U.S. Taps Supercomputer to Help Predict Dangerous Flooding

  • System can see storms that may trigger floods 30 days ahead
  • Announcement comes amid deadly flooding in Louisiana

In a week when heavy rains in Louisiana led to eight deaths and forced more than 20,000 people from their homes, the U.S. said it can now tap a supercomputer to better forecast flood events across all of the nation’s waterways.

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