Joint Typhoon Warning Center Story Archive

Joint Typhoon Warning Center Increases Warnings and Improves Graphics  (15 December 2017)
The first warning on a Southern Hemisphere tropical cyclone was issued Nov. 29, 2017 by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Dahlia (Tropical Storm 01S) was the first Southern Hemisphere system where warnings were issued every six hours without higher authority request.
Joint Typhoon Warning Center Hosts Cadets and Midshipmen to Conduct Tropical Cyclone Research for the Second Year in a Row  (23 April 2018)
This summer, the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) will host two U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) midshipmen (MIDN) and one cadet from the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) and U.S. Military Academy (USMA) as Tropical Cyclone (TC) research interns during the second annual joint services summer internship.
Joint Typhoon Warning Center Hosts Cadets, Midshipmen to Conduct Tropical Cyclone Research for Second Consecutive Year  (24 April 2018)
This summer, the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) will host midshipmen and cadets as tropical cyclone (TC) research interns during the second annual joint services summer internship.
Joint Typhoon Warning Center Updates Tsunami Products  (10 May 2018)
On May 1, the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) shifted its tsunami decision support to a new simplified design that provides only the most pertinent information to the watch stander and decision makers.
JTWC Sailor Selected for American Legion Spirit of Service Award  (12 July 2018)
In June 2018, Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Sha'nae Wilson of the Joint Typhoon Warning Center was selected for the American Legion Spirit of Service Award for her dedication to community service.
Naval Oceanography Participates in Navy Week Reno  (12 July 2018)
June 18-23, Sailors and civilian personnel from the Joint Typhoon Warning Center, Fleet Weather Center San Diego, and Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center participated in Navy Week Reno.
Joint Typhoon Warning Center Hosts Make a Wish Kid, Aspiring Meteorologist  (16 July 2018)
On June 14, the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) hosted a Make a Wish Foundation child Mr. Connor Woods and family to fulfill his dream of becoming a meteorologist.
JTWC Debuts Two-Week Tropical Cyclone Formation Outlook  (21 August 2018)
On July 8, the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) introduced a new forecast product to the DOD community - the Two-Week Tropical Cyclone Formation Outlook. This outlook highlights geographic areas forecasters consider suspect for potential formation of a significant tropical cyclone.
JTWC Coordinates with CPHC and Hurricane Hunters for Hurricane Lane Near Hawaii  (9 October 2018)
From August 22-26, 2018, Hurricane Lane impacted the Hawaiian Islands. The Joint Typhoon Warning Center coordinated with the Central Pacific Hurricane Center and NOAA and Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter units to provide up-to-date forecast and analysis information to many DoD assets in Hawaii.

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