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NOAA unveils 2 weather and climate supercomputers for improved forecasting

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s two new weather and climate supercomputers, expected to improve forecasts and warnings protecting life and property, became operational at 8 a.m. Eastern time Tuesday.

Dogwood in Manassas, Virginia, and Cactus in Phoenix are configured identically: operating three times faster than their predecessors at 12.1 petaflops and boasting double the storage at 26 petabytes each.