressure, humidity, heat index, dew point, and altitude.  Click the link to read the article and find out more about how the INO Weather Pro can help you monitor the weather where ever you are.

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7 Disasters Caused by Lightning

Your kids might think that even a short lightning delay of their soccer game is a TOTAL disaster, but you know a little time is well worth their safety. Next time they complain about a little lightning, you can have a few stories in hand to explain why weather is worth taking seriously!

These fascinating and detailed accounts of devastating lightning strikes is worth a quick read. Full article here.

1.      Church of the Nazaire in Brescia, Italy, 1769.  “Lightning and gunpowder don’t mix.”

2.     Pan American Flight 214, December 8, 1963.  Lightning strikes Boeing 707.

3.     New York City Blackout, Summer 1977.  What happens when “massive lightning bolts” strike a major electrical transmission line over and over.

4.     Lightning in Space (sort of), 1969. Apollo 12 was struck thirty seconds into liftoff.

5.     The Yellowstone Fires, Summer 1988.  Lightning strikes, drought, and high winds combined wreak havoc.

6.     Lightning vs. The Force, 2005.  Star Wars “priceless and irreplaceable” toys and memorabilia were stored in a loft, close to where lightning hit the roof…

7.     Lightning: Cure or Cause?  A surgeon becomes obsessed with classical piano after being struck by lightning; claims of returned eyesight; a man doesn’t feel cold, and more.

Credit Sara Newton, Mental_Floss

Weather affects us all on a daily basis, but we can also learn to manage our time so that we can safely do the things we want to without getting ourselves in hot water.  The INO Weather Pro™ will give you all the information you need to make an informed decision when inclement weather is in your area. Check out the website at www.inotechnologies.com for more information and sign up for our newsletter.  We will send you more fun and informative information about weather.

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INO Weather Pro™ Featured in BizWest

INO Technologies founder and president, Michael Lands, caught up with Joshua Lindenstein at BizWest to talk about the INO Weather Pro™, the first handheld device that combines weather data and real-time local lightning detection. Check out the article to learn about the INO Weather Pro and how the technical advances in this handheld weather monitor will help protect you from lightning for years to come.

 

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Lightning: the second largest storm killer in the U.S. since 1959

Did you know that meteorologic agencies in the United States and around the world, which issue warnings and forecasts with the goal of decreasing casualties and property damage from severe weather, issue warnings for only 3 of the 4 important causes of storm-related fatalities: tornadoes, hurricanes, and floods, but not for lightning?
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Weather info, right where you are.

With the innovative INO Weather Pro handheld weather device, you get real-time weather information in the palm of your hand where you need it most: right where you are.

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National Weather Service: historical snippets

The National Weather Service was created 1870 by a Joint Congressional Resolution requiring the Secretary of War “to provide for taking meteorological observations at the military stations in the interior of the continent, and at other points in the States and Territories…and for giving notice on the northern lakes and on the seacoast, by magnetic telegraph and marine signals, of the approach and force of storms” was introduced.

Congress passed the resolution and on February 9, 1870, President Ulysses S. Grant signed it into law. A new national weather service had been born within the U.S. Army Signal Service’s Division of Telegrams and Reports for the Benefit of Commerce that would affect the daily lives of most of the citizens of the United States through its forecasts and warnings for years to come.

Interestingly, the National Weather Station ranks in the top 15 percent of federal agencies for customer satisfaction, according to a public survey. With an essential public safety mission, the agency rates 84 on a scale of 100 – a score considered “excellent” by independent survey firm Claes Fornell International (CFI).

During the early and mid-1800’s, weather observation networks began to grow and expand across the United States. Although most basic meteorological instruments had existed for over 100 years, it was the telegraph that was largely responsible for the advancement of operational meteorology during the 19th century. With the advent of the telegraph, weather observations from distant points could be “rapidly” collected, plotted and analyzed at one location.

 

Credit: National Weather Service

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