Miles B. Lawrence, Max Mayfield, and Edward N. Rappaport of the TPC/NHC contributed to this article. James Franklin of the TPC/NHC and two anonymous reviewers provided useful comments. The authors are grateful to Stephen R. Baig of the TPC for producing the track chart, to Jiann-Gwo Jiing of the TPC for producing the vertical time sections of winds, and to Joan David of the TPC for assistance with the figures. We also thank Christopher W. Landsea of the NOAA Hurricane Research Division (NOAA/HRD) for helpful comments, and for providing the sea surface temperature anomaly map, as well as Stanley B. Goldenberg and Steve Feuer of the NOAA/HRD for the wind shear anomaly map. Finally, we thank Chris Velden and Tim Olander from the Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin, for providing the satellite pictures.
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