Hurricane Glossary of Terms

Glossary of NHC Terms

By the National Hurricane Center

Language: English

No. of terms:  50, hyperlinked

Description: Only a short glossary, but good complement to the National Weather Service Glossary. No later than when Hurricane Irene was heading towards New York earlier this year, we needed to update our vocabulary.

Example Term:

Hurricane Season:
The portion of the year having a relatively high incidence of hurricanes. The hurricane season in the Atlantic, Caribbean, and Gulf of Mexico runs from June 1 to November 30. The hurricane season in the Eastern Pacific basin runs from May 15 to November 30. The hurricane season in the Central Pacific basin runs from June 1 to November 30.

More Weather  Dictionaries and Glossaries on DictionaryNet

Keywords: Meteorology, Weather, Hurricane, Storm

Quote asGlossary of NHC Terms – http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/aboutgloss.shtmlPublic domain.

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