TITLE

Numerical Simulations of the Extratropical Transition of Floyd (1999): Structural Evolution and Responsible Mechanisms for the Heavy Rainfall over the Northeast United States

AUTHOR(S)
Colle, Brian A.
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Monthly Weather Review;Dec2003, Vol. 131 Issue 12, p2905
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the extratropical transition of Hurricane Floyd along the U.S. East Coast on September 16-17, 1999 using the fifth-generation Pennsylvania State University NCAR Mesoscale Model (MMS) down to 1.33-km horizontal grid spacing. Deep layer of deformation frontogenesis from the surface to 400 mb; Confluence between the southeasterlies to the northeast of Floyd at all levels and the inland northeasterlies and southwesterlies at low and midlevels.
ACCESSION #
12121718

 

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