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The Longest-range Weather Forecast

THE LONGEST-RANGE WEATHER FORECAST

OUTSIDE MAGAZINE, July 2013  – Why is Europe dominating the United States in meteorological prognostication? Follow the money. Private companies have ramped up their offerings. While the NWS caps its forecasts at seven days out—when the reliability of its models drops off markedly—commercial outfits are basically unregulated, free to make predictions as far out as they like.