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The sections below show: 1) details and statistics; 2) gust speed animation showing the track and instantaneous 3-second gusts at 3 hour intervals over a 72 hour period; 3) storm tracks showing the maximum in relative vorticity and minimum in MSLP, while labels on the maximum relative vorticity path indicate the start of that day; 4) raw footprint is described in Storm footprints; 5) uncontaminated raw footprint only includes gusts local to the storm (as described on Storm footprints); 6) observational footprint from MIDAS database; 7) recalibrated lower 95% bound is described in Recalibration of final storm footprints; 8) recalibrated mean is described in Recalibration of final storm footprints; 9) recalibrated upper 95% bound is described in Recalibration of final storm footprints; 10) raw models gusts versus observed gusts is described in Comparison of model footprints to station data; 11) recalibrated models gusts versus observed gusts showing the 95% bounds as error bars. Where data is available, links are provided under figure.
|Countries affected:||France, Germany and Switzerland|
|Storm duration:||21:00 23 December - 0:00 28 December 1999|
|Maximum 925 hPa wind speed over land from ERA Interim re-analysis (Umax):||36.72ms-1|
|Date Umax:||26 December 1999|
|Sft (rank of storm):||18.82e06 (30)|
|Maximum relative vorticity at 850hPa from ERA-Iterim reanalysis (ζmax):||6.43e-05s-1|
|Date of ζmax:||3:00 26 December 1999|
|Location of ζmax:||(4.3W, 48.9N)|
|Minimum mean sea level pressure from ERA-Interim reanalysis:||973.2hPa|
|Date of min MSLP:||9:00 26 December 1999|
|Location of min MSLP:||(5.1E, 49.7N)|
|Related links:||Wikipedia and BBC|
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