Forecast Impact and Quality Assessment Technologies

Missy Petty, Acting Chief
Brian Etherton, Acting Deputy Chief

Society depends upon accurate and informative weather information to support daily living decisions and to protect life and property when damaging weather arises. Forecast quality information provides the feedback mechanisms required for improving weather forecast accuracy and the usefulness of the weather information to the consumer.

The Forecast Impact and Quality Assessment Section's innovative and creative techniques and assessment strategies are empowering consumers of weather information in their decision making processes by providing scientifically robust forecast assessment tools, concepts, and analyses.