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Official U.S. government maps for long-range weather and climate predictions get a facelift with the help of data visualization experts.

UMD Scientists Help Put a New Face on National Weather Service Forecast Maps

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center (CPC) launched a new look and feel to some of their long-range U.S. temperature and precipitation forecast maps on September 15, 2021. As part of the National Weather Service’s suite of official forecast products, these maps are widely used by weather forecasters, media outlets and decision-makers whose industries rely on accurate weather information.

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