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US Weather Service to Abandon Only-capital-letter Forecasts

For over 100 years, Americans have read weather reports from the National Weather Service in all capital letters. But that is about to change, thanks to the Internet, where text in capitals is considered annoying, the equivalent of SHOUTING in a conversation. Starting on May 11, the NWS will issue most weather forecasts with uppercase and lowercase letters. All caps will be reserved for emergency situations, such as flood or tornado warnings. All caps had been the standard format...

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