Hurricane Irene

Hurricane Irene - Corona del Mar, California Photo courtesy...

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9/30/11 Corona del Mar, California Photo courtesy of classmate Kari Paige
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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/30/11 Hurricane Irene 15-29 Aug Landfall 1, Outer Banks, NC Landfall 2, Cape May, NJ Landfall 3, Coney Island, NY
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9/30/11 Aftermath of Hurricane Irene Initial projection of Irene 21 Aug
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9/30/11 Projected track as of 21 April Projected and actual track 24 -29 Aug
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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/30/11 2011 Hurricanes in Atlantic Irene
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9/30/11 Tropical Waves 85-90% of Atlantic hurricanes begin as tropical waves Off western coast of Africa Elongate low pressure systems
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9/30/11 Tropical Waves Progression as the system strengthens: Tropical Depression Tropical Storm Hurricane
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9/30/11 Saffir-Simpson Scale Used to classify hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean and northern Pacific only Based on wind speed Category Wind Speed (mph) (H) Five > 156 mph (H) Four 131-155 (H) Three 111-130 (H) Two 96-110 (Hurricane) Cat. One 74-95 Tropical Storm 39-73 Tropical Depression 0-38
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9/30/11 Importance of symbols Tropical storm Cat 1 Cat 2 Cat 3 Cat 2 Cat 1 Cat 3 T S Cat 2
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2011 for the course GEOL 101 taught by Professor Barbarahill during the Fall '11 term at Iowa State.

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