Fastest-mile wind speeds in Hurricane Alicia

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U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards, [Order from Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O.] , Washington, D.C
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StatementRichard D. Marshall.
SeriesNBS technical note -- 1197.
ContributionsUnited States. National Bureau of Standards.
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Fastest-mile wind speeds in Hurricane Alicia. [Richard D Marshall; United States. National Bureau of Standards.]. With wind speeds at miles per hour, Alicia destroyed 2, homes and apartments and damaged more t other residences.

: A closer look at Houston's biblical floods. By PM CDT, an intense squall hit with what appeared to be hurricane force winds, The wind was very strong, with heavy rain falling. The wind and rain had been steadily increasing since PM. Alicia was still around 60 miles south of Galveston, and forecasters were predicting further intensification.

Hurricane Alicia, Galveston and Houston, Texas, Augustprepared Rudolph P. Savage, National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Natural Disasters, National Science Foundation (U.S.), United States. National Technical Information Service Snippet view - Hurricane Alicia was a small but powerful tropical cyclone that caused significant destruction in the Greater Houston area of Southeast Texas in August Although Alicia was a relatively small hurricane, its track over the rapidly growing metropolitan area contributed to its $3 billion damage toll, making it the costliest Atlantic hurricane at the : $3 billion ( USD).

Wind speeds were recorded in Hurricane Frederic at sufficient number of stations to establish maximum ground level wind speed regimes in affected communities.

The established wind speeds are fastest‐mile wind speeds at 10 m height in flat, open terrain. Thus, established values are similar in character to those employed in building codes. Of course, it didn't matter too much since we were in the actual EYE of the hurricane. The wind speeds ended up being approximately MPH to MPH in.

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doi: / Marshall, R. Fastest-Mile Wind Speeds in Hurricane Alicia. National Bureau of Standards Technical Note. Wind, waves & weather forecast Tarifa/Hurricane / Andalusia, Spain for kitesurfing, windsurfing, surfing & sailing. 32 years ago: Hurricane Alicia cleanup begins Aug On this day, the deadly category three Hurricane Alicia had dissipated, Clocking wind speeds Author: Carolina Gonzales.

This paper describes the performance of buildings and other constructed facilities in the Houston‐Galveston area during Hurricane Alicia on Aug Records obtained from 17 anemometer sites in the Houston‐Galveston area provide estimates of the fastest mile speed at 10 m above ground in open rrain.

Wind barb orientation shows wind direction, end of bard represents speed with 5 m s −1 for a full slash, m s −1 for half a slash, 25 m s −1 for a triangle.

(b) Post-storm analysis of Fran created by merging separate land and marine exposure wind analyses, and overlaying on National Weather Service WSR 88D radar reflectivity Cited by: During Hurricane Alicia and Typhoon York, design wind speeds were not exceeded yet damage to building cladding remained excessive and costly.

During Hurricane Andrew peak fastest mile wind speeds were estimated at mph (60 m/s) in the Miami area while ASCE designated a fastest mile design wind speed of mph (49 m/s) in this region[5,9].

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Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 26 () Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam -- Printed in The Netherlands RESPONSE OF THE ALLIED BANK PLAZA TOWER DURING HURRICANE ALICIA () MARK D. POWELL National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Hurricane Research Division, Miami, FL (U.S.A.) PETER N.

GEORGIOU Boundary Layer Wind Cited by: 3. Hurricane Wind Speeds in the United States. A Monte Carlo simulation technique is used to obtain estimates of hurricane wind speeds along the Gulf and East Coasts of the United States. The paper describes the sources of data, the probabilistic models for climatological characteristics of hurricanes, and the physical models for the hurricane wind speed field used in the by:   This hurricane season, I want to focus on the risks of water vs.

wind. The Saffier Simpson Scale that we use to determine the category of hurricanes is based on wind speed Author: Tom Sorrells. Top 5 hurricanes by wind speed Hurricane Patricia batters Mexico's Pacific coast here and enters the record books with mph winds. How strong were its predecessors.

The highest recorded wind speed for a tornado is mph +/ recorded in the Moore, Oklahoma F5 tornado of May 3, The highest wind recorded in a hurricane was about mph in Hurricane.

That's hard to say. Many hurricanes have very low pressure, like Hurricane Mitch which rattled the Caribbean. If you're looking for strongest wind speeds, that would most likely be the Great.

Hurricane Isaac may be nature's candidate for top wind in America right now, but Isaac's gusts don't touch U.S. record wind speeds. Washington in Author: Tim Wall. Hurricane Wind Speed Probability 0 12 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 hours Loop: knot Wind Speed Probability 0 12 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 hours Loop: 5 About this product: Note: The time of the tropical cyclone's center location at the bottom of the graphic will be 3 hours earlier than the time of the current.

Wind speeds increase with height, so if you’re in a high-rise apartment, you’re going to feel the hurricane’s effects at home. Some tips for countering your swaying apartment. This section contains data sets of simulated 1-minute hurricane wind speeds at 10m above ground in open terrain near the coastline.

For details, see M. Batts, E. Simiu and L. Russell (), "Hurricane Wind Speeds in the United States," Journal of. Source: NASA [Public Domain] This storm was first identified as a tropical depression off the coast of the Philippines in early September Within three days, the storm formed a mile wide eye and was upgraded to a category 5 hurricane before making landfall on the Chinese coast.

The storm caused $ billion total across the Philippines and China. TZ. The video above shows the damage that wind speed in a hurricane can cause, depending on the storm’s category.

With Hurricane .A hurricane, of course, brings high winds. Wind speeds of 70 to mph are common, and much higher speeds have been recorded.

InHurricane Michael had the strongest sustained winds ( mph) of any hurricane to hit the U.S. when it battered Florida. What may be less understood is the force created by such winds.

When wind speed doubles.