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JMII
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Re: Inland Intensification of Tropical Cyclones
      Wed Aug 20 2008 09:10 AM

Thanks for the info on Erin.

I've always written off storms as soon as they got over land since I assumed that once cut-off from their energy source (warm ocean waters) that would slowly spin down and die. However given the right conditions its clearly possible a storm can not only survive but thrive (for short periods atleast) while over land. I think Fay will become one of those storms that gets studied in detailed in attempts to figure out just which parameters in the astmosphere are needed to keep a storm going.

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South FL Native... experienced many tropical systems, but actually had to put up the panels for:
David ('79) - Floyd ('87) - Andrew ('92) - Georges ('98) - Frances ('04) - Wilma ('05) - Matthew ('16) - Irma ('17)


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* Inland Intensification of Tropical Cyclones cieldumortModerator Wed Aug 20 2008 09:10 AM
. * * Re: Inland Intensification of Tropical Cyclones JMII   Wed Aug 20 2008 09:10 AM
. * * Re: Inland Intensification of Tropical Cyclones cieldumortModerator   Wed Aug 20 2008 05:38 PM
. * * Re: Inland Intensification of Tropical Cyclones Lamar-Plant City   Sun Aug 24 2008 08:36 AM
. * * Re: Inland Intensification of Tropical Cyclones mcgowanmc   Sun Aug 24 2008 09:17 AM
. * * Re: Inland Intensification of Tropical Cyclones LoisCane   Sun Aug 24 2008 09:53 AM
. * * Re: Inland Intensification of Tropical Cyclones Ed DunhamAdministrator   Sat Aug 23 2008 11:40 PM
. * * Re: Hurricane Watches up for North Florida, Georgia as Tropical Storm Fay Moves North Northeast StrmTrckrMiami   Tue Aug 19 2008 09:47 PM
. * * Re: Hurricane Watches up for North Florida, Georgia as Tropical Storm Fay Moves North Northeast cieldumortModerator   Wed Aug 20 2008 12:32 AM

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