Inland TC Wind Best Practices for NWS Forecasters

The group investigating the inland wind fields associated with tropical cyclones (TCs) has developed guidelines for the upcoming hurricane season that NWS forecasters can use in an effort to help improve TC wind speed/gust forecasts. The initial guidelines are based on a climatological study of past TCs moving through the Southeast/Mid-Atlantic region and some numerical modeling work.  The following are the Powerpoint slides that have been created as an initial R2O (research to operations) product.

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