NOAA Admits Hurricane Forecast Models Drawn By 3-Year-Old Twins


SILVER SPRING – NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) officials admitted this week that the forecast models used to show projected hurricane paths are actually drawn by 3-year-old twins. Known as spaghetti models, the charts are used to show the public some possibilities the path a hurricane or tropical storm may take. And while most of these models look like they were drawn by a small child, this is the first admission of the practice by NOAA. Bill Steiner, a marine climatologist for NOAA, said his 3-year-old daughters, Sadie and…

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