Hurricane preparedness guide for isc portsmouth & tenant commandsHurricane preparedness guide for isc portsmouth & tenant commands
In addition to this guide, hurricane preparedness information that is specific to the Hampton Roads area can be obtained at the following web sites
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1Tropical Cyclone Report1Tropical Cyclone Report
Updated 14 September 2011 to include damage estimates from the National Flood Insurance Program and to revise the total damage estimate
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Read and analyze the scenario and situationRead and analyze the scenario and situation
Hurricane Katrina caused devastation in New Orleans and Mobile, but a lot of the damage was due to the storm surge and levee breaks
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November 1970 Approximately 150,000-500,000 deaths Bhola Cyclone BangladeshNovember 1970 Approximately 150,000-500,000 deaths Bhola Cyclone Bangladesh
East Pakistan. It was the deadliest tropical cyclone ever recorded, and one of the deadliest natural disasters in modern times.[2] Up to 500,000 people lost their lives in the storm
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The commonwealth of massachusetts executive office of public safety and securityThe commonwealth of massachusetts executive office of public safety and security
August and September. Because Massachusetts is such a relatively small state, it is important to realize that these are not just ‘coastal events’, but, in fact, everyone in the Commonwealth can be severely impacted by a major storm
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­a geospatial Activity a buffer from the Storms­a geospatial Activity a buffer from the Storms
Most of the deaths and destruction in 2005 resulted from five of these storms: Dennis, Emily, Katrina, Rita, and Wilma. Hurricane Katrina and its 30-foot storm surge devastated southeast Louisiana while Wilma was the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the
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Jet streams are currents of fast moving air found in the upper levels of the atmosphereJet streams are currents of fast moving air found in the upper levels of the atmosphere
S. the two Jet Streams that affect us are the Polar Jet Stream and the Subtropical Jet Stream. The Polar Jet separates the cold Arctic air from warmer air and the Subtropical Jet separates tropical air from the Equator from cooler air
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Atlantic Basin and eastern Pacific they are called hurricanesAtlantic Basin and eastern Pacific they are called hurricanes
I. Hurricanes, typhoons and “cyclones” are exactly the same
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Hurricanes hurricane Fran 1996 1 basicsHurricanes hurricane Fran 1996 1 basics
The "eye" is generally 20 to 30 miles wide, and the storm may extend outward 400 miles. They are low-pressure systems. The eye of a hurricane is always a low-pressure area. The lowest barometric pressures ever recorded have occurred inside
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Atmospheric circulationAtmospheric circulation
Weather is the state of the atmosphere at a specific time and place, while climate is the long-term average of weather in an area
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Tropical Cyclone ReportTropical Cyclone Report
Updated 14 September 2011 to include damage estimates from the National Flood Insurance Program and to revise the total damage estimate
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25 Years After… Hurricane Andrew, August 1992, a bibliography and (video) Interview25 Years After… Hurricane Andrew, August 1992, a bibliography and (video) Interview
Interview Guest: Sandy Delgado, noaa affiliate and member of the National Hurricane Center Hurricane Reanalysis Project
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