More accurate weather predictions for the tropics?

Sarah Witman | The New York Times
Saturday, September 26, 2020

"What if you could get an accurate weather report as much as three weeks in advance? In some parts of the world, that could soon be possible", writes Sarah Witman for The New York Times. The late MIT Professor Ed Lorenz demonstrated that predictions beyond 2-3 week windows weren't possible, but improving observations could certainly improve them for the tropics. MIT alum Eugenia Kalnay attributes this to the advent of weather satellites, but these technological improvements will still test the limits of the mathematically impossible, says MIT's Kerry Emanuel. 

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Story Image: Atlantic 2-Day Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook on Oct 14, 20202 from the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida. Credit: NOAA