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Sting-jet windstorms over the North Atlantic: Climatology and contribution to extreme wind risk

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Extratropical cyclones with damaging winds can have large socio-economic impacts when they make landfall. During the last decade, studies have identified a mesoscale transient jet, the sting jet, that descends from the tip of the hooked cloud head towards the top of the boundary layer in the dry intrusion region as a cause of strong surface winds, and especially gusts, in some cyclones. While many case studies have focused on the dynamics and characteristics of these jets, there have been few...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0791.1

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Oxford, SSD, SOGE, Geography
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Sting Jet Windstorms in Current and Future Climates
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American Meteorological Society Publisher's website
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Journal of Climate Journal website
Publication date:
2017-04-05
Acceptance date:
2017-04-03
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1520-0442
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pubs:690336
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uri:27d90a16-4bc7-4986-9333-27482f8638e8
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uuid:27d90a16-4bc7-4986-9333-27482f8638e8
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pubs:690336

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