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Pete Creedon
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Whipiest (Wimpiest) TS or Hurricane?
      #56520 - Thu Sep 22 2005 04:59 PM

I go for Hermine as whimpiest, and for the whimpiest hurricane; I say Gaston.

what are some of your choices?

Edited by HanKFranK (Wed Jul 19 2006 09:49 PM)


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Re: Whipiest TS or Hurricane? [Re: Pete Creedon]
      #68062 - Sun Jul 16 2006 04:15 AM

Hermine was hillarious. "Made landfall" as not much more than a low-level swirl with some drizzle and breezes. I was astounded that NHC kept his advisory winds at TS. The night he headed up the Gulf Stream, TWC didn't even bother mentioning him... at all! lololol

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Re: Whipiest TS or Hurricane? [Re: cieldumort]
      #68250 - Wed Jul 19 2006 09:47 PM

gaston killed eight people in the richmond, va area from severe local flooding. i'd pick something more like floyd in the keys in 1987.. didn't kill anybody.
but yeah, for a tropical storm hermine was pretty weak. i'm not certain but i think the post analysis downgrades it to a depression at landfall.
vince last year probably caused more headache when it hit spain as a TD.
HF 0147z20july


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Dr. Steve Schneider
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Re: Whipiest (Wimpiest) TS or Hurricane? [Re: Pete Creedon]
      #68267 - Thu Jul 20 2006 08:48 AM

T.S Eugene over hawaii in 1993. We took a direct hit. By the time it got to us, it was just a swirl of clouds shaped like a tropical storm. It only drizzled for like 5 minutes and winds were steady at 5-20 mph

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RedHurricaneRanger
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Re: Whipiest (Wimpiest) TS or Hurricane? [Re: Dr. Steve Schneider]
      #74307 - Mon Feb 12 2007 07:41 PM

Katrina '99 ( A huge contrast to Katrina '05 )

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allan
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Re: Whipiest (Wimpiest) TS or Hurricane? [Re: RedHurricaneRanger]
      #74312 - Tue Feb 13 2007 01:09 PM

Wimpiest TS - Larry 2003
Wimpiest Hurricane - Kyle 2002/ Ernesto 2006

16/9/6 - 2007 (La Nina)

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