Small Drones Could Enhance Local Weather Forecasts

March 11, 2016 03:24 PM
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The Earth's atmosphere has layers like a cake, and it follows that forecasting the weather is more accurate if information is coming from a lot of sources and from all of those layers. Now, scientists at Oklahoma State University are developing new drones that will help forecasters operate at all different levels and should increase the quality of computer models that are tracking local weather patterns. VOA's George Putic reports.