From the Desk of the Meteorologist-in-Charge

 Dave Wert

The Spring 2008 edition of NOAA 'Bout Weather is the eighth bi-annual newsletter that the National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office in Blacksburg, Virginia has released since the Fall of 2004.  Since that time, we have provided a potpourri of weather-related topics - ranging from general interest to scientific in nature.

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