NWS all-caps “yelling” gone the way of teletype




The National Weather Service announced this spring that it would stop publishing in all caps in May.

And this is a wise decision because if every forecast is printed in dated teletype, it seems like an emergency, as one Pro Publica article points out.

But in addition to generally communicating a more appropriate level of urgency, the changeĀ also addresses how we process information.

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