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.
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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...