Respond Natural Hazard Analysis and Forecast Service
The hurricane forecast and analysis helps you estimate potential effects five days before landfall. You receive windspeed and storm surge analysis multiple times per day. The analysis includes sustained winds and gusts throughout the tropical cyclone or extra-tropical storm including wind effects far inland. Surge analysis indicates depth above mean sea level and depth above local ground level.
Clients receive forecasts of wind speed at ultra-high resolution which enables responders to assess the wind speeds at neighborhood level. Respond provides a comprehensive scientific viewpoint during the tropical storm event when analysts are under pressure to assess financial impacts and adjust operational response. We can provide accurate, detailed information because of our extensive expertise in numerical weather modeling, data integration, and downscaling.
Respond provides independent and objective forecasts that are detailed and comprehensive.
The storm surge forecast and analysis enables customers to evaluate the risk of salt water flooding of properties and infrastructure. Respond’s estimate of storm surge heights incorporates the local shoreline and physical features including bay and river configurations, water depths, bridges, roads, and levees.