HPC to be renamed Weather Prediction Center

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HPC to be renamed Weather Prediction Center

Postby unome » Thu Feb 28, 2013 8:21 pm

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/com/weatherread ... 8_wpc.html

The Hydrometeorological Prediction Center — one of the nine national centers of the National Weather Service — will now be known as the Weather Prediction Center. The change, which takes place on March 5, is meant to better reflect the diverse mission of the organization and provide a clearer and easier-to-understand name for the center, which is described in its strategic plan as “America’s go-to center for high-impact precipitation events and forecast guidance out to 14 days for a Weather-Ready Nation.
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