Jordanna Sheermohamed


Jordanna Sheermohamed is president and lead forecaster of Weather Forecast Solutions.


Lessons from El Faro: Forecasts Can't Guarantee Safety

By Jordanna Sheermohamed 2017-07-07 15:17:52

The sinking of the ro/con El Faro in Hurricane Joaquin in 2015 was a tragic testament to the force of nature. In late June, the National Transportation Safety Board released a safety report addressing weather factors in the days leading up to the accident, and it advised several changes to hurricane forecasting methods and the protocols used to relay weather information to vessels at sea. While the suggestions would help to propagate newer information more efficiently, there remains an...

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