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What will it take to make tornado prediction better?

May 21, 2013
Prediction for tornadoes like the one in Moore, Okla., has gotten pretty good. Building thousands of new radar stations would make it better.
Posted In: tornado, weather, Science

PODCAST: Weather to blame for low Walmart sales; Angelina Jolie surgery boosts film about breast cancer

May 16, 2013
Walmart sales are down and so are housing starts, but the weather could be to blame. Plus, a small film about breast cancer research gets an unexpected boost from Angelina Jolie's preventive mastectomy.
Posted In: Economy, weather, Cannes, Mexico

Airlines react to Northeast storm, thousands of flights cancelled

Feb 8, 2013
The nation’s airlines are slashing flights by the minute in anticipation of Northeast’s winter weather. United, which has a hub at Newark Liberty International, led the cancellation race; Delta was second.
Posted In: Airlines, weather

Does The Weather Channel benefit from blizzards?

Feb 8, 2013
The Northeast is expected to be hammered by a winter storm of 'historic' proportions. Many are bracing for the worst, but some businesses think snowmageddon is snowtacular.
Posted In: media, weather, Weather Channel

Bad weather can be bad for your bottom line

Jan 30, 2013
Be it too hot or too cold, someone's business somewhere will be adversely affected.
Posted In: weather

How airlines weather the cost of catastrophe

Nov 7, 2012
Passengers can buy flight insurance to cover canceled trips. But when planes can't fly, airlines have no such protection.
Posted In: weather, storm, airline industry, Airlines

Betting on stormy weather

Oct 29, 2012
Weather derivatives allow companies to hedge against catastrophic losses.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, weather, Derivatives

The future of storm forecasting, and using algebra for faster broadband

Oct 29, 2012
Crowd sourcing weather reports, drone swarms with sensors, and making broadband ten times as fast with the use of algebra.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, sattelite, weather, Jeopardy

The beer before the storm: Scenes from NYC before Sandy

Oct 28, 2012
Ahead of Hurricane Sandy's landfall on the East Coast Sunday, New York residents and businesses made preparations, stocked up on supplies, and stopped to grab a pint along the way.
Posted In: weather, storm

Squaw Valley hopes for boost after early storm

Oct 25, 2012
Ski resorts are opening today in some parts of California after an early storm dumped several feet of snow in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Today's open at Squaw Valley in Lake Tahoe is the earliest open in 51 years.
Posted In: vacation, weather, skiing

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