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Researchers Create Extreme Weather Early Warning System from ‘Obsolete’ Tool

Rice University engineers have created a deep learning computer system that taught itself to accurately predict extreme weather events, like heat waves, up to five days in advance using minimal information about current weather conditions. Ironically, Rice’s self-learning “capsule neural …

Congress Sends Bill to Boost Weather Research to President’s Desk

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 President Donald trump’s desk. Lawmakers said the bill should save lives by giving …

El Nino Could Signal Tornado Activity in South: Researchers

The waters of the Pacific Ocean may provide some clues on what kind of tornado season will erupt across the southern U.S., according to a paper in the journal Nature Geoscience. The study found that if the Pacific enters an …