The National Weather Service has launched its new U.S. forecasting model

But some scientists worry the tool isn’t ready to take center stage

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PUT TO THE TEST  For the last two years, U.S. agencies have been testing a new weather model, called GFS-FV3, against existing models. Now the new forecasting tool has officially been released.

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