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Bob Case
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Max Mayfield

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A general overview of the 1989 hurricane season is presented. Eleven named tropical cyclones were tracked, seven of which reached hurricane strength. Three hurricanes and a tropical storm struck the U.S. mainland. The large Cape Verde-type hurricanes dominated the season for the second consecutive year as Hugo raked the islands of the northeast Caribbean and devastated portions of the Carolinas making it the costliest hurricane ever.

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B. Max Mayfield

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Lixion A. Avila
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Max Mayfield

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The National Hurricane Center tracked 14 tropical storms, 10 of which became hurricanes, during the 1993 eastern North Pacific hurricane season. Four named tropical cyclones and one tropical depression made landfall in Mexico. A general overview of the 1993 hurricane season is presented.

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Richard J. Pasch
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Max Mayfield

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An account of the 1994 hurricane season in the eastern North Pacific Ocean is given. The numbers of hurricanes and tropical storms were near normal, but the activity tended to occur farther to the west in the basin than usual. Hurricane Rosa was the only system of the season to make landfall.

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Harold P. Gerrish
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Max Mayfield

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A summary of the 1988 season is presented. Included are season statistics, comparisons with activity in recent years, and tracks of tropical storms and hurricanes.

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Edward N. Rappaport
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Max Mayfield

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The 1991 eastern North Pacific hurricane season is summarized. The season comprised 16 tropical cyclones, consisting of 10 hurricanes, 4 tropical storms, and 2 tropical depressions.

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Max Mayfield
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Miles B. Lawrence

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The 1990 hurricane season is summarized, including accounts of individual storms. Fourteen tropical stormswere tracked of which eight became hurricanes. Only one storm, Marco, hit the United States.

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Miles B. Lawrence
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Britt Max Mayfield

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A series of satellite pictures is composited to illustrate that small-scale trochoidal motion of a hurricane is detectable by satellite.

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Max Mayfield
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Edward N. Rappaport

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The National Hurricane Center (a component of the Tropical Prediction Center) tracked nine tropical storms, five of which became hurricanes, during the 1996 eastern North Pacific hurricane season. Five tropical storms or hurricanes made landfall in Mexico. An overview of the 1996 hurricane season is presented.

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Max Mayfield
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Lixion Avila
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Edward N. Rappaport

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The 1992 hurricane season is summarized, including accounts of individual storms. Six tropical storms were tracked, of which four became hurricanes. In addition, one subtropical storm formed during the year. The season will be remembered most, however, for Hurricane Andrew. Although Andrew was the only hurricane to make landfall in the contiguous United States during 1992, it earned the distinction of becoming the most expensive natural disaster in United States history.

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