2002 Cyclones: phase evolution

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Year
Date
Name
Continent/Ocean
Description/Example
Diag #1: -VTL Vs. B
Diag #2: -VTL Vs. -VTU
2002 2-8 February Tropical Cyclone Chris South Indian Classic TC in Australia that makes landfall and dissipates without extratropical transition. AVN:        Image Anim
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2002 10-18 July Tropical Storm Arthur North Atlantic AVN:        Image Anim
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2002 4-10 August Tropical Storm Bertha North Atlantic AVN:        Image Anim
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2002 3-13 July Super Typhoon Chataan Western Pacific Case of extratropical transition of a strong tropical cyclone in the western Pacific. First half of TC lifecycle missing (27 June - 2 July). AVN:        Image Anim
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2002 4-10 August Tropical Storm Cristobal North Atlantic AVN:        Image Anim
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2002 29 August-
5 September
Tropical Storm Dolly North Atlantic AVN:        Image Anim
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2002 18-27 July Hurricane Douglas Eastern Pacific Typical case of TC development & decay over cool water. AVN:        Image Anim
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2002 1-6 September Tropical Storm Edouard North Atlantic AVN:        Image Anim
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2002 21-31 July Hurricane Elida Eastern Pacific Case of rapid tropical cyclone development (rapid intensifier), which ended with (rare for the EPAC) weak extratropical transition. AVN:        Image Anim
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2002 19-30 August Hurricane Fausto Eastern Pacific Typical tropical cyclone development & then decay over cold water. AVN:        Image Anim
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2002 4-8 September Tropical Storm Fay North Atlantic Short-lived tropical storm that makes landfall in TX and decays. AVN:        Image Anim
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2002 14-28 July Super Typhoon Fengshen Western Pacific Textbook case of deep warm core development associated with a category 5 tropical cyclone. Current TC record magnitude of -VTL & -VTU in four years of analyses (using NGP analyses here). AVN:        Image Anim
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2002 26 August-
2 September
Tropical Storm Genevieve Eastern Pacific Typical tropical cyclone development & then decay over cold water. AVN:        Image Anim
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2002 8-15 September Hurricane Gustav North Atlantic Subtropical to tropical to extratropical cyclone. AVN:        Image Anim
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2002 7-24 July Super Typhoon Halong Western Pacific Case of extratropical transition of a strong tropical cyclone in the western Pacific. AVN:        Image Anim
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2002 11-18 September Tropical Storm Hanna North Atlantic Weak tropical storm that barely survives over land and then undergoes extratropical transition before being absorbed by a frontal system offshore. AVN:        Image Anim
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2002 28 August-
9 September
Hurricane Hernan Eastern Pacific Typical tropical cyclone development & then decay over cold water. AVN:        Image Anim
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2002 26 September-
4 October
Super Typhoon Higos Western Pacific Case of extratropical transition of a strong tropical cyclone in the western Pacific. AVN:        Image Anim
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2002 16 September-
3 October
Hurricane Isidore North Atlantic Strong tropical cyclone that weakens greatly before undergoing extratropical transition over the Eastern U.S., and then evolves into a strong warm-seclusion extratropical cyclone south of Greenland, before converting back to weak cold-core and occluding. AVN:        Image Anim
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2002 16-20 September Tropical Storm Josephine North Atlantic NOGAPS: Image Anim
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2002 20 September-
17 October
Hurricane Kyle North Atlantic Subtropical to tropical storm transition with a long history. Ultimately undergoes extatropical transition. AVN: Image Anim
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2002 21 September-
4 October
Hurricane Lili North Atlantic Strong tropical cyclone that weakens greatly before making landfall, dissipating, and being absorbed by an extratropical cyclone. AVN:        Image Anim
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2002 9-25 August Super Typhoon Phanfone Western Pacific Case of extratropical transition of a strong tropical cyclone in the western Pacific. AVN:        Image Anim
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