We thank Ron Stouffer and Lucas Harris of GFDL, Kerry Emanuel of MIT, and two anonymous reviewers for helpful comments on our work. We acknowledge PCMDI and the modeling groups contributing to the CMIP3 and CMIP5 model archives for generously making their model output available to the community. Funding support from the Willis Research Network for Hyeong-Seog Kim and Gabriele Villarini is gratefully acknowledged. We thank Isaac Ginis and Richard Yablonsky of the University of Rhode Island for assistance with the hurricane model ocean coupling components.
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