GLY 1880 Topic 22

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North of 40 degrees latitude and south of 35 degrees latitude there is a deficit of incoming short wave radiation relative to outgoing infrared radiation
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true
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the strongest winds of a hurricane occur
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in the eye wall
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The Atlantic hurricane season is from
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May 15 – November 30
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Which of the following determines the height of the storm surge
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all of these
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What percentage of the U.S. population lives in coastal counties?
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almost 40
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the minimum sustained winds in a hurricane are
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74 mph
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major hurricanes are what categories in the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale?
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3-5
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Inland flooding along the path of land-falling hurricane is greater with a fast moving system than with a slow moving one
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false
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the deadliest hurricanes/cyclones in history were in this basin
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Indian Ocean
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Atlantic hurricane names are all male names
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false

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