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2 edition of Hurricane Hugo assessment found in the catalog.

Hurricane Hugo assessment

Post, Buckley, Schuh & Jernigan.

Hurricane Hugo assessment

review of hurricane evacuation studies utilization and information dissemination.

by Post, Buckley, Schuh & Jernigan.

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Published by Post, Buckley, Schuh and Jernigan in Tallahassee, Fl .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hurricane Hugo, 1989,
  • Hurricanes

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC945 .P77 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (loose-leaf) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24036463M
    LC Control Number2009437788

    Hurricane Hugo Assessment: Review of Hurricane Evacuation Studies Utilization and Information Dissemination ( MB PDF) Summary: Before Hurricane Hugo, comprehensive hurricane evacuation studies had been completed for South Carolina and North Carolina, and a study for Georgia neared completion. Since Hugo directly affected areas where previous. In late September of , South Carolina was a sleepy southern state drowsing complacently in the late summer heat. No one was ready for what would happen the night of Septem when the most destructive hurricane of the twentieth century slammed ashore, packing winds of over mph, pushing a foot tidal surge, and leaving behind it a trail of death and devastation hundreds of miles wide/5(5).

    @article{osti_, title = {Hurricane Hugo and its meteorological effects on the Savannah River Site}, author = {Parker, M J}, abstractNote = {During its nine day existence, Hurricane Hugo tracked thousands of miles, caused millions of dollars in property damage, and took many lives. Puerto Rico, Guadeloupe, the Virgin Islands, and South Carolina took the brunt of the storm.   Infrared image: Hugo near peak intensity, Septem (K TIF) NOAA P-3 radar image: Hugo near peak intensity, Septem (K GIF) NOAA P-3 radar image: Hugo over the northeast Caribbean, Septem (46K GIF) Last-light visible image: Hugo approaching South Carolina, Septem (36K JPEG) Infrared image: Hugo making landfall, Septem

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Hurricane Hugo was a powerful Cape Verde hurricane that caused widespread damage and loss of life in Guadeloupe, Saint Croix, St. Thomas, Puerto Rico, and the Southeast United formed over the eastern Hurricane Hugo assessment book near the Cape Verde Islands on September 9, Hugo moved thousands of miles across the Atlantic, rapidly strengthening to briefly attain Category 5 hurricane strength on its Highest winds: 1-minute sustained: mph ( km/h).

''I always thought of wind as something you can hear and feel,'' Kenneth Allen said today as he looked from his doorstep at the remains of this devastated Caribbean island, hard Author: John Kifner. Remembering Hurricane Hugo: An Interview with Charleston Mayor Joe Riley. Q.1 What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think about the upcoming 20th anniversary of Hurricane Hugo.

Hurricane Hugo was a life-changing event and an enormous learning period. We found. The importance of acquiring historical shoreline change and Dr.

Stephen P. Leatherman, a member of this committee and the author of this appendix, is also a member of the National Research Council's Hurricane Hugo Post-Storm Assessment Team. Hurricane Hugo was one of the costliest and most intense hurricanes ever to hit the United States, let alone the Carolinas.

It slammed into Charleston as a Category Four hurricane and punched through all the way to Charlotte where it hammered even that inland city with 85 mph winds. Trees were uprooted, houses were crushed, and lives were lost.

Hurricane Hugo over the open Atlantic Hurricane Hugo was one the strongest and costliest hurricanes to affect the United States and Caribbean.

It was first identified as a group of thunderstorms near the west coast of Africa on September 9th, Although the worst of Hugo affected one of the more sparsely populated reaches of the South Carolina coast, it was necessary for residents in a much larger area to assess and respond to the threat.

Forecast information provided by the NHC was good during most of the crucial response period, making. The hurricane season had a total of 11 named tropical cyclones of which 7 attained hurricane strength. Hurricane Hugo, a Category 4 hurricane at landfall, was a classic Cape Verde-type hurricane that devastated the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and South and North Carolina.

