The first author wishes to thank Jon Shefferly of the Bayview Yacht Club in Detroit, Michigan, for the opportunity to experience firsthand the wrath of Hurricane Huron aboard a 35-ft sailboat. This study and an earlier one of Hurricane Huron were motivated by the rapidity with which weather conditions can deteriorate over the Great Lakes in mid-September. This study was funded in part by NSF Grant ATM-9502009.
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