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50 years of Fury Hurricanes of the North Atlantic

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Scientists say hurricanes are getting more severe because of global warming. What do you think? Here's 50 years of hurricane data to ponder.

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50 years of Fury Hurricanes of the North Atlantic

  1. 50 years ofFURY<br />Are Atlantic hurricanesgetting more severe?1959 - 2008<br />
  2. The Atlantic Ocean producesseveral hurricanesper year<br />© Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />2<br />
  3. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />3<br />They typically come from the south, battering the Southeastern United States, Mexico and the Caribbean<br />
  4. 2005 was the worst hurricane seasonon record<br />© Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />4<br />
  5. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />5<br />Hurricane Katrina <br />1,836 dead $108 billion damages<br />
  6. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />6<br />Hurricane Wilma<br />62 dead $29 billion damages<br />
  7. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />7<br />Hurricane Rita<br />120 dead $11 billion damages<br />
  8. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />8<br />Hurricane Emily<br />17 dead $1 billion damages<br />
  9. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />9<br />Hurricane Dennis<br />89 dead $4.5 billion damages<br />
  10. Some scientists believehurricanes are becoming more severe<br />© Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />10<br />
  11. Because of global warming<br />© Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />11<br />
  12. Let’s look at the data<br />© Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />12<br />
  13. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />13<br />In order for a storm to qualify as a hurricane, it must have 74 mph winds <br />Miles per hour<br />74 mph <br />
  14. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />14<br />How fast is that?<br />Miles per hour<br />74 mph <br />
  15. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />15<br />Miles per hour<br />30<br />30 mph Hard to use an umbrella<br />
  16. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />16<br />Miles per hour<br />40<br />40 mph Difficult to walk against the wind<br />
  17. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />17<br />Miles per hour<br />50<br />50 mph Shingles blown off roofs<br />
  18. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />18<br />Miles per hour<br />60<br />60 mph Trees uprooted<br />
  19. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />19<br />Miles per hour<br />74<br />74 mph Widespread damage<br />
  20. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />20<br />There are different Categories of hurricanes, based on wind speed<br />Miles per hour<br />
  21. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />21<br />156 mph or higher Category 5 <br />131-155 mph Category 4 <br />111-130 mph Category 3 <br />96-110 mph Category 2<br />Miles per hour<br />74-95 mphCategory 1<br />
  22. It’s hard to imagine what 180 mph windsfeels like<br />© Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />22<br />
  23. But try this<br />© Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />23<br />
  24. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />24<br />Drive down the highway at 60 mph<br />And stick your head out the window<br />
  25. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />25<br /> Now triple that<br />
  26. Let’s look at the wind speeds of some of those disastrous 2005 hurricanes<br />© Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />26<br />
  27. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />27<br />Hurricane Katrina<br />175 mph max speed <br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  28. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />28<br />Hurricane Wilma<br />185 mphmax speed<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  29. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />29<br />Hurricane Rita<br />180 mph max speed <br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  30. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />30<br />Hurricane Emily<br />160 mphmax speed <br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  31. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />31<br />Category 5<br />Hurricane Dennis<br />150 mphmax speed <br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  32. 2005 was a record year for Atlantic hurricanes<br />© Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />32<br />
  33. You decide……are Atlantic hurricanes getting more severe?<br />© Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />33<br />
  34. Let’s look at the wind speeds of 50 yearsof the worst Atlantic hurricanes<br />© Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />34<br />
  35. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />35<br />1959<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  36. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />36<br />1960<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  37. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />37<br />1961<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Hurricane Esther lasted 17 days<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  38. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />38<br />1962<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  39. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />39<br />1963<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  40. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />40<br />1964<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Hurricane Cleo lasted 17 days<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  41. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />41<br />1965<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  42. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />42<br />1966<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 1 14 15 16 17 18 19 20<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  43. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />43<br />1967<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  44. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />44<br />1968<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  45. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />45<br />1969<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  46. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />46<br />1970<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  47. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />47<br />1971<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  48. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />48<br />1972<br />Category 5<br />No Category 1 or higher hurricanes in Atlantic in 1972<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  49. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />49<br />1973<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  50. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />50<br />1974<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  51. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />51<br />1975<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  52. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />52<br />1976<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  53. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />53<br />1977<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  54. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />54<br />1978<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  55. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />55<br />1979<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  56. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />56<br />1980<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Hurricane Frances lasted 15 days<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  57. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />57<br />1981<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  58. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />58<br />1982<br />Category 5<br />No Category 1 or higher hurricanes in Atlantic in 1982<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  59. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />59<br />1983<br />Category 5<br />No Category 1 or higher hurricanes in Atlantic in 1983<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  60. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />60<br />1984<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  61. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />61<br />1985<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  62. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />62<br />1986<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Hurricane Charley lasted 17 days<br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  63. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />63<br />1987<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  64. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />64<br />1988<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  65. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />65<br />1989<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Hurricanes Felix and Hugo lasted 16 days<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  66. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />66<br />1990<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  67. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />67<br />1991<br />Category 5<br />No Category 1 or higher hurricanes in Atlantic in 1991<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  68. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />68<br />1992<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  69. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />69<br />1993<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  70. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />70<br />1994<br />Category 5<br />No Category 1 or higher hurricanes in Atlantic in 1994<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  71. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />71<br />1995<br />Category 5<br />Hurricanes Luis, Iris and Felix lasted 18 days<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  72. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />72<br />1996<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Hurricane Edouard lasted 18 days<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  73. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />73<br />1997<br />Category 5<br />No Category 1 or higher hurricanes in Atlantic in 1997<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  74. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />74<br />1998<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Hurricane Katrina (1998) lasted 22 days<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  75. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />75<br />1999<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  76. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />76<br />2000<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  77. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />77<br />2001<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  78. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />78<br />2002<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  79. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />79<br />2003<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  80. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />80<br />2004<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Hurricane Ivan<br />lasted 22 days<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  81. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />81<br />2005<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
  82. © Bruce Gabrielle, 2011 www.speakingppt.com<br />82<br />2006<br />Category 5<br />Category 4<br />Category 3<br />Category 2 <br />Miles per hour<br />Category 1 <br />Wind speeds measured every 6 hours<br />Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />Source: NOAA Satellite and Information Services http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ibtracs/index.php a<br />
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