something began to change with the tropical system, and that was the forward speed of the storm, which went down to only 15 mph. Is it enough, though? But first, we shall talk about Charley's modest beginnings. During this time, Charley had winds of 105 mph, but it would get much stronger as it hit an apparent warm eddy, and rapidly strengthened in the Southeastern Gulf of Mexico. It had been quite a dormant summer in the Tropical Atlantic. The Atlantic coast was spared either as Daytona Beach the effects of Christianity on received some damage from the storm as well before it entered the water again in the Atlantic on early Saturday morning, August 14th. One would be called Bonnie, a tropical storm that proceeded Charley into the Florida coastline with winds of only 65 mph. "Previously, they used the strength of a hurricane to calculate storm surge." What started the discussion was that a Category 4 storm such as Charley was believed to produce a storm surge 15 to 20 feet high. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.
Hurricane Charley had been a modest storm system in the Western Atlantic, and really didn't become a serious threat until it reached the coast of Western Cuba with winds of 105 mph. In waters