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Paul J. Hebert

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A general summary of the 1979 hurricane season is presented. Included are highlights of the season, comparisons of activity in recent years with long-term averages, and comment on large-scale atmospheric features which prevailed during the season and their impact on storm tracks. Finally, there are accounts of individual storms, which give meteorological details and the influence of synoptic features on their tracks and intensity.

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Neil L. Frank and Gilbert Clark

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The 1979 hurricane season produced 85 “tropical system” of which 27 acquired the closed circulation of a depression 52 of these originated over the African Continent. African seedlings initiated 7 of the 8 named Atlantic storm and 7 of the 10 East Pacific storms.

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Neil L. Frank and Gilbert Clark

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The 1978 hurricane season produced 98 "tropical systems", of which 33 acquired the closed circulation of a depression. Over half of these 65 originated over the African Continent. African seedlings initiated 6 of the 11 named Atlantic storms, and 13 of the 18 east Pacific storms.

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Miles B. Lawrence

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A summary of the 1978 Atlantic hurricane season is presented including detailed accounts of individual storms. There were 11 named storms this year of which five reached hurricane force. Three storms made landfall along the Gulf of Mexico coastline, two in the United States and the other in Mexico. Hurricane Greta affected portions of Central America.

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Miles B. Lawrence

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A summary of the 1977 Atlantic hurricane season is presented along with detailed accounts of individual storms.

This season was a rather inactive one, with fewer storms than normal. Anita was an intense hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico, but made landfall along a sparsely populated section of the Mexican coast. Babe was the only named storm to cross the United States coastline this year.

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Neil L. Frank and Gilbert Clark

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The 1977 hurricane season produced 105 “tropical systems”, of which 19 acquired the closed circulation of a depression. Over half of these (69) originated over the African Continent. African seedlings initiated four of the six named Atlantic storms, and all but one of the eight east Pacific storms.

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Neil L. Frank and Gilbert Clark

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The 1976 hurricane mason produced 111 “tropical systems”, of which 23 acquired the closed circulation of a depression. Over half of these (68) originated over the African Continent. These are the most African systems observed since our annual summary began in 1968. African seedlings initiated four of the eight named Atlantic storms, and all but one of the fourteen East Pacific storms.

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Miles B. Lawrence

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A summary of the 1976 Atlantic hurricane season is presented along with detailed accounts of individual storms.

Interesting aspects of the 1976 season include the absence of any named storms in either the Gulf of Mexico or Caribbean Sea. Two storms in the central north Atlantic recurved toward the cast at unusually low latitudes. Hurricane Belle struck Long Island after weakening dramatically during the 24 h period prior to landfall.

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Paul J. Hebert

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A seasonal summary of the 1975 Atlantic hurricane season is followed by accounts of the individual storms and hurriances.

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Neil L. Frank

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The 1975 hurricane season produced 113 “tropical systems”, of which 28 acquired the closed circulation of a depression. Over half of these (61) originated over the African Continent. This is the most African systems observed since our annual summary began in 1968. African seedlings initiated five of the eight named Atlantic storms and thirteen of the sixteen East Pacific storms.

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