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Floridacane
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Heberts Box
      #11269 - Mon Sep 08 2003 08:09 PM

What is everyone referring to when they speak of Heberts Box at about 20N 60W?

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Re: Heberts Box
      #11464 - Wed Sep 10 2003 02:17 PM

I'm not sure on this one, I've heard of it before, but I myself don't have the answer.

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Re: Heberts Box [Re: MikeC]
      #43153 - Thu Jul 14 2005 09:24 PM

Could someone answer this question as I have the same one and don't want to make a new thread. Thanks a bunch.

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Re: Heberts Box [Re: Floridacane]
      #43155 - Thu Jul 14 2005 09:31 PM

It is a box (a rectangle...don't know the exact points, but the 20/60 point is one of the key ones) that the majority of major hurricanes that affected S. Florida passed through/under. It doesn't mean that if a storm were to pass through there, it will hit south Florida, nor does it mean that if it doesn't pass through there that it won't hit S. Florida. It is named after Paul Hebert, the fmr. NHC forecaster who coined the terminology.

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