One look at pictures from Missouri or Minnesota will tell you why weather forecasting is such an important science. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently released its outlook for the upcoming hurricane season. A lot of work and computing power goes into creating it. Dr. Gerry Bell, the lead seasonal hurricane forecaster at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, gives us an inside peek.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-10 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.