Weather Watch

April 19, 2014 8:30 PM

U.S. contract to buy supercomputer from China puts us 3rd place for weather forecasting

When it comes to powerful computers for weather forecasting, the European Center and Canada beat the U.S. A contract to buy an IBM supercomputer to fix the situation is delayed, now that China has bought that division of IBM.

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John Lindsey writes Weather Watch, a weekly column for The Tribune. He is PG&E's Diablo Canyon meteorologist and media relations representative. Email him at pgeweather@pge.com .

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