Hurricane and Tropical Cyclones

Tropical Weather Statements

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URNT12 KWBC 161438
VORTEX DATA MESSAGE  AL062014
A. 16/14:16:57Z
B. 30 deg 53 min N
  057 deg 52 min W
C. 700 mb 2724 m
D. 97 kt
E. 221 deg 10 nm
F. 343 deg 90 kt
G. 240 deg 11 nm
H. 955 mb
I. 10 C / 3028 m
J. 19 C / 3034 m
K. 10 C / NA
L. CLOSED WALL
M. C20
N. 12345 / 7
O. 1 / 1 nm
P. NOAA2 WE06A EDOUARD OB 03
MAX FL WIND 90 KT 240 / 11 NM 14:13:01Z
CNTR DROPSONDE SFC WIND 210 / 4 KTS
STADIUM EFFECT

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Hurricane Resources

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