New England Hurricane Setups

500mb Anomalies for SNE Hurricanes Since 1948
500mb Anomalies for SNE Hurricanes Since 1948 24 Hours Pre-Landfall
500mb Anomalies for SNE Hurricanes Since 1948 48 Hours Pre-Landfall
500mb Anomalies for SNE Hurricanes Since 1948 72 Hours Pre-Landfall

Hurricane Carol – August 31, 1954
Category 2 in Connecticut

Carol 500mb August 31, 1954
Carol 500mb August 30, 1954
Carol 500mb August 29, 1954
Carol 500mb Anomalies August 31, 1954
Carol 500mb Anomalies August 30, 1954
Carol 500mb Anomalies August 29, 1954

Hurricane Donna – September 12, 1960
Category 1 in Connecticut

Donna 500mb September 12, 1960
Donna 500mb September 11, 1960
Donna 500mb September 10, 1960
Donna 500mb Anomalies September 12, 1960
Donna 500mb Anomalies September 11, 1960
Donna 500mb Anomalies September 10, 1960


Hurricane Gloria – September 27, 1985
Category 1 Hurricane in Connecticut

Penn State E-Wall NARR

Gloria 500mb September 27, 1985
Gloria 500mb September 26, 1985
Gloria 500mb September 25, 1985
Gloria 500mb Anomalies September 27, 1985
Gloria 500mb Anomalies September 26, 1985
Gloria 500mb Anomalies September 25, 1985

Hurricane Bob – August 19, 1991
Category 1 in Connecticut

Penn State E-Wall NARR

Bob 500mb August 19, 1991
Bob 500mb August 18, 1991
Bob 500mb August 17, 1991
Bob 500mb Anomalies August 19, 1991
Bob 500mb Anomalies August 18, 1991
Bob 500mb Anomalies August 17, 1991

4 thoughts on “New England Hurricane Setups”

  1. One thing i notice is that in every hurricane except Carol there was an area of low pressure near the Hudson Bay, days before landfall, and there was also well established ridging in and around the Pacific Northwest in all cases except Carol. interesting………

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