Convince residents to brace for a storm,
even if it is not coming right at them.
Hurricanes don’t always go where they’re forecast.
tornados, storm surge.
Storms have a cone of uncertainty.
When a storm is two to three days away,
forecast accuracy still can be off target.
we’re crying wolf;
people with tune us out."
Which is worse—hurricanes or earthquakes? At least with hurricanes, we have a warning. Six weeks after I moved to Orlando in 1995, Hurricane Erin hit. I had no idea about what to do. Fortunately, it was only a category 1.