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000AXNT20 KNHC 102047 CCA TWDATTropical Weather Discussion...CORRECTEDNWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL104 PM EST Wed Jan 10 2018CORRECTED HISPANIOLA SECTION AND SATELLITE IMAGERY TIMETropical Weather Discussion for North America, Central AmericaGulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea, northern sections of SouthAmerica, and Atlantic Ocean to the African coast from theEquator to 32N. The following information is based on satelliteimagery, weather observations, radar and meteorological analysis.Based on 1200 UTC surface analysis and satellite imagery through1745 UTC....SPECIAL FEATURES...Strong surface high pressure will build across the central UnitedStates by Thursday night, behind a cold... [Read More]
Integration of knowledge September 28, 2011 @ 6:35 am · Filed by Mark Liberman under Linguistics in the comics « previous post | next post » The most recent xkcd: Mouseover title: "Funding was quickly restored to the NHC and the APA was taken back off hurricane forecast duty." This strip illustrates an important linguistic concept: acronyms and proper names are words too. At least, you need acronyms and proper names in your mental lexicon in order... [Read More]