COMNENTS Tropical Cyclone Destructive Potential by Integrated Kinetic Energy —S . A . Hsu AND BRIAN W . BLANCHARD Coastal Studies Institute, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana sing the concept of integrated kinetic energy, Powell and Reinhold (2007a) proposed two Urankin g scales: one for wind destructive potential (W ) and the other for surge/waves (S ). To dp dp FIG . 2. Variatio n of S wit h respec t t o R . dp |g compute these ratings, they provided many statistical equations. As shown in Fig. 1, approximately 70% with the maximum significant wave height (H ), smax of the variation of W can be explained by a single such that (Hsu 2004) dp parameter V , th e maximu m sustained wind speed. ms Similarly, about 84% of the S variation is contrib- S oc H , (1) dp xma x smax v 7 uted by the radius of tropical storm R , as shown in lg Fig. 2. an d from the Shore Protection Manual (USACE The maximu m open-ocean surge along the storm 1984, 3-48) track induced by th e wind stress (SJ is related linearly H oc v JR~, (2) smax
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society – American Meteorological Society
Published: Oct 1, 2008
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