By NBC News
April 12, 2016

After having published all of its forecasts IN ALL CAPITAL LETTERS for more than a century, the National Weather Service will finally switch to normal sentence style next month, the agency announced Monday.

The NWS’ distinctive style — IN WHICH FORECASTS RUN ON FOR PAGES AT A TIME IN ALL CAPITAL LETTERS — is a remnant of the days of teleprinters, which didn’t have lowercase letters.

For decades, local meteorologists and news outlets that bring you the weather started by deciphering something that looks like this — Monday’s forecast for New York City…

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