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By Michelle Bigelbach
The Courier 

NWS Glasgow Helps Forecast for Hurricane Ian

 

October 5, 2022

Courtesy Photo / For the Courier

Meteorologist of the Glasgow Weather Service Julianna Glinskas launched a weather balloon on Sept. 27 to help provide support for the National Hurricane Center and provide assistance to meteorologists who were forecasting Hurricane Ian, which hit landfall on the east coast last week.

In a typical week, the National Weather Service (NWS) launches two weather balloons per day, one early in the morning and one in the late afternoon/early evening. The purpose of these balloons is to collect atmospheric information such as temperat...



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