The Extreme Wind Risk Forecast product captures the forecasted risk of extreme wind across the globe using proprietary forecasts of surface wind speeds. These products seek to identify areas across the region where forecasted extreme wind conditions may cause potential damage to life and property.
Global variations in building types and construction quality, building materials, and tree types can affect the risk from wind damage, and so the risk classes may not be directly comparable across all regions.
This Forecast Risk layer looks at the maximum of the daily extreme wind conditions across the globe for the next 4-14 days.
The following Extreme Wind Risk classes are used to classify the risk of wind stress: