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Weatherwise article about hurricane reconnaissance features several HRD employees

The article (subscription only) can be found at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00431672.2015.1067110.

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10th Anniversary of Hurricane Rita

Early on the morning of September 24, 2005, Major Hurricane Rita came ashore near the Texas/Louisiana border.  In the midst of the very active 2005 hurricane season, Rita caused considerable panic as it approached the coast, with scenes of destruction … Continue reading

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10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

Early on the morning of August 29th, 2005, Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Louisiana delta region and the Mississippi coast.  The storm surge brought enormous damage to the Gulf Coast and, when the levees around New Orleans failed, a … Continue reading

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25th Anniversary of a ‘hairy hop’ into Hurricane Hugo

NOAA 42 radar display of Hugo’s eyewall On September 15, 1989, NOAA 42 “Kermit” flew a research mission into Hurricane Hugo, east of Barbados, that became what old-time Hurricane Hunters called a “hairy hop”.  This referred to a hurricane flight … Continue reading

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10th Anniversary of Hurricane Frances

NASA MODIS satellite photo of Hurricane Frances at its peak intensity On September 5, 2004, Hurricane Frances, the second hurricane to make landfall in Florida that record-breaking year, came ashore at Sewall’s Point.  Frances had followed Hurricane Charley in striking … Continue reading

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10th Anniversary of Hurricane Isabel’s landfall

On September 18, 2003 Hurricane Isabel made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Although Isabel had been a Category Five hurricane at its peak, it struck the United States as a Category Two storm. Still, it caused over … Continue reading

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10th anniversary of Hurricane Fabian striking Bermuda

On September 5, 2003, Hurricane Fabian made a direct hit on the island of Bermuda with winds of 120 mph, making it the strongest hurricane to strike there since Hurricane Arlene in 1963.  It cause US$300 million in damages and … Continue reading

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Paper on the impact of vertical wind shear on hurricane structure published in Monthly Weather Review

The paper can be accessed here.

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Paper on structural differences between intensifying and non-intensifying derived from Airborne Doppler Radar data published in Monthly Weather Review

The paper can be accessed at http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/MWR-D-12-00357.1

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Progress report on the Intensity Forecasting Experiment published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society

The paper can be accessed at http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00089.1

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