Tallbloke's Talkshop: We should use central pressure deficit, not wind speed, to predict hurricane damage

This is supported by Hurricanes – Science and Society, which says: ‘It is well accepted that the most influential factor in storm surge generation is the central pressure deficit, which controls the intensity of a hurricane, i.e. wind velocity and stress over the ocean surface and inverse barometric effects.’ The system for categorizing hurricanes accounts

2017-11-08 15:47

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