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central pressure

[′sen·trəl ′presh·ər]
(meteorology)
At any given instant, the atmospheric pressure at the center of a high or low; the highest pressure in a high, the lowest pressure in a low.
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This is the lowest ever central pressure recorded of any Atlantic hurricane.
Then it calculates the wind-field for each storm using key parameters including landfall location, central pressure, radius of maximum winds, forward speed and track direction.
Arches of sand grains steer the pile's weight away from the center, producing the observed central pressure dip.
At landfall, the storm had a central pressure reading of 946 mb and estimated sustained winds of 80 mph, said Dr.
This infrastructure will add needed Central Pressure Zone (CPZ) water storage and facilitate the transfer of water between the City of Raleigh s 595 zone and the Town of Cary s central and southern pressure zones.
para]]The panel, convened by the North American Artery Society, concluded that analysis of the central pressure waveform provides a valuable complement to brachial blood pressure measurement.
At present the estimated central pressure of Cyclone is 990 'hpa' and the average sustained wind speed around is 100110 Knots up to 120 Knots.
Through installation of a central pressure boost facility, WPMP will maintain the volumes and pressure of crude oil delivered to the existing Tengiz crude oil processing plants.
We don't have any measurements of Haiyan's central pressure, but it may be close to the all-time record of 870 mb set by Super Typhoon Tip," (http://www.
Central pressure of Sandy at landfall in Atlantic City, N.
It now looks that the storm will not develop further; the central pressure has risen and convection has decreased.
The winds also tend to expand, meaning a broader area can be affected by winds at peak speeds somewhat below those in a pure hurricane with the same central pressure, Beatty said.

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