EVENTS DATABASE: SYNOPTIC WIND
Contains occurrences of strong synoptic (non-thunderstorm) winds in the mid-Atlantic region.
# Occurrences: 968
# Events: 74
Event Criteria: Consecutive Days
Occurrence Criteria: As classified by NCDC storm events database; all have wind speeds greater than 39 mph and occur from Oct-Mar.
Sources: NCDC Storm Events Database
Only one peak wind value per event (the maximum).
Only one damage value per event.
Interface designed by SJG for Pennsylvania State Climate Office; Summer 2005