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A multibillion-dollar weather industry is delivering increasingly accurate and timely forecasts to consumers and businesses, helping to keep residents safe from severe storms while providing needed intelligence to local officials and private sector executives.

As weather forecast companies seek to improve their predictive capabilities, they draw on basic research by scientists across the country who are using high-resolution computer models, advanced radar technology, and other cutting-edge tools to better understand the atmosphere.

— November 2017