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Arctic Blast Coming To Northeastern U.S.

A powerful cold front will sweep completely through the Northeastern U.S. by Friday morning to deliver a glancing shot of arctic air to the region through Saturday. Dangerous wind chills are likely and widespread wind chill warnings and advisories are already in effect for all of New England and parts of the Northeast. Even though it's a short lived blast, conditions will be extremely dangerous. Read More >


  1. 1.8m or greater C-Band satellite dish (larger dish sizes provide better reception)
  2. Low Noise Band (LNB) down converter; Norsat 3220 or better
  3. Satellite receiver; DVB-S2 Novra S300 or better
  4. Ethernet, RF Coaxial or CatV network cables as needed
  5. Personal Computer
  6. Optional: access to Internet and NWWS-Open Interface set-up for NWS product ingest
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