Scientists push for earlier hurricane tracking
 
NOAA currently forecasts the paths of storms five days ahead. But scientists hope to identify storm systems sooner and better predict when one is poised to intensify – thereby improving hurricane preparedness.
READ: Fine art of hurricane tracking: Push is on for the 7-day forecast
PHOTO: Tropical Storm Emily’s remnant clouds is seen over north of the eastern tip of Cuba from the NASA’s GOES-13 satellite on Aug. 5. (NOAA GOES Project/NASA/Reuters)

Scientists push for earlier hurricane tracking

NOAA currently forecasts the paths of storms five days ahead. But scientists hope to identify storm systems sooner and better predict when one is poised to intensify – thereby improving hurricane preparedness.

READ: Fine art of hurricane tracking: Push is on for the 7-day forecast

PHOTO: Tropical Storm Emily’s remnant clouds is seen over north of the eastern tip of Cuba from the NASA’s GOES-13 satellite on Aug. 5. (NOAA GOES Project/NASA/Reuters)