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[Support #YYE-140433]: Hurricane categories are unreasonably high in ATCF Tropical Storm Data products [1133]



> >
> > How does the number compare to the category?  I tried to look on the
> > ATCF website, but they're a little busy right now.
> >
check here:
http://www.nrlmry.navy.mil/atcf_web/docs/database/new/abrdeck.html


Yuan
> 
> TY - Level of tc development:
> 0 DB - disturbance,
> 1 TD - tropical depression,
> 2 TS - tropical storm,
> 3 TY - typhoon,
> 4 ST - super typhoon,
> 5 TC - tropical cyclone,
> 6 HU - hurricane,
> 
> 
> Y
> > On 8/26/2011 3:34 PM, Unidata IDV Support wrote:
> > >> ----==== Inquiry ====----
> > >> 1133
> > >>
> > >> ----==== Summary ====----
> > >> Hurricane categories are unreasonably high in ATCF Tropical Storm Data 
> > >> products
> > >>
> > >> ----==== Request ====----
> > >> 2011-08-23 - Elise Garms
> > >> I found that most, if not all, hurricanes in the ATCF Tropical Storm 
> > >> text data are showing storm categories that are unreasonably high 
> > >> (6-12+).
> > >> 1. In main display: Tools, Text Data, ATCF Tropical Storm Data
> > >> 2. In Field Selector: Storm Track, Create Display.
> > >> 3. In Storm Track window: Select a hurricane (I looked at Irene), Load 
> > >> Tracks, Storm Chart
> > >> 4. Under Parameters, check Storm Category
> > >>
> > > In the ACTF date, the category is tropical cyclone category, not hurrican 
> > > category. Here is the list:
> > >
> > > TY - Level of tc development:
> > > DB - disturbance,
> > > TD - tropical depression,
> > > TS - tropical storm,
> > > TY - typhoon,
> > > ST - super typhoon,
> > > TC - tropical cyclone,
> > > HU - hurricane,
> > > SD - subtropical depression,
> > > SS - subtropical storm,
> > > EX - extratropical systems,
> > > IN - inland,
> > > DS - dissipating,
> > > LO - low,
> > > WV - tropical wave,
> > > ET - extrapolated,
> > > XX - unknown.
> > >
> > >
> > > So, cat 6 only means it is hurricane.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Yuan
> > >> In the case of Irene, the storm is showing up as a Cat 6 for 24 Aug 
> > >> 2011, when in reality it should be a Cat 2.
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> ################################################################################
> > >>
> > >> http://dcdbs.ssec.wisc.edu/inquiry-v/index.php?inquiry=1133
> > >>
> > >>
> > >
> > > Ticket Details
> > > ===================
> > > Ticket ID: YYE-140433
> > > Department: Support IDV
> > > Priority: Normal
> > > Status: Closed
> > >
> >
> >
> 


Ticket Details
===================
Ticket ID: YYE-140433
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed


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