Eastern North Pacific Hurricane Season of 2004

Avila, Lixion A.; Pasch, Richard J.; Beven, John L.; Franklin, James L.; Lawrence, Miles B.; Stewart, Stacy R.
March 2006
Monthly Weather Review;Mar2006, Vol. 134 Issue 3, p1026
Academic Journal
The 2004 eastern North Pacific hurricane season is reviewed. It was a below-average season in terms of number of systems and landfalls. There were 12 named tropical cyclones, of which 8 became hurricanes. None of the tropical storms or hurricanes made landfall, and there were no reports of deaths or damage. A description of each cyclone is provided, and track and intensity forecasts for the season are evaluated.


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