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The Not-Always-Exact Science of Predicting the Weather

Posted on · 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 […]

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“Winter” Weather and Moderates in Politics: Houston Matters for Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

Posted on · The recent cold snap reminds us that, while summer months here can seem interminably hot and muggy, from October through April, Houston’s weather can vary wildly. One day we’re enjoying mild seasonal temperatures; the next we’re fishing our coats out of the back of the closet, and being reminded to wrap our pipes and mind […]