Risk communication

Testing a new hurricane scale

Testing a new hurricane scale. With Nadia Bloemendaal and Amy Polen.

Adequately reflecting the severity of tropical cyclones using the new Tropical Cyclone Severity Scale

For decades, meteorologists and governments have been warning communities in coastal areas for an imminent tropical cyclone (TC) using the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale (SSHWS). The SSHWS categorizes a TC based on its maximum wind speed, and is …