Best wishes to everyone on the mid-Atlantic and Northeast coasts over the next few days as Hurricane Sandy approaches. I spent some time this morning on the StormPulse site looking at different graphics and scenarios. It is mesmerizing with that palette of colors. Click on graphic below to expand. I overlaid clouds and forecast tracks on the base storm graphic. The site allows for several more options.
StormPulse is a paid service – very well worth it if your business or personal interests are influenced by severe weather. The National Hurricane Center provides regular bulletins and (less elaborate) graphics on major storms for free.
If you are interested in the “Big Data” that goes into Hurricane Tracking, download below the chapter on the NHC from my book, The New Polymath