Subject: How are the sustained winds of a hurricane determined?
Date: Tue Sep 27 08:03:53 2005
Posted by Clyde
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Area of science: Earth Sciences
Much debate has occure pretaining to the reason for increased tropical storm
activity. In the early 1970s gusts were not considered in recording sustained
wind. The present method encompasses the use of gusts, which automatically
increases sustained wind. I think this may be a contributing factor.
Re: How are the sustained winds of a hurricane determined?
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