Tag: Hurricanes of 2012

  • Hurricane Nadine: An Erratic Category 1 Storm and Record-Breaking Survivor

    Hurricane Nadine: An Erratic Category 1 Storm and Record-Breaking Survivor

    This research article examines the meteorological characteristics and impacts of Hurricane Nadine, a noteworthy storm from the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season. Despite its modest Category 1 intensity, Nadine exhibited exceptional longevity, becoming the fourth-longest-lived hurricane on record. This article provides a detailed analysis of Nadine’s formation, track, and subsequent transformation into an extratropical cyclone. Additionally,…

  • Hurricane Michael: The Development, Impact, and Lessons Learned from the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season

    Hurricane Michael: The Development, Impact, and Lessons Learned from the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season

    This research article focuses on Hurricane Michael, a notable storm from the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season. Beginning as a shortwave disturbance, Hurricane Michael rapidly intensified and reached Category 3 hurricane strength, becoming the first major hurricane of the season. The storm initially formed as a well-defined low-pressure area on September 2, approximately 840 miles (1,350…

  • Hurricane Isaac: A Deadly and Destructive Tropical Cyclone of 2012

    Hurricane Isaac: A Deadly and Destructive Tropical Cyclone of 2012

    Hurricane Isaac, the ninth named storm and fourth hurricane of the 2012 hurricane season, made landfall in the U.S. state of Louisiana in August 2012. This research article focuses on the impact of Hurricane Isaac, from its origins as a tropical wave off the coast of Africa to its devastating landfall and aftermath in Louisiana.…