Hurricane Ivan over the Cayman Islands, Sep 11, 2004

Caymanians are all too familiar with the need to prepare for Hurricanes, with Hurricane Ivan in 2004 being a “200-year storm” event that absolutely devastated Grand Cayman.

Preparation is one thing. You can prepare, as a Hurricane is a finite event that will have foreseeable outcomes depending on intensity levels.

Forecasting, though, is quite another thing. Despite decades and many millions of dollars, the…