said by J E F F: said by Bob4: said by Oedipus:
Related: Any particular reason why "Hurricane Sandy" keeps getting referred to as "Super Storm Sandy?"
Because it became non-tropical and thus was no longer a hurricane before it made landfall. The distinction is important for people filing storm-related insurance claims.
Nope. Hurricanes (tropical cyclones) remain hurricanes (tropical cyclones) as long as the originated in the tropical oceans and maintain there hurricane like qualities.
no they become post-tropical
storms that originate outside of the triopics are classified "extra-tropical"--
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