Capital Weather Gang: Technology


Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 04/25/2014

Drones could revolutionize weather forecasts, but must overcome safety concerns

Robotic vehicles unleashed into the atmosphere and oceans, commonly known as drones, may uncover meteorological secrets critical to improving forecasts.

By Brendan Richardson  |  11:48 AM ET, 04/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Latest, Science, Technology

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 02/04/2014

The drawbacks of the automated weather app and need for human touch

Just because your favorite weather app says it’s so, doesn’t make it right.

By Jason Samenow  |  10:09 AM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Latest, Media, Technology, The Weather Channel

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 08/16/2013

Weather control conspiracy theories: scientifically unjustifiable

Debunking the notion that the government is controlling our weather.

By Dennis Mersereau  |  10:58 AM ET, 08/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Latest, Science, Technology, Weather Modification

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 08/15/2013

How smartphones may make weather forecasts more intelligent

Researchers believe cell phones can play an integral part in the collection of weather data - data that one day may improve forecasts.

By Adam Rainear  |  02:07 PM ET, 08/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Latest, Technology

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 04/17/2013

NASA rocket launch scrubbed

Assuming good weather, Washingtonians will be able to catch a view of the most spectacular rocket launch from NASA's Wallops Island, Va. facility since its inception.

By Jason Samenow  |  12:14 PM ET, 04/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Astronomy, Latest, Technology

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 04/05/2013

An app that predicts homeruns based on the weather

Utilizing sophisticated math and physics, meteorologists and software engineers have investigated the interplay between science and baseball. And the results of their efforts are now available in a free, real time baseball weather application called Home Run Weather.

By Paul Dorian  |  10:46 AM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 03/27/2013

Review of Dark Sky's new forecast tool, Forecast.io

A new online weather forecasting application, with an elegant look and silky smooth performance, is generating quite the buzz among web developers. But is the information provided by this application - called Forecast.io - credible and useful from a meteorologist's perspective?

By Jason Samenow  |  12:17 PM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Latest, Technology