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HRD & AOML researchers at 97th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA – 23-27 January 2017

Abstracts and recordings of  the 25 presentations and 6 posters AOML & HRD researchers presented (or were co-authors) at the 97th AMS Annual Meeting are available online from the AMS website: Presentations: Bachir Annane,  B. D. McNoldy, S. M. Leidner, … Continue reading

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2016 Hurricane Season ends

Today marks the last day of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, and it was a busy one for us.  AOML’s Hurricane Research Division (HRD) participated in 57 missions into six different tropical cyclones: Colin, Earl, Javier (East Pacific), Hermine, Karl, … Continue reading

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Two-part paper on the intensification of Hurricane Edouard published in Monthly Weather Review

 Summary: Hurricane Edouard (2014) is examined using radar onboard NOAA P-3 aircraft that flew the storm. Two periods are shown, one when the storm was intensifying to a major hurricane and the other when the storm was weakening. The location … Continue reading

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20th Anniversary of Hurricane Lili

On October 18, 1996, Hurricane Lili slammed into Cuba with over 100 mph (160 km/hr) winds and heavy rains.  The storm, during its life cycle, would leave destruction from Central America to the British Isles. Lili formed from a tropical … Continue reading

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Frank Marks talks to the Cosumnes River College Connection about Hurricane Matthew

Read the article at http://crcconnection.com/2016/10/18/hurricane-matthew-leaves-nearly-1-2-mln-in-u-s-southeast.html.

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Paper on rainfall from tropical systems impacting the U. S. corn-belt region published in Weather and Climate Extremes

  You can access the paper at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212094715300499

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55th Anniversary of Hurricane Carla

  On September 11, 1961, Hurricane Carla made landfall at Port O’Connor, Texas, bringing storm surge, torrential rains, high wind gusts and tornadoes to northern Texas and Louisiana.  Carla was the first tropical cyclone to have its entire life history … Continue reading

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45th Anniversary of Hurricane Edith

On September 9, 1971, Hurricane Edith grazed Cabo Gracias a Dios as a Category 5 storm, destroying nearly every house in the area and leaving 7000 homeless.  Edith caused a trail of destruction from the Antilles to Venezuela, then across … Continue reading

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25th Anniversary of Hurricane Bob

On August 19, 1991, Hurricane Bob brushed the tip of Long Island and came ashore in Rhode Island.  Although only a Category 2 hurricane at that time, Bob managed to rack up a sizable damage bill to become one of … Continue reading

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15th Anniversary of CAMEX-4

On August 16, 2001, NASA began the fourth in its Convection And Moisture EXperiment (CAMEX) field programs.  The CAMEX campaigns were designed to examine the moisture budgets and convective structure of tropical cyclones, and were carried out in conjunction with HRD’s … Continue reading

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