Category Archives: Hurricanes

Hurricane Harvey: long-range forecasts

by Judith Curry

The 12 year drought of major hurricane landfalls in the U.S. is over, with catastrophic impacts in Texas.  Predictions of Hurricane Harvey illustrate the realization of extended- and long-range hurricane forecasts.

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CFAN’s forecast for the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season

by Judith Curry

Climate Forecast Applications Network (CFAN)’s  first seasonal forecast for  Atlantic hurricanes is based on a breakthrough in understanding of the impact of global climate dynamics on Atlantic hurricane activity.

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How hurricanes replenish their vast supply of rain water

by Makarieva A.M., Gorshkov V.G., Nefiodov A.V., Chikunov A.V., Sheil D., Nobre A.D., Li B.-L.

New questions and ideas about hurricanes and their power.

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Post-mortem on the forecasts of Hurricanes Hermine and Matthew

by Judith Curry

Reflections on forecasting hurricanes in light of U.S. landfalling Hurricanes Hermine and Matthew, highlighting the complexities of forecast ensemble interpretation.

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ACE in the hole

by Greg Goodman

Pondering the recent downturn in Atlantic hurricane activity.

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Hurricanes and global warming: 10 years post Katrina

by Judith Curry

We anticipate that it may take a decade for the observations to clarify the situation as to whether the hypothesis has predictive power.Curry et al. 2006

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How ‘extreme’ can it get?

by Judith Curry

When might we see Category 6 hurricanes?  60C surface temperatures?

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