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jobycom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-21-05 09:16 AM
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24. There were four Cat 5s in two season in 1960-1.
Two each year. None hit land as a Cat 5, though. Neither did Katrina, and Rita isn't a 5 yet.
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  -From "tropical storm" to "category 4" in 24 hours? Freedomfried  Sep-21-05 08:53 AM   #0 
  - It's the new normal  DoYouEverWonder   Sep-21-05 08:54 AM   #1 
  - It hit warmer water and picked up quickly.  NaturalHigh   Sep-21-05 08:54 AM   #2 
  - Oklahoma, where the wind comes sweepin' down the plain  brainshrub   Sep-21-05 08:58 AM   #8 
     - Lots of wind...  NaturalHigh   Sep-21-05 09:00 AM   #10 
        - The lyrics to "Oklahoma" contradict you:  brainshrub   Sep-21-05 09:03 AM   #15 
           - I guess I never really thought of it that way.  NaturalHigh   Sep-21-05 09:06 AM   #17 
  - Extra warm gulf stream waters. Normal in the past? No. Now and  daninthemoon   Sep-21-05 08:55 AM   #3 
  - The Great Labor Day Hurricane back in 1935 went from TS to Cat 5  Zynx   Sep-21-05 08:55 AM   #4 
  - Global Warming.  benburch   Sep-21-05 08:55 AM   #5 
  - But there's no such thing as global warming!!!  marmar   Sep-21-05 08:56 AM   #6 
  - How about two VERY MAJOR huricaines in the same season too?  Veganistan   Sep-21-05 08:57 AM   #7 
  - There were four Cat 5s in two season in 1960-1.  jobycom   Sep-21-05 09:16 AM   #24 
     - But look at the tracks  Walt Starr   Sep-21-05 09:40 AM   #27 
  - New 90 Degree Gulf Temps; I think scientist may call it Global Warming  lonestarnot   Sep-21-05 08:59 AM   #9 
  - But republicans say it isn't global warming...  porphyrian   Sep-21-05 09:01 AM   #13 
  - Yup, Just goes to show how pissed off Mother Nature is at Bush  maine_raptor   Sep-21-05 09:00 AM   #11 
  - Possibility: It isn't really a category 4 storm.  brainshrub   Sep-21-05 09:01 AM   #12 
  - Well, they probably would if they could but there are too many  karlrschneider   Sep-21-05 09:04 AM   #16 
  - You can bet this is a Cat 4 storm. Look at the classic comma shape  Lochloosa   Sep-21-05 09:07 AM   #19 
  - I think it looks more like a fetus  Rude Horner   Sep-21-05 09:10 AM   #21 
  - It is storm inflation  Eagle_Eye   Sep-21-05 09:16 AM   #23 
  - That's the most ridiculous thing I've heard yet.  Zynx   Sep-21-05 09:33 AM   #26 
  - That's what I was thinking when the Recon planes had equipment  woodsprite   Sep-21-05 09:41 AM   #28 
     - There are TEN Recon planes.  barbaraann   Sep-21-05 11:03 AM   #30 
  - rather fucked ain't it  gasperc   Sep-21-05 09:02 AM   #14 
  - When the Gulf is superheated like it is right now it can happen  Bob3   Sep-21-05 09:06 AM   #18 
  - Yes, it has happened a number of times  WannaJumpMyScooter   Sep-21-05 09:09 AM   #20 
  - Here's the kicker, it hasn't even hit the warmest waters yet...  Walt Starr   Sep-21-05 09:14 AM   #22 
  - So does that mean this could become a tiger10 ... with 5 being the highest  lonestarnot   Sep-21-05 09:26 AM   #25 
  - the long-range implications of this trend could be devastating . . .  OneBlueSky   Sep-21-05 10:59 AM   #29 

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