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FOX23 Investigates: Future of weather forecasting

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Quick Facts:

  • New technology is making is helping improve weather forecasting
  • Some are calling drones the future of forecasting
  • FOX23 got a look at how drones are becoming a tool for meteorologists
  • WATCH the full report above.

 

Drone footage is popping up in storm aftermath as people survey the damage left behind.

Now, could drones be the next step in weather forecasting? FOX23’s Ben Walnick learned about new technology and weather forecasting.

"We are actually relaying that information back to the National Weather Service and the Storm Prediction Center. So they can actually use that to help them forecast on a day like today which is actually a pretty complicated forecast,” one expert told FOX23.

WATCH the full report above.