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How Modeling Weather Forecasts Improves Business Decisions

There's no denying that weather forecasts have gotten better, which has given millions of people and businesses the ability to make better plans. However, weather forecasts are still not perfect, and that creates a gray Read more…

IBM’s New Global Weather Forecasting System Runs on GPUs

Anyone who has checked a forecast to decide whether or not to pack an umbrella knows that weather prediction can be a mercurial endeavor. It is a Herculean task: the constant modeling of incredibly complex systems to a h Read more…

U.S. Taps Data to Improve Forecasts

As they struggle to keep pace with more frequent outbreaks of severe weather, U.S. forecasters are looking for better ways of incorporating more data into storm and flood predictions. U.S. storm forecasts have been cr Read more…

IBM Buys Weather Company, Forecasts Watson Expansion

IBM, which earlier in the week announced it was launching a new data analytics service with Twitter and the Weather Company, upped the ante on Wednesday (Oct. 28) when it disclosed it would acquire most of the latter's a Read more…

Data ‘Assimilation’ Seen as Weak Link in U.S. Weather Forecasts

Second-guessing over the relative accuracy of the U.S. weather forecasting model compared to its European counterparts resumed last week as early predictions that Hurricane Joaquin would strike the U.S. east coast proved Read more…

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