The weather has been a hot topic the past few weeks. Between droughts in the West and snowstorms in the East, severe weather has affected everyone in some capacity. Scientists are continuing to learn more about the weather and its patterns, and one way of doing this is with the help of big data. From maps dating back to 1685, to charts comparing actual weather to social media messages about the weather, technology has come a long way in helping to predict what is next to come. But has it come far enough to help predict big weather trends in the future?
Here are what some industry experts have to say about big data and weather predictions:
Big data has played a role in the improved quality of weather forecasting over the years.
The science of weather forecasting is changing, but technology hasn’t come quite far enough to completely predict the weather to come.