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The perfect storm - 1991

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Anne Galloway

on 8 January 2013

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Transcript of The perfect storm - 1991

The perfect storm Changes what has been learned from this summary works cited www.easybib.com why disaster? Hurricane Grace we need faster alerts as well as faster evacuation times By Anne Galloway If the weather is right any thing can happen contributing factors A Low Pressure System A High Pressure System extensive beach erosion occurred fast death tole is 13 we need to be more prepared stricter building codes for coastal states. take warnings more seriously build stronger structures how things were framed how roofs were attached what fasteners and adhesives were used. http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/perfect-storm-hits-north-atlantic http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurricane_Grace_(1991) http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/satellite/satelliteseye/cyclones/pfctstorm91/pfctstorm.html Hurricane grace forms from a pre-existing subtropical storm. Grace was a large system that was large swells or waves A vigorous cold front from the extra tropical low undercut and quickly destroyed graces low level circulation east of Bermuda Hurricane grace reached the peak of intensity and maximum sustained winds The low retrograded southward The pressure rose as it moved southward caused over 200 million dollars in damage
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