26th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology

Session 11A: Tropical cyclone impacts and vulnerability

Wednesday, 5 May 2004: 3:45 PM-5:30 PM
Le Jardin Room (Deauville Beach Resort)
Chair:  Max Mayfield, NOAA/NWS/TPC/NHC
  3:45 PM
Wind speeds in a parking garage during a hurricane and use of a parking garage as an evacuation refuge of last resort
Thomas W. Schmidlin, Kent State University, Kent, OH; and B. Hammer, P. S. King, L. S. Miller, G. Thumann, and H. Wetherington

  4:00 PM
  4:15 PM
The business benefit of seasonal US landfalling hurricane forecasts from 1 August
Niklaus Hilti, Helvetia Patria Group, St. Gallen, Switzerland; and M. A. Saunders and B. Lloyd-Hughes

  4:30 PM
A New Method for Determining Tropical Cyclone Wind Forecast Probabilities
James M. Gross, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/TPC/NHC, Miami, FL; and M. DeMaria, J. A. Knaff, and C. R. Sampson

Hurricane Isabel Wind Field Reconstruction and Insured Loss Estimation

  5:00 PM
Enhancing the efficacy of hurricane advisories
Bernhard Lee Lindner, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC; and C. Cockcroft and S. Brueske

Poster PDF (49.6 kB)
A Numerical Study of Hurricane Erin (2001)