SkeetobiteWeather.com was the
first to bring you the diameter of the hurricane force and
tropical storm force winds on our 2004 maps. This
year, these wind fields have been improved to show the exact
dimensions of the forecast winds. While not as
visually appealing as the 2004 version, the 2005 version is
According to the National
Hurricane Center, an average of 75% of the total area of
these storms is located to the North and East of the center
of the storm. Looking at the image below, you notice
that most of this storm is offset to the upper right (North
East) from the center of the storm.
The addition of the wind fields
to our maps is important because when you view a close up
land fall map, users can easily identify the forecast
intensity of the sustained winds for a specific area.
Wind Gusts in these areas may be higher.
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to refine our maps and add new products regularly.