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Hurricane season expected to be above-average as forecasting improves - WISH-TV

Hurricane season expected to be above-average as forecasting improves - WISH-TV

The project incorporates a unique NHC model called HWRF, which uses input from an array of real-time data, including Doppler radar data on board the reconnaissance planes flying into the storm — the Hurricane Hunters.Special radar in the nose and tail of these planes senses the speed and direction of winds inside a storm along with rainfall intensity, the very essence of what Doppler radar does.Sippel says that Doppler radar data is critical for improving both the track and intensity forecast.One used the Doppler radar input and the other did not.

As Hurricane Laura charged through the Gulf of Mexico in mid-August last year, Houstonians feared the worst.As Hurricane Laura charged through the Gulf of Mexico in mid-August last year, Houstonians feared the worst.

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