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How they make a Prediction???
« on: December 16, 2010, 09:08:55 AM »
I heard that hurricane experts predicted an EXTREMELY active 2011 tropical season. I figure el nino and la nina might have a role in this, and I know that water temperatues have to be pretty warm - 80F, but how do they actually come up with that kind of prediction?
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Re: How they make a Prediction???
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2010, 10:11:28 AM »

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Re: How they make a Prediction???
« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2010, 11:23:41 AM »
Thanks, Scalphunter... I figure that will help a lot of viewers like myself 8-)
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Re: How they make a Prediction???
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2011, 03:42:43 AM »
That's why it is called a forecast, as opposed to a now cast or an actual observation.