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Data Acquisition
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The Data Acquisition Program is vital to the ability of NWS Brownsville to perform its basic public safety mission. The work of the program is a critical factor to the correct and rapid assessment of current and impending, perhaps very severe, weather conditions with a potential for destruction of life and property. Errors in technical assessment or in communicating critical weather information and interpretation can have a major impact on the safety of those served, or on their economic well-being. The major Data Acquisition Programs here include:



For more information, please contact our Data Acquisition Program Manager.