Atlantic Hurricane/Storm Summary

These still images shows plots of time vs. wind speed for each tropical storm/hurricane of the Atlantic Hurricane seasons. Horizontal lines indicate wind speed category thresholds. A line plot for each storm shows the storm's name and a marker at the peak wind speed.

The plot for the current year automatically updates every 2 hours during hurricane season.

Visualization Credits

Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Lead Animator
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio Storm wind speeds provided by NOAA's National Weather Service via UNISYS

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Data Used:
Hurricane/Tropical Data 06/01/2006 through present (or end of last hurricane season)

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DLESE >> Atmospheric science
SVS >> Hurricane
DLESE >> Natural hazards
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Atmospheric Phenomena >> Hurricanes
NASA Science >> Earth

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version