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Some climatological characteristics of hurricanes and tropical storms, Gulf and East Coasts of the United States.
A climatology of hurricane factors important to storm surges is presented for the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic coasts of the United States. Factors presented are: frequency of entering, exiting, and alongshore hurricanes; ...
Surface winds near the center of hurricanes (and other cyclones).
Observed wind and pressure data from 14 hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico and along the Atlantic coast of the United States are presented. Data from three tropical storms off the middle Atlantic coast are also included.
Rainfall associated with hurricanes.
Meteorological summaries, isohyetal maps, and maximum depth-area-duration data for over 200 tropical storms are presented.
Atlantic hurricane frequencies along the U.S. Coastline.
The total number of incidents and the frequency of hurricanes and tropical storms for 50-mi segments of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic coastlines are presented.
Preparing for hurricanes and coastal flooding: a handbook for local officials.
(U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 1983)
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Characteristics of the hurricane storm surge.
The development of storm surges is described and data on outstanding hurricane-produced surges along the Gulf and Atlantic coasts are presented.