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Thursday Schedule Detail


Session Name: Meteorology/Hydrology~~New Technology and Products to Aid in Hurricane Forecasting and Hazard Communication
Session Description:

This session will discuss new technology and products that are expected to enhance hurricane forecasting and hazard communication. The first presentation will focus on the next generation U.S. geostationary weather satellite that was launched in late 2016. This presentation will describe how this new satellite is expected to improve tropical cyclone analysis and forecasting by providing meteorologists with new capabilities, higher-resolution pictures, and more-frequent imagery. The second presentation in this session will discuss the Hurricane Forecast Improvement Project and its impacts on hurricane prediction. The workshop will conclude with a look at a potential future NHC product that could assist in communicating the arrival time of tropical-storm-force winds.

Day of Week: Thursday
Time Start: 10:30AM