Joseph Henry, the first director of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC, USA, founded the national weather service in 1848. A volunteer network of weather observers reported the data via telegraph creating a daily weather map of the United States that showed the structure and movement of weather patterns.
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The Coast and Geodetic Survey began to meet these new needs for oceanographic … 1849 — Professor Joseph Henry of the Smithsonian Institution establishes first … established a national weather warning service under the Secretary of War.