September 29, 2020

99L poised to become Tropical Storm Hermine

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By: Bob Henson and Jeff Masters , 3:57 PM GMT on August 24, 2016 From Weather Underground Invest 99L is already bringing winds of tropical storm force to the northern Lesser Antilles Islands, and it could become a tropical storm at any time over the next day as it heads west-northwest at 15 mph towards […]

U.S. upgrades its weather forecasting system, but still lags behind competitors

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BY ANDREW FREEDMAN From Mashable The National Weather Service (NWS) has completed a major upgrade to its main supercomputers, which are now processing weather data in four dimensions instead of three. The move will result in more accurate weather forecasts, the agency says. However, the NWS still lags considerably behind several major weather centers abroad […]