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What is significant about the right-front quarant of a hurricane?
Weegy: Because hurricanes rotate counter-clockwise, the wind is from the ocean, pushing ... The "right-front quadrant rule" is actually valid anywhere on a south/east (More)
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t Object]User: you explain to an official that a hurricane's forward speed and the path can change considerably. she asks why and you respond
Weegy: a. Hurricanes are steered by other changing weather features around the storm User: a hurricane warning means hurricane-force winds are generally Weegy: a. Expected within 36 hours User: a typical hurricane can bring Weegy: : d. More than 6 inches of rain User: which is NOT a source of forecast error in NWP Weegy: c. Lack of radar data off the coast User: to get more detailed information about the current and predicted effects of the hurricane for your local area you should Weegy: b. Talk with the Hurricane Liaison Team at the National Hurricane Center User: which agency disseminates coastal watches and warnings for tropical storms and hurricanes? Weegy: Local news Weather Forecast Offices User: the area of the track forecast cone is drawn so that the actual position of the storm will be within the cone approximately? Weegy: The answer is d. 80-90% of the time. User: at 0900z on the 24th a tropical cyclone forecast/advisory contains the following information Weegy: c. The predicted speed of the hurricane at 18Z User: what tool is used to assess how high storm surge might be Weegy: b. Saffir-Simpson scale User: of the following which is the advantage of geostationary satellite imagery? Weegy: As they are positioned at such a high altitude the spatial resolution (ie amount of detail shown) of their images (typically 2.5 Km per pixel) tends to be not as good as some polar orbiting satellites (typically 1 Km to 50m per pixel) which are [ much [ closer to the earth. However the advantage of their great height is that they can view the whole earth disk below them, rather than a small subsection, and they can scan the same area very frequently (typically every 30-60 minutes). This makes them ideal for meteorological applications. ] ] (More)
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errors in forecasting the forward speed of the hurricane can affect
Weegy: The answer is The time available for evacuation User: HURREVAC is used to User: what is hurrevac User: if the tropical storm-force winds extends 150 nautical miles the hurricane is moving at 15 knots if it maintains forward speed how long before tropical storm-force winds begin to affect your community Weegy: eye of the storm is 450 n.m away and the storm force winds extend 150 n.m from the eye. so when the eye is 150 miles from yr community the outer fringes of storm force winds will be blowing over the community. [ i.e the eye has to travel forward 300 [ n.m. speed being 15 knots it would be 20 hours. ] User: what is a critical source of information about community resources, behavior and hazards that go into the hurricane sections of a community's emergency operations plan Weegy: . National Hurricane Center User: if a hurricane is on course for your community and it suddenly intensifies and gains forward speed what are the results Weegy: Decision arc shrinks User: who coordinates information requests between emergency managers and the national hurricane center Weegy: a. Hurricane Liaison Team User: if you wanted to get a sense of the forecaster's confidence in the models which product would you read Weegy: If I wanted to get a sense of the forecaster's confidence in the models, I would read Tropical cyclone forecast discussions. (More)
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