Talk:Invest (meteorology)

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Why 90 to 99?[edit]

Why is only this range of numbers used for invests? (talk) 15:57, 26 August 2008 (UTC)

Hi. I'm not sure of the exact reason, but it might be to avoid confusion with normal TDs and named storms, which start at 1. It might help to have a specially-reserved range for invests, so when say 95L is on the NRL page, people know it's an invest rather than something else, even without reading the .INVEST part, and when they actually form they are given a number, such as 08L. Hope this helps. Thanks. ~AH1(TCU) 16:31, 28 August 2008 (UTC)

Article Class[edit]

I have worked on the article and I think it has scraped Start Class. So I have upped its rating... feel free to change. User:Itfc+canes=me Talk Contributions 15:23, 27 December 2008 (UTC)

Needs references, better structure, and organization. I'm inclined to downgrade it to Stub-class, but I'll leave it at Start. –Juliancolton Happy Holidays 15:37, 27 December 2008 (UTC)
It is borderline between Stub and Start. Best to leave it as start, since improvements are being made. Good luck finding any more references though. Invests are mainly for the internal use of tropical cyclone warning centers, and are a byproduct of running tropical cyclone guidance on tropical disturbances within the ATCF system. Thegreatdr (talk) 18:53, 27 December 2008 (UTC)

Same thing twice in the article[edit]

"Invests are designated by three separate forecast centers: the National Hurricane Center, Central Pacific Hurricane Center and Joint Typhoon Warning Center. The designation of a system as an invest does not necessarily correspond to any particular likelihood of development of the system into a tropical cyclone." This sentence comes out from the heading and from the subsecton Designation. Can we change this? Weatherlover819 (talk) 10:21, 23 January 2009 (UTC)

Leads are supposed to be summaries of the article below. This can lead to repetition. Thegreatdr (talk) 04:59, 19 February 2009 (UTC)

Just the FAQs, ma'am[edit]

New NHC link within their FAQ talking about invests. Thegreatdr (talk) 15:22, 17 February 2010 (UTC)


Uncommon suffixes are not standardized (film at 11). Various sources report either as Invest 90SL or Invest 90Q, according to respectively NHC or NRL, the current unpleasantness off the coast of Brazil. ElPeste (talk) 03:39, 11 March 2010 (UTC)

There is no standardized letter for the South Atlantic, investwise. Thegreatdr (talk) 17:17, 12 March 2010 (UTC)