Much of the U.S. should expect another warm winter, but not quite as toasty as the last two years, forecasters said.
The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center here acquired a supercomputer that is the latest step in a long-running weather prediction arms race.
The advent of mobile communications devices and in particular the internet-connected smart phone and tablet means that users can have access to almost any information they desire with the tap or swipe of a screen. That evergreen ...
Weather forecasting is one of the most computationally challenging problems in science. Forecasts are produced by simulating a numerical model of the Earth's weather patterns and then predicting its future behaviours. For ...
Mariners need better tropical weather forecasts, according to federal safety investigators examining the sinking of the cargo ship El Faro.
Make fun of the weatherman if you want but modern forecasts have quietly, by degrees, become much better.
SpaceX is poised to blast off its next delivery of food, supplies and science experiments to the astronauts living at the International Space Station on Thursday.
Accurate weather forecasts save lives. NASA's Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument, launched on this date 15 years ago on NASA's Aqua satellite, significantly increased weather forecasting accuracy within a couple ...
Paul Roebber sat on the New Jersey beach, looked out at the ocean and let his mind wander. "I started thinking about sharks hunting for prey," the meteorologist says, "and about predicting dynamic systems in nature."
The National Weather Service would have to boost research—including some from private companies—to improve forecasts and storm warnings under a bill headed to the president's desk.