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Tropical Storm Risk (TSR)

Tropical Storm Risk (TSR)
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WMO World Met. Org. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It is the UN system's authoritative voice on the state and behaviour of the Earth's atmosphere, its interaction with the oceans, the climate it produces and the resulting distribution of water resources. WMO has a membership of 191 Member States and Territories (on 1 January 2013). It originated from the International Meteorological Organization (IMO), which was founded in 1873. As weather, climate and the water cycle know no national boundaries, international cooperation at a global scale is essential for the development of meteorology and operational hydrology as well as to reap the benefits from their application. WMO facilitates the free and unrestricted exchange of data and information, products and services in real- or near-real time on matters relating to safety and security of society, economic welfare and the protection of the environment.

RadarVirtuel.com Hurricanes - FSU COAPS On May 30, 2013, COAPS scientists released their fifth annual Atlantic hurricane season forecast. Hurricane season begins June 1 and runs through Nov. 30. The 2013 forecast called for a 70 percent probability of 12 to 17 named storms, including 5 to 10 hurricanes. The forecast mean numbers are identical to the observed 1995-2010 average named storms and hurricanes and reflect the ongoing period of heightened tropical activity in the North Atlantic. Dr. The COAPS forecast is already gaining recognition for its accuracy only four years after its launch. "2012 was unusual in that El Niño did not develop as the climate model expected," said Dr. Re-forecasts conducted using data since 1982 show that the model has a mean absolute error of 1.9 hurricanes and 2.3 named storms. To learn more about this forecast, contact lead scientist Tim LaRow ( tlarow@coaps.fsu.eduThis email address is being protected from spambots. FSU Press Release (5/31/13)LaRow, T.

NorthAusChasers.com World Weather Information Service Korben Hurricanes - FSU COAPS On May 30, 2013, COAPS scientists released their fifth annual Atlantic hurricane season forecast. Hurricane season begins June 1 and runs through Nov. 30. The 2013 forecast called for a 70 percent probability of 12 to 17 named storms, including 5 to 10 hurricanes. The forecast mean numbers are identical to the observed 1995-2010 average named storms and hurricanes and reflect the ongoing period of heightened tropical activity in the North Atlantic. Dr. The COAPS forecast is already gaining recognition for its accuracy only four years after its launch. "2012 was unusual in that El Niño did not develop as the climate model expected," said Dr. Re-forecasts conducted using data since 1982 show that the model has a mean absolute error of 1.9 hurricanes and 2.3 named storms. To learn more about this forecast, contact lead scientist Tim LaRow ( tlarow@coaps.fsu.eduThis email address is being protected from spambots. FSU Press Release (5/31/13)LaRow, T.

HurricaneZone.net Graphic provided by Climate Prediction Center What is a Hurricane? A hurricane (or typhoon, or severe tropical cyclone), the strongest storm on Earth, is a cyclonic (rotary) storm that derives its energy from cloud formation and rainfall, unlike frontal cyclones that derive their power from a temperature gradient. Full Article Saffir-Simpson Scale Category 1 – 74-95 mph (64-82 knots; 119-153 km/hr). Category 2 – 96-110 mph (83-95 knots; 154-177 km/hr). Tropical Cyclone Formation Tropical Cyclone Genesis is the technical term for the process of storm formation that leads ultimately to what are called hurricanes, typhoons, or tropical cyclones in various parts of the world. This occurs when, in the Northern Hemisphere, the Intertropical Convergence Zone, or ITCZ, shifts northward out of the doldrums and atmospheric conditions become favorable for tropical cyclone formation after about the middle of May.

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