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Saturday 28 January 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# forecasting

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# Weather
Met Éireann teaming with three countries to create supercomputer to advance weather forecasting
Planned to be operational by early 2023, the new supercomputer will provide high-resolution weather forecasts.
Wrapping up warm? No need, it's going to stay mild this weekend
Temperatures will reach as high as 14 degrees in some parts today.
# frankly delusional
Why headlines like this really, really annoy Gerald Fleming
“There’s absolutely no sense in that particular story and there’s nothing scientifically to back it up whatsoever.”
# looks like reindeer
Blizzard may cause some problems for Santa ... But don't worry, it should pass by Christmas Eve
Santa’s coming … Just five sleeps to go. But will he have a clear run to Ireland from the North Pole?
# ask the weatherman
What are the odds of a white Christmas this year? ... Well, this man ought to know
Will we be rolling snowmen as we roast our turkeys? Met Éireann’s head of forecasting dropped by the newsroom to tell us.
# forecasting
Scientists look at weather to predict illness outbreaks
Data from various weather events beginning to help predict conditions in which a disease will flourish.
# blight
Explainer: When and why are blight warnings issued?
And what should potato-growers do in response? takes a look…
# Weather
East coast to bear the brunt of rainfall this week, Met Éireann warns
Met Éireann has said that it is not clear whether the heavy rainfall expected will cause the sort of havoc wreaked by last October’s floods in Dublin.
# Weather
Explainer: How does weather forecasting work?
Ever wonder why some forecasts seem spot-on while, in some cases, the very opposite of the predicted weather happens? Karl Mehlhorn of Irish Weather Network meteorology forum explains…