How ficticious is science fiction?
The prospect of controlling the weather has fascinated mankind. When weather can’t be explained, God is blamed, or even the devil.
The US Air Force has prepared a study “to comply with a directive from the chief of staff of the Air Force to examine the concepts, capabilities, and technologies the United States will require to remain the dominant air and space force in the future.”
Among its pages, you can find this scenario proposed by the USAF.