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Re: Weather


OK.  I thought it might be Big Brother. Thanks.
Kitty

-------------- Original message -------------- 

> kmrsy@comcast.net wrote: 
> > OK, Jim, now I need more info. I got my Longitude and latitude, but I 
> > also got my MSA and FIPS. I figured out the MSA is my Metropolitan 
> > Statistical Area which probably has something to do with the census. But 
> > the FIPS has me puzzled. I found this definition: 
> > 
> > FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) are a set of standards 
> > that describe document processing, provide standard algorithms for 
> > searching, and provide other information processing standards for use 
> > within government agencies. 
> > 
> > 
> > So who uses my FIPS? 
> > 
> > Kitty 
> > Latitude: 41.1037 
> > Longitude: 85.0584 
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ 
> Still can't say who *uses* county FIPS codes, but here's the authoritative 
> definition of what they are (from the old Bureau of Standards): 
> http://tinyurl.com/4bosu 
> -jrf 
> -- 
> Jim Fisher 
> Vienna, Virginia USA 
> 38.9 N 77.2 W 
> USDA Zone 7 
> Max. 105 F [40 C], Min. 5 F [-15 C] 
> 
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