Developing from a cluster of thunderstorms off the coast of Africa on September 9,Hugo steadily intensified. 4th Grade Lesson Plan: Hurricanes Introduction Kids find weather fascinating. Big storms, snow days and wind enough to Assessment Not every activity is planned to be graded.

The assessment section at Hurricane Hugo, a very large storm that hit land in In this image, it has already movedFile Size: 2MB. I don’t remember what it was like to work in emergency management prior to Hurricane Hugo.

In a strange way, it was the beginning for us and an experience we still remember today. At 6 a.m. on SeptemHurricane Hugo was heading for Charleston County and the evacuation order was in full effect. The Charleston County Emergency Operations Center, located in a small.

affected by Hurricane Hugo. It also provides estimates of the losses of softwood and hardwood timber volumes. Additional data on damage are in appendix C. More Than Million Acres Damaged The reinventory indicates that million acres, or two-thirds of the million acres of timberland in the 23 counties, were damaged by Hurricane Hugo ( by:   The Weather Channel senior hurricane specialist Bryan Norcross reports that in Hurricane Hugo hit the South Carolina Coast hard.

Disaster mitigation and recovery: a study of Hurricane Hugo’s effect on South Carolina. View/ Open. ROPER-THESISpdf (Mb) Date Author. Roper, Vance Andrew Lewis. Share Facebook Twitter LinkedIn.

Metadata Show full item record. : Vance Andrew Lewis Roper. Hurricane Hugo and the Grand Strand Hardcover – January 1, by Cynthia Struby (Editor) out of 5 stars 4 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and 5/5(4). Weather Underground provides tracking maps, 5-day forecasts, computer models, satellite imagery and detailed storm statistics for tracking and forecasting Major Hurricane Hugo Tracker.

hurricane, tropical cyclone in which winds attain speeds greater than 74 mi ( km) per hr. Wind speeds gust over mi ( km) per hr in some hurricanes. The term is often restricted to those storms occurring over the N Atlantic Ocean; the identical phenomenon occurring over the W Pacific Ocean is called a typhoon; around Australia and over the Indian Ocean, a tropical cyclone.

Hurricane Hugo was a powerful Category 5 hurricane that struck Guadeloupe, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, St. Croix, South Carolina and North Carolina in September of the Atlantic hurricane season, killing 82 people and leavingthe time, Hurricane Hugo left the most damage for a hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean, although other storms have since caused more ated: Septem Prepared by the Hurricane Katrina Assessment Ports, Harbors, and Marine Team of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of ASCE.

This report assesses the impact of Hurricane Katrina upon coastal, port, harbor, and marine infrastructure, including levees, in the states of. Hurricane Hugo, which made landfall near Charleston, South Carolina as a major hurricane, struck the Southeastern United States on Septem The devastation was widespread.

but the U.S. was not the only nation to experience the lashes of Hurricane Hugo. Hurricane Hugo was a destructive Category 5 hurricane that struck Guadeloupe, Montserrat, St.

Croix, Puerto Rico, South Carolina. Hurricane Hugo was a destructive Category 5 hurricane that struck Puerto Rico, St. Croix, South Carolina and North Carolina in September of the Atlantic hurricane season, killing at least.

Hurricane Hugo in the British Virgin Islands. Note: This presentation was based upon a post Hurricane Hugo Assessment, focussing on Sustainable Development, prepared by Lynette Atwell for PAHO in December, The study was required: Carry out a Post Hurricane Assessment in the BVI focussing on sustainable development issues.

Out at sea, the winds of Hurricane Hugo roared at mph. At that time, Hugo was classified as a category 5 storm. It moved from the Caribbean to the U.S wreaking havoc along the way. Once ashore it became a category 4.

Hurricane force winds of up to mph extended miles northeast and 50 miles south. Hurricane Hugo struck Charleston, SC on SeptemberAt the time it caused more damage than any other natural disaster in US history (that would later be .