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Name: George
Status: other
Grade: other
Location: VA
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Date: 8/17/2005

What happens when two tropical cyclones come in close proximity to each other? Their winds would be opposing. What would the be the effect felt on the ground of these opposing winds?

The winds may not be opposing. There is a book titled "The Perfect Storm" which describes coalescence of two hurricanes to form a "super" storm that struck New England some years ago. What happens in any particular case would depend upon the details of how the storms interact, but I'd think there would be increased turbulence in any case which is bad for anything in the storm's path.

Vince Calder

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