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(Vr, every 5 m s-1); (c) model-output vertical velocity (w, every 0.5 m s-1); and (d) vertical relative vorticity (z, every 0.5 x 10-3 s-1). Solid (dashed) lines are for positive (negative) values. Figure 16. As in Fig. 9 but for the streamlines (solid) and isotachs (dashed, every 10 m s-1) at (a) 200 hPa; (b) 400 hPa; (c) 850 hPa; and (d) 950 hPa. The(More)
Precipitation data collected from five sites in south Florida indicate a strong seasonal and spatial variation in d 18 O and dD, despite the relatively limited geographic coverage and low-lying elevation of each of the collection sites. Based upon the weighted-mean stable isotope values, the sites were classified as coastal Atlantic, inland, and lower(More)
The interaction of marginal Tropical Storm Danny (1985) with an upper-tropospheric positive potential vorticity anomaly was examined. The intensification mechanism proposed earlier for mature Hurricane Elena appears to be valid for Danny as well, despite significant differences in the synoptic-scale environment and in the stage of the tropical cyclone prior(More)
The impact of hurricanes is so devastating throughout different levels of society that there is a pressing need to provide a range of users with accurate and timely information that can enable effective planning for and response to potential hurricane landfalls. The Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) code is the latest numerical model that has been(More)
Tropical-cyclone (TC) structure and structure change, including intensification and weakening, is at the frontier of forecasting science. Knowledge and techniques within each sub-topic here have seen significant advancement during the last decade, much of it during the four years since IWTC-5. A more detailed understanding of the inhibitory role of shear of(More)
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