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Modeling Chaotic Storms

hexagonal grid for global weather models

A hexagonal grid used by several next-generation global weather models. This particular grid is based on a 480-kilometer model. The next generation of weather models, driven by GPU technology, will be run at a scale of 2 to 4 kilometers, making neighborho

Credit: National Severe Storms Laboratory

Scientists say improvements to extreme-weather prediction are possible with new weather models and a reinvention of the modeling technologies used to process them.

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