Unformatted text preview: hours, and that the diameter of the eye is 20 nautical miles. The National Hurricane Center has (correctly) forecast that the hurricane will not intensify. Your captain comes in and asks “Can we take ’er through the eye without bustin’ her to pieces?” What is your reply? Explain your reasoning. (Hint: be sure to read the section on “The Source of Strong Rotating Winds” on pgs. 487-488. It also helps to draw a picture! )...
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2009 for the course ATMOS 120 taught by Professor Charlevoix-romine during the Fall '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.
- Fall '08