Category Archives: TC Inland and Marine Winds

Posts in this section reflect the work coordinated by Anantha Aiyyer on improved prediction of the inland TC wind field.

Tropical Storm Hermine Follow Up with Lessons Learned, Wind Gusts and Gust Factors

To evaluate the performance of CSTAR related research to operations activities, members of the CSTAR Tropical Cyclone (TC) wind team recently discussed experiences with Tropical Storm Hermine (September 2016).  In addition, the sustained winds, wind gusts, and gust factors for … Continue reading

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Forecasts of Winds and Wind Gusts Associated with Tropical Cyclone Hermine Using CSTAR Research

The approach of Tropical Cyclone (TC) Hermine provides WFOs in the Carolinas and Virginia with another opportunity to use and evaluate a technique to forecast tropical cyclone winds and wind gusts. A Collaborative Science, Technology, and Applied Research (CSTAR) project … Continue reading

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New Paper Comparing ASOS Near-Surface Winds and WSR-88D-Derived Wind Speeds in Landfalling Tropical Cyclones

A new article in Weather and Forecasting by Krupar et al. entitled “A Comparison of ASOS Near-Surface Winds and WSR-88D-Derived Wind Speed Profiles Measured in Landfalling Tropical Cyclones” may be of interest to some collaborators. The researchers made 22 comparisons … Continue reading

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Another Early Season Tropical Cyclone on which to Utilize CSTAR Based TC Wind Tools

The early arrival of Subtropical Storm Ana will provide Southeast WFOs with another opportunity to use and evaluate a new technique to forecast tropical cyclone winds and wind gusts. A Collaborative Science, Technology, and Applied Research (CSTAR) project with North … Continue reading

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New Weather and Forecasting Article from CSTAR Supported Research

The latest addition of Weather and Forecasting features an article highlighting the results of recent CSTAR supported research. The article highlights decay over land, gust factors, and sustained wind speed forecasts for recent tropical cyclones impacting the study region. The … Continue reading

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CSTAR Tropical Cyclone Winds Project Expanding Its Operational Footprint

The 2014 NOAA Hurricane Conference wrapped up in Miami, FL earlier this month. The conference provided an opportunity for the National Hurricane Center, the National Weather Service, and other participants from NOAA to discuss changes to improve service and science … Continue reading

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Comparison of HWind Analysis of Sustained Winds of Hurricane Arthur (2014) with NDFD and TCM Product Forecasts

Note this is a multi-part review of Arthur, with the focus in this post on the comparison of forecasts with HWind data. On 3 July through 4 July, 2014 Hurricane Arthur impacted portions of eastern North Carolina with strong winds … Continue reading

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