storm center


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storm center

[′stȯrm ‚sen·tər]
(meteorology)
The area of lowest atmospheric pressure of a cyclone; this is a more general expression than eye of the storm, which refers only to the center of a well-developed tropical cyclone, in which there is a tendency of the skies to clear.
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The dataset is constructed from CS CPR intercepts of TCs within 1000 km of the storm center. For each CS overpass of a TC, an HDF-EOS file is created containing CS reflectivity, corresponding CS level-2 products, and derived model data from NOGAPS data (version 4.0) and ECMWF (Uppala et al.
This interaction, akin to what happens when winds in Earth's atmosphere strike a mountain, generates the faint white clouds to the right of the storm center, Beebe says.
Gary Kessler, project director for information security at the Vermont Information Technology Center, adds that vulnerabilities were also taken from data reported at DShield and Incidents.org (the former is a group that collects information from firewall logs sent by users; the latter, also known as the Incident Storm Center, analyzes those logs and additionally collects and analyzes intrusion detection logs; SANS helps fund both groups).
This circular outer wall of clouds formed at about a 70-mile radius from the storm center on Tuesday, Sept.