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The Not-Always-Exact Science of Predicting the Weather

Predicting the weather is not an exact science. The more days you project out, the more challenging a process it can be. There are a variety of computer models forecasters use to determine how a particular front might develop, but those models sometimes disagree. We talk about forecast modeling with Istvan Szunyogh, a Professor in […]

Predicting the weather is not an exact science. The more days you project out, the more challenging a process it can be.

There are a variety of computer models forecasters use to determine how a particular front might develop, but those models sometimes disagree.

We talk about forecast modeling with Istvan Szunyogh, a Professor in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at Texas A&M University and a leader in weather forecasting by numerical models.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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