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IBM’s New Global Weather Forecasting System Runs on GPUs

Jan 9, 2019 |

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: Read more…

U.S. Taps Data to Improve Forecasts

Oct 24, 2016 |

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.

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IBM Buys Weather Company, Forecasts Watson Expansion

Oct 28, 2015 |

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 assets that include a far-flung weather sensor network generating huge meteorological datasets. Read more…

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

Oct 5, 2015 |

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 inaccurate. Read more…

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