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THN: Hurricane Forecaster

The forecaster position is the core of The Hurricane Network, you will be providing critical and time sensitive information to the general public on the threat of tropical cyclone hazards.


  • Applicant must be a team player and can collaborate with other forecasters and different agencies outside The Hurricane Network including public and private sector.
  • Sends out products and forecasts in a timely manner for required times such as outlooks.
  • Editing warning products that are posted to public information sources to protect life and property.
  • Analyzing scientific data (model, satellite, radar data) to make an accurate forecast. .


  • A bachelor degree in Atmospheric Science or at least 3 years of experience in weather forecasting.
  • Must be able to shift work which may include overnight hours for landfalling tropical cyclones in the United States.
  • Must be able to write a scientific discussion on techniques used to create a forecast.
  • Must be at least 17 years.
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