Author Archives: David.Glenn

About David.Glenn

General forecaster with NWS Newport/Morehead City, NC. State Coordinator for the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow network (CoCoRaHS).

Hurricane Arthur Marine Wind Gust Factor Analysis

Note this is a multi-part review of Arthur, with the focus in this post on the validation of marine wind gust forecasts. Earlier this summer Jonathan posted an analysis of Hurricane Arthur’s Wind Gust Factors for land locations in an … Continue reading

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26 December 2012 HSLC Tornado near Beaufort, NC

A previous CIMMSE post outlined the potential for severe weather on 26 December 2012.  Instability was the key limiting factor in this event which produced one tornado in the MHX CWA four miles north of Beaufort with EF1 damage. Numerous … Continue reading

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Dual-Pol vs Legacy storm total precipitation during Hurricane Irene (KMHX)

Hurricane Irene made landfall on the morning of August 27th near Cape Lookout in eastern North Carolina as a strong Category 1 hurricane. Heavy rainfall was observed with this TC which provided a unique experience to analyze differences between Dual-Pol … Continue reading

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