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No One Knows How To Read Hurricane Forecasts—Here’s Why

hurricane nate forecastAs Hurricane Nate approaches the Gulf Coast, tens of thousands of Americans are turning to hurricane forecasts to understand the risks they face. But despite decades of improvements in meteorology, there’s no perfect way to display that information to the public. New research from Lace M. Padilla, graduate student; Ian T. Ruginski, graduate student; and Sarah H. Creem-Regehr, professor of psychology, shows significant misunderstandings of the two most commonly used storm forecast visualization methods. Click to read more

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Last Updated: 10/10/17