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“That is when we reach the limits of understanding the phenomena, especially in extreme weather such as tornadoes, heatwaves, floods and snowfall,” says Floehr. If machines in such chaotic systems recognize patterns that humans do not understand, it might even save lives, says Floehr: “Conventional models tend to smooth out extremes”. Read more…  

Eric Floehr, founder of ForecastWatch, tells Mic that each app gets its forecast from different places, utilizing different prediction models and relying on different meteorologists to interpret the data. “The big weather apps like AccuWeather, The Weather Channel and Dark Sky all create their own forecasts,” Floehr explains. Some of those services also sell their forecasts, which...

Despite the improvement in the science of weather forecasting, people still have a relatively poor understanding of weather forecasts, including misconceptions about the level of accuracy, Floehr says. That’s why he created ForecastWatch: to help businesspeople connect the dots between the available weather forecasts, the impacts it has on people, and what that means for...

All weather apps are not equal. In the case of a leading provider of weather forecasts and warnings globally, leveraging “consensus forecasting,” has proven beneficial, whereby humans and computer models make accurate predictions, and then human meteorologists interpret and communicate the impact. Indeed, a recent report conducted by independent industry tracker ForecastWatch, analyzing the accuracy...

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