A 300-year historical record of intense hurricane
landfalls in S.
In 1992, for instance, he predicted only one intense hurricane
But in the sixteenth century there's an interval where there's a really intense hurricane
strike in New England roughly every fifteen to twenty years.
At 882 mb, Hurricane Wilma became the most intense hurricane
ever measured (3).
The intense hurricane
activity in Florida and the Gulf Coast over the last two years has turned the marine and energy insurance market upside down, triggering a long overdue re-examination of best practices.
Nevertheless, the Atlantic Basin still managed to produce seven tropical storms, three hurricanes, and one intense hurricane
Christian Patterson of the Washington-based Ozone Action points to studies that predict more intense hurricane
activity and a longer hurricane a result of global warming.
NHC experts monitor it over a week as it develops into an intense hurricane
that sends a glancing blow at Barbuda before heading toward the Bahamas.
AIR estimates that an intense hurricane
striking a major metropolitan area could cause insured losses exceeding $150 billion.
They also predict a 47 percent chance that an intense hurricane
will hit the Gulf Coast region, which spans the Florida Panhandle to Brownsville, Texas.
3 3 Intense Hurricane
Days 5 7 Net Tropical Cyclone Activity 100% 135 Source: Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University.
More intense hurricane
activity also poses a risk to such vulnerable sections of the United States as Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina.