Monthly Archives: September 2010

TD 16 provides examples of current, recent, and past collaborative research

A tropical plume of moisture is expected to spread into portions of the Carolinas and Mid Atlantic during the next few days with TD 16 approaching the Carolina coast as well. Forecasters across the region will be faced with a … Continue reading

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Real time data from State Climate Office

WFO RAH has been working with the NC State Climate Office (SCO) to get access to soil temperature data in a graphical format in near real time. The SCO was nice enough to make not only soil temperature but other … Continue reading

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Hurricane Earl Maximum Wind Gusts

We’ve worked on a subjective analysis of maximum wind gusts (MPH) from Hurricane Earl across North Carolina. The map is available at this link http://www4.ncsu.edu/~nwsfo/storage/cases/maps/windgust.20100903.gif and is similar to wind gusts analysis for other tropical cyclones that can be found … Continue reading

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In response to Reid’s Charley (2004) Analysis

Reid, Thanks for the reply.  I think the image from the paper is a classic example of what we have to work on.  Two questions I have after looking at the image as I continue to develop an understanding of … Continue reading

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CIMSSE Email Subscriptions

We’ve added an email subscription capability to the collaboration blog. I would encourage you to subscribe so that you can keep informed as information is added to the blog. The email subscription capability is located at the bottom of the … Continue reading

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Paper of Interest

Some interesting new reading published by a few scientists from Asheville.  The authors create a climatology of inland winds from tropical cyclones for the Eastern US.  While we will likely be taking a storm specific approach to examining inland winds, … Continue reading

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TC Wind Forecasts (continued)

Jonathan sent the following images to Anantha and myself today.  The figure sums up many of the issues related to landfalling TCs and their associated winds.  Anantha and I visited the Raleigh NWS Office yesterday to see the process of … Continue reading

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