Coastal Carolina University http://wunc.org en Researchers Unveil New Program That May Predict Storm Landfall http://wunc.org/post/researchers-unveil-new-program-may-predict-storm-landfall <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Weather forecasters may soon have a new tool that could predict a hurricane's landfall more accurately. Researchers at </span><a href="http://www.coastal.edu/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Coastal Carolina University</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> say </span><a href="http://bcmw.coastal.edu/news/ccu-researchers-create-their-first-hurricane-outlook-2013-only-major-model-include-landfall-out" style="line-height: 1.5;">the Hurricane Genesis and Outlook -- or HUGO -- project</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> uses climate factors and data from previous storm seasons to predict where a storm will hit up to five days in advance.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The new model could mean more focused information when it comes to coastal evacuations.</span></p><p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 21:47:33 +0000 Gurnal Scott 20089 at http://wunc.org Researchers Unveil New Program That May Predict Storm Landfall