Posts Tagged ‘forecast’

Forecaster sees active hurricane season in 2013

by Associated Press Published: March 29,2013

Tags: climate, forecast, forecaster, hurricane, meteorologist, meteorology, prediction, tropical weather, Weather

GULF OF MEXICO — Forecaster William Gray says he expects a very active hurricane season, but he’s not yet giving likely numbers of named storms, hurricanes and major hurricanes. Gray told hundreds of people at the National Hurricane Conference the first numeric predictions will come out April 10. Gray, head of Colorado State’s Tropical Meteorology […] [...]

Naval office chooses geospatial firm for mapping

HANCOCK COUNTY — Geocent has been selected to provide Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO) the ability to display its forecasted ocean weather data and observations of current ocean weather data on a geospatial map so that it can be viewed on tools such as Google Earth and other Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) based map viewers. The […] [...]

Stennis-based company to give surfers wave forecasts

by MBJ Staff Published: February 24,2013

Tags: forecast, outdoors, sports, surf, surfer, surfing, technology, wave

HANCOCK COUNTY — WorldWinds Inc. has entered into an export relationship with Swellnet, Pty of Australia to provide wave-forecasting services for surfers worldwide. In order to pursue this opportunity, WorldWinds relied on counsel and direct assistance from the Magnolia Minority Enterprise (MBA ME), a program run by the Magnolia Business Alliance, to identify potential license […] [...]

Study: Confidence in economy holding steady on Coast

by MBJ Staff Published: January 31,2013

Tags: consumer confidence, economy, forecast, job, prediction, sales, study, survey, tax, work, worker

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST — Confidence in the Mississippi Gulf Coast economy held steady in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to the CEO and Business Owners Confidence report from the Gulf Coast Business Council. “For the second consecutive survey, business leaders perceive a modestly improving economy,” said Jack Norris, president of the Gulf Coast Business […] [...]

Lockheed Martin delivers weather satellites to NOAA

HANCOCK COUNTY — Lockheed Martin has delivered the core structure for the first in a series of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s next-generation geostationary weather satellites to the company’s Mississippi Space and Technology Center on NASA’s Stennis Space Center where it will undergo propulsion system integration. The rigid external structure of the first […] [...]

Economists expect state to see better year in 2013

by Associated Press Published: November 28,2012

Tags: economist, economy, employee, employer, employment, forecast, growth, job, recession, unemployment, work, worker

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Economists say growth and employment should increase in Mississippi next year, led by an improved housing market and an increase in home construction. “We’re hoping the budding housing recovery will carry us forward.” Greg Daco, an economist with IHS Global Insight, said at a conference held by the College Board in Jackson. […] [...]

Report forecasts state to see ‘slow but improving’ growth

JACKSON — The November issue of the Mississippi Economic Outlook, a quarterly publication, is now available. Published by the Center for Policy Research and Planning of the Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL), the Outlook presents the state economic forecast for 2012 to 2017, and includes detailed employment forecasts by sector. Regional, national and international developments […] [...]

Poultry exec scoffs at MSU professors’ post-Sandy predictions

WILMINGTON, Del. — The Delmarva peninsula’s poultry industry is up and running after emerging from Superstorm Sandy relatively unscathed. The Delaware Department of Agriculture said there was no significant flooding or poultry house damage, and that chicken farmers are generally in good shape. Feed trucks are back on the road, and poultry processing plants resumed […] [...]

Meteorologists: Beware severe weather next month

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — National Weather Service meteorologists are warning Mississippi residents to be wary of severe weather in November. Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana are the only states that historically have a fall tornado and severe weather season each year, Stephen Wilkinson, warning coordination meteorologist at the National Weather Service office in Jackson, tells The Northeast […] [...]

Entergy expects lower earnings during third quarter

by MBJ Staff Published: October 15,2012

Tags: benefits, earnings, electricity, energy, expectation, forecast, merger, power, publicly traded company, spinoff, tax, utility

NEW ORLEANS — Entergy Corporation expects third quarter 2012 as-reported earnings of approximately $1.88 per share and operational earnings of approximately $1.94 per share, the New Orleans-based utility reports. Results for third quarter 2011 were $3.53 per share on both an as-reported basis and an operational basis, which included significant benefits associated with a settlement […] [...]

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