Between the Synapse Radio April 17, 2014: Forecasting Faceoff: Europe v. the U.S.

BtS Radio Show #1 – April 17, 2014 (PODCAST BELOW)

In the late fall of 2012, seven days before “Super Storm” Sandy hit the Jersey Shore, the US National Weather Service’s GFS model  predicted it would spin off into the Atlantic. The European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) model, however, projected a direct hit on the Garden State. Have you noticed that weather web sites sometimes vary their weather forecasts? Can you depend more, or less, on the “forecast.” Find out if the Europeans know something we don’t, or if the USA’s still number one.

Henry MargusityFeatured Guest: AccuWeather’s Henry Margusity is one of the nation’s leading extreme weather experts with over 28 years of experience. His MeteoMadness blog attracts over a million users and he has appeared numerous times in the national media on such outlets as Fox News, ABC News, MSNBC, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. Part of AccuWeather’s long range forecasting team, Henry provides valuable insights into how long-range weather predictions affect businesses. His expertise and tenure led to his recent appointment as AccuWeather’s Manager of Meteorology and Content Business Optimization Digital Media.

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