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Re: Inland Intensification of Tropical Cyclones
      Wed Aug 20 2008 05:38 PM

Writing off a tropical cyclone simply because it has moved inland is one of the big mistakes people do. Sure, most of the time things go as expected. But sometimes, and not all that infrequently, really, inland TCs at the very least unleash all of their rainfall potential over a very concentrated area by a process which results in core rains. At other times, although pretty rare, they can even intensify over land, as Fay did. In either case, the results can be exceptional, and catch many people who let their guard down, totally off guard.

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* Inland Intensification of Tropical Cyclones cieldumortModerator Wed Aug 20 2008 05:38 PM
. * * 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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