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.

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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CSTAR and CIMMSE Activities Shared at the National Weather Association 39th Annual Meeting

Multiple posters from a recently completed CSTAR project between NC State University and 11 NWS WFOs in the Southeast and Mid Atlantic were recently shared at the National Weather Association annual meeting in Salt Lake City, UT.  During one of … Continue reading

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Examples of Gust Factor at Water-Land Interface

The CSTAR TC Winds team recently had a conference call reviewing the performance of our experimental tools and methodologies during the 2014 hurricane season. During the discussion of our experiences during Hurricane Arthur, one issue was noted with the performance … Continue reading

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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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Hurricane Arthur’s Wind Gust Factors and a CSTAR Research to Operations Success

Note this is a multi-part review of Arthur, with the focus in this post on the creation the wind gust forecasts. To evaluate the performance of CSTAR related research to operations activities, we examined the sustained winds, wind gusts, and … Continue reading

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Hurricane Arthur Provided an Opportunity to Demonstrate a CSTAR Research to Operations Success in Creating Tropical Cyclone Sustained Wind Forecasts

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

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Data Sets Provided by Collaborative Research Partners to Provide a Unique Look at Arthur

The HMT-Southeast Pilot Study (HMT-SEPS) is a field project intended to be the first step in examining various scientific questions across the Southeast. The HMT-SEPS project will largely focus on quantitative precipitation estimation (QPE) in western portions of North Carolina … Continue reading

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