Automating Procedure for Tornado Warning Lead Times
Track: Atmospheric, Climate and Weather
Authors: Tim Loftus
AccuWeather is the world’s largest source of location-based severe weather warnings providing increased lead times compared to other weather forecasting agencies. After an event, our meteorologists manually calculate the issued tornado warning lead time for each client location which can be exhaustive. Proximity tools and selections in Model Builder have enabled us to effectively reducing workload. The result provides warning accuracy to current and prospective clients.