1992 Atlantic Hurricane Season: Hurricane Andrew, Timeline of the 1992 Atlantic Hurricane Season, Meteorological History of Hurricane Andrew

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Hurricane Andrew, Timeline of the 1992 Atlantic Hurricane Season, Meteorological History of Hurricane Andrew, Tropical Storm Danielle, Effects of Hurricane Andrew in the Bahamas, Tropical Depression One, Hurricane Bonnie, 1992 April Subtropical Storm, Tropical Storm Earl. Excerpt: Subtropical storm (SSHS ) item Lowest pressure :...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Hurricane Andrew, Timeline of the 1992 Atlantic Hurricane Season, Meteorological History of Hurricane Andrew, Tropical Storm Danielle, Effects of Hurricane Andrew in the Bahamas, Tropical Depression One, Hurricane Bonnie, 1992 April Subtropical Storm, Tropical Storm Earl. Excerpt: Subtropical storm (SSHS ) item Lowest pressure : 1002 mbar (hPa ; 29.59 inHg ) item Fatalities : None reported item Damage : None item Areas affected : No land areas item Part of the 1992 Atlantic hurricane season Subtropical Storm One in 1992 was the first recorded Atlantic subtropical cyclone during the month of April. It formed on April 21 about 600 miles (1,100 km) southeast of Bermuda , and tracking northwestward reached subtropical storm status on April 22. The cyclone attained peak winds of 50 mph (85 km/h) before increased wind shear weakened the storm. It turned to the east, and on April 24 dissipated without affecting land.Meteorological history Storm pathOn April 21, a low- to mid-level low pressure area separated from the prevailing westerlies about 600 miles (1,100 km) southeast of Bermuda . At the time, the system maintained a large comma-shaped cloud pattern, and reports from nearby ships indicated the system was at the surface. Based on its organization and the presence of a low-level circulation, it is estimated the system developed into a subtropical depression at 1200 UTC on April 21; operationally it was not classified until 27 hours later. Removed from well-defined steering currents, the depression tracked northwestward at 12 mph (19 km/h), and intensified into a subtropical storm early on April 22. The subtropical storm gradually became better organized with a large convective band in its eastern semicircle, and upon being classified it reached peak winds of 50 mph (85 km/h); a...

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  • ISBN-13: 9781156110072
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 6/1/2010
  • Pages: 22
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.05 (d)

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