The du Pont Company has recently set up a weather advisory service to supplement United States Weather Bureau services. Installation of weather teletype-writers and instrument facilities enables special forecasts to be made for maintenance shutdowns, equipment testing, barging operations, shipment of commodities subject to damage by weather extremes, and the issuing of severe weather warnings for company operations which might be affected.

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* Based on a paper presented at the Winter Meeting of the Pennsylvania Electric Association, January 26–27, 1956, Harrisburg, Pa.