Today I Learned: National Hurricane Center warned of Cylon Attack in Battlestar Galactica

So today I was watching the pilot of the remake of Battlestar Galactica and noticed something funny.  If you look closely at the messages that Dualla pulls of the printer you can see they are actually messages from the National Hurricane Center.

Message regarding cylon attack in Battlestar Galactica


The National Weather Center (awips id KNHC) has Hurricane Hunter Aircraft that send out Vortex Data messages regarding a hurricane’s position, wind, pressure, eye wall condition and other features.  Below is an actual recent Vortex Data Message.

Look familiar?

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