Air Force to Replace Weather Model

It’s no surprise that American weather models have struggled in comparison with the European weather model ECMWF.  The American large scale model, the GFS, received an update to it’s formulas last year, bringing closer to the caliber of the ECMWF. However, the ECMWF is scheduled for another update in the coming months, which will likely add […]

NOAA To Invest In Weather Models

In somewhat of a surprising and good move, NOAA showed this morning that they are willing to step up to the plate and at least try to match their European counterparts in terms of computer modeling!   Timed with Dr Sullivan’s #AMS2015 keynote, @NOAA announces investment in 10-fold increase in computing power by October. $44.5M. — […]

Thursday Afternoon Update

This Afternoon – Sunny – High 54 / Tonight – Clear – Low 30 7am 40 ~ 10am 48 ~ 1pm 52 ~ 4pm 47 ~ 7pm 41 High pressure continues to build over the area behind a cold front that advanced to our east last night.  This has been responsible for ushering in cooler, […]