SPECIAL REPORT: Big Data vs. Big Storms

A PTTV Special Report: WINTER STORM JONAS

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Big Data, Predictive Analytics, and supercomputer weather models, accurately predict sc15-lbnland warn millions of Americans of a major winter storm yet formed; keeping thousands off of hazardous roads and out of harm’s way.

Advance notices of this magnitude facilitated disaster recovery and continuity of operations (DR/CoOP) planning for municipalities, some eventually buried under three feet of snow.

First responders, utility companies, and National Guard units along the east coast were in position before the first snow flakes arrived.

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Photo credits: L-Zone.comNASA, NOAA, and SC15 | Supercomputing 2015

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