Why has forecasting storms become pointless?
I remember getting accurate forecasts when I was a younger. Now the forecasted storms can be off by around a thousand miles, when they're only a day and a half away. Is it climate change, or is it because we're becoming a third world country whose rich people won't pay for infrastructure? infrastructure like reliable and cutting-edge weather satellites, computers, etc.
Asked By: Go Ask - 8/28/2012
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Michel Verheughe puts it perfectly. You must be fairly young if the only weather forecasting infrastructure you know is "reliable and cutting-edge weather satellites, computers, etc". as they are relatively modern aids to weather prediction... More
Answered By: Beulah - 8/28/2012
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I don't know how old you are but I am 64 years old and I remember the weather forecast from when I was sailing dinghies, ten years old. My father, an military airplane pilot and an instructor, taught me how to look at the sky and to interpret the rather specific weather maritime and aviation weather forecast... More
Answered By: Michel Verheughe - 8/28/2012
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