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Thursday Schedule Detail

Session Name: Hurricane History/Meteorology/Hydrology~~Recent Tropical Cyclone Forecast Challenges
Session Description:

This workshop will discuss recent tropical cyclone forecast challenges. The workshop will begin with a look at the current state of tropical cyclone forecasting and how these forecasts have improved during the past few decades. NHC hurricane forecasters will also discuss how track and intensity forecasts are made and describe some recent forecast challenges, including the large uncertainty in Joaquin’s (2015) track, the unexpected rapid intensification of Matthew (2016) in the Caribbean, and the coastline-hugging track of Matthew near the southeastern United States.

Day of Week: Thursday
Time Start: 8:30AM