Accession Number : AD0832944

Title :   ANNUAL TROPICAL STORM REPORT, 1967.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 28 Aug-1 Nov 67,

Corporate Author : FLEET WEATHER FACILITY JACKSONVILLE FL

Personal Author(s) : Zeigler, Lewis E.

Report Date : 15 APR 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 110

Abstract : This report is prepared annually in accordance with OPNAVINST 3140.17E to provide tropical storm data for the Western Atlantic. The material is presented in three parts. The first part consists of composite storm tracks, Navy Weather Reconnaissance tracks, fatality and storm damage summary, observational techniques and a summary of forecasts and aids used during the 1967 season. The second part includes a written summary of each named tropical cyclone, along with charts showing storm tracks, as determined by post analysis; aircraft fixes and forecast positions as promulgated by storm advisories. This part also shows maximum wind speed graphs and interesting satellite photographs of individual storms. The third part presents, by written summary, graphs and tables, the evaluation of forecasts and forecasting techniques used during the 1967 season. (Author)

Descriptors :   *HURRICANE TRACKING), (*WEATHER FORECASTING, TROPICAL CYCLONES), (*TROPICAL CYCLONES, DAMAGE ASSESSMENT, WEATHER STATIONS, METEOROLOGICAL SATELLITES, METEOROLOGICAL RADAR, BUOYS, AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE, NAVY, AIR FORCE, RAIN, CASUALTIES, WIND, FLOODS, TORNADOES, STATISTICAL DATA, ATLANTIC OCEAN, RADAR TRACKING.

Subject Categories : Meteorology
      Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment
      Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE