Chuck Berry, Ali’s butterfly, and the National Hurricane Center

Ben Ellison

Ben Ellison

Panbo editor, publisher & chief bottlewasher from 4/2005 until 8/2018, and now excited to have Ben Stein as very able publisher, webmaster, and editing colleague. Panbo is going to the next level in 2019 and beyond.

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  1. Ben Ellison Ben Ellison says:

    Very nice that Chris Parker of Marine Weather Service is doing public Dorian analysis using Facebook Live, even taking questions from boaters up and down the East Coast:

    https://www.facebook.com/marineweathercenter/

  2. Ben Ellison Ben Ellison says:

    The NYT has an excellent graphic explanation of how to understand the NHC 5-day track forecast (and some sad info about how much it’s misunderstood):

    https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/29/opinion/hurricane-dorian-forecast-map.html

  3. Ben Ellison Ben Ellison says:

    Wired has some good reporting on hurricane prediction issues (with a lousy headline):

    https://www.wired.com/story/why-hurricane-dorian-defied-forecasts-and-sank-the-bahamas/

    And, OMG, the NHC 5-day forecast has become so important that our President was seen today with a version apparently altered (crudely!) to justify a tweet mistake:

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/weather/2019/09/04/president-trump-shows-doctored-hurricane-chart-was-it-cover-up-alabama-twitter-flub/

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