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Overview of the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC)

Presented by: Capt. Amanda Nelson of the USAF

Hosted by: Dr. Kate Musgrave, CIRA

Date: August 15, 2019 10:30 am
Location: CIRA Director’s Conference Room

The Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) was established in 1959. The mission of JTWC is to provide analysis, forecast and decision support to enable DoD and other decision makers to plan, prepare, and protect against the threat of tropical cyclones, tsunamis and other weather impacts. This presentation will provide a brief history and overview of the organization. Additionally, it will cover some of the products that are distributed and a few of the tools and techniques utilized to assist in the creation of these products.