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HRD seminar – Michael Kozar, Risk Management Solutions – 8 December 2015

Michael presented a seminar “Evaluation of Hurricane Wind Field Forecasts from Global Models Within the TIGGE Archive“. Abstract: Short- and mid-range forecasts of select North Atlantic hurricanes over the past few seasons—including Sandy (AL182012), Gonzalo (AL082014), Irene (AL092011), and Isaac … Continue reading

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10th Anniversary of Hurricane Wilma

In the early morning hours of October 24, 2005, Hurricane Wilma came ashore on Florida’s Gulf coast.  The storm had set records and then ravaged the Yucatan Peninsula prior to this final landfall, but it still had plenty of power … Continue reading

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Tenth Anniversary of Hurricane Charley

Hurricane Charley at landfall as seen by NWS Tampa radar   On Friday August 13, 2004, Hurricane Charley came roaring ashore at Port Charlotte, FL.  The hurricane had rapidly intensified prior to its landfall.  Also, since its track was running … Continue reading

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NOAA Hurricane Research overview for WMO Region IV Training Workshop, NHC – 10 March 2014

The slides from HRD scientist Rob Rogers’s presentation to the World Meteorological Organization Regional Association IV Training Workshop held in the National Hurricane Center media room are available on the anonymous ftp site: ftp://ftp.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/pub/blog/seminars/2014/HRD_WMO_Presentation-2014.ppt  

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HRD marks the end of the 2013 hurricane season

The 2013 Atlantic hurricane season officially ends on Saturday, November 30.  The season was very inactive, having the fewest hurricanes since 1982, and ranks as the sixth-least-active Atlantic hurricane season since 1950.  Despite this, HRD had a very active year … Continue reading

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HRD Debrief for missions into Hurricane Ingrid – 26 September 2013

HRD researchers and our IFEX partners discussed the results from the 5 P-3 and 3 G-IV missions into Hurricane Ingrid. The agenda for the discussion (presenter/s) was: Missions Overview (Reasor) Science Discussions G-IV: TDR (Gamache) N42: TDR (Rogers) N43: TDR/OW/Shear … Continue reading

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Contour plots of Tropical Storm Ingrid surface wind field are available

The Air Force Hurricane Hunters flew early this morning into Tropical Storm Ingrid. HRD generated H*Wind surface wind analysis contour plots with the data collected. Take a look. http://1.usa.gov/14RPH1e

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Contour plots of Tropical Depression Gabrielle’s surface wind field are available

The Air Force Hurricane Hunters flew  yesterday and early this morning into Gabrielle. One of NASA’s Global Hawk was also flying earlier today and completed a 24 hour flight mission investigating the environment in and around Gabrielle. HRD generated H*Wind … Continue reading

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5th Anniversary of U.S. landfall of Hurricane Gustav

On Sept. 1, 2008, Hurricane Gustav made landfall near Cocodrie, LA. Prior to this the hurricane had made landfalls in Haiti, Jamaica, the Caymans, and Cuba, leaving a trail of destruction throughout the Greater Antilles. This rampage left over $6.5 … Continue reading

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Contour plots of Tropical Storm Fernand’s surface wind field are available

Tropical Storm Fernand made landfall north northwest of Veracruz Mexico. We generated surface wind analysis contour plots (H*Wind analysis). Take a look: http://1.usa.gov/17eFCPB

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