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Owlguin
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Are Seasonal Forecasts Worthwhile?
      Thu Oct 31 2013 05:25 PM

Regarding the post about seasonal forecasts...I do not think they are useful and not only because they are not accurate. Everyone, including emergency response teams and emergency managers should be prepared each hurricane season for a storm to hit. As we know, a quite season in terms of number of storms means nothing to those taking a direct hit from the one major storm that comes ashore. If anyone relies on forecasts of a busy season to prepare "more" than they would if there were a forecast of a quite season they are taking a big risk.

Edited by Ed Dunham (Fri Nov 01 2013 01:28 AM)

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* Are Seasonal Forecasts Worthwhile? Owlguin Thu Oct 31 2013 05:25 PM
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