National Weather Service making its site more user-friendly

The following is a post from Bloomberg Business: The U.S. (National Weather Service) is trying to make daily weather forecasts on its website easier to comprehend. Changes include new colors, symbols and icons, the little emoji-like cartoon boxes showing the five-day forecast. A wind sock will replace a windmill to show blustery breezes ahead, for instance. The new look grew out of the service’s “Weather Ready Nation” initiative that started in August 2011. The plan is designed to allow people to gauge the risks they may face more accurately. “The overall goal is to translate our forecasts into actionable information,”…