Communicating Wind Risk through Tropical Watches and Warnings

Communicating Wind Risk through Tropical Watches and Warnings
  • Explain the difference between point and areal probabilities
  • Explain the concept of risk
  • Use NHC's wind speed probability guidance to help determine the placement of coastal and inland tropical storm and hurricane watches and warnings
    • Incorporate risk and vulnerability information in deciding where to place watches and warnings
  • Explain the relationship between the HTI wind threat grid/graphic and coastal/inland watches and warnings