The Met Office and the ECMWF are warmly thanked for authorizing to analyze the data from their operational global models. The author is indebted to Jean-Marie Willemet, Rémy Lee-Ah-Siem, and Ghislain Faure for the development of the cyclone tracking algorithm and data homogenization. This article gained more clarity after the suggestions of two anonymous reviewers and after a careful proofreading by Marie-Dominique Leroux.
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