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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…

A Weather Forecast Specific to your Back Yard?

When one looks at a weather forecast on their mobile device, they don’t assume that the forecast they are reading is for their specific location (such as their house) – it’s based on synoptic data gathered for an entire region. However, one company says they’re changing the game - through the application of machine learning and historic data, they say that they can produce accurate, on-spot weather forecasting, even down to the individual wind farm turbine. Read more…