Re: [gardeners] Dust storms in Texas

Allen and Judy Merten (
Tue, 11 Jan 2000 12:30:43 -0600

    Another example of our Congress cutting the wrong budgets. Get the pork
barrels, other fat, like the fat cat benefits the Congress enjoys,
contractors with histories of cost over runs and shoddy products.
    Thanks for the NOAA url.

penny x stamm wrote:

> Allen -- Nasa has been forced to withdraw from producing a public
> access to all the events both on the ground and in the heavens --
> and I am devastated!  It was my most important daily info source...
> So last night I went searching to see what kind of auxilliary web site
> I could find, and came across NOAA, which tracks catastrophic weather
> events world wide.  They present us with satelite photos which take
> some time getting used to.
> Today, for instance, they are tracking the Pacific cyclone called Balboa.
> And I notice that they have a view (from the top, of course) of airborne
> dust in Central Texas blown by strong Northwest winds behind a cold
> frontal system.  If you are curious, the images can be brought on your
> screen as a Preview (500x500 pixels) or as a Standard (1024x1024).
> The URL is:
> Actually, I think you might start at their Home Page which is:
> This is a service provided to the public by the Department of Commerce.
> Be sure to lighten up your screen, in order to see the details.  And keep
> in mind -- you will have to learn how to interpret what you are seeing,
> from
> their explanations.
> Penny, NY
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