The Challenges of Hurricane Prediction

The Challenges of Hurricane Prediction

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

Hurricane Forecasting, Frankenstein at 200, Saving Baseball

Episode: Hurricane Forecasting, Frankenstein at 200, Saving Baseball

  • Sep 13, 2018 9:00 pm
  • 15:45 mins

Mark Bourassa, PhD, meteorologist, associate director, Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies, Florida State University Hurricane Florence is Top of Mind today. It’s expected to bring heavy rains, high winds and flooding to North and South Carolina. At least a million people have evacuated coastal areas in the storm’s path, because officials are never sure exactly where the brunt of a hurricane will be felt. To understand why hurricane forecasting is so difficult, we’ve got meteorologist Mark Bourassa on the line. He’s associate director of the Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies at Florida State University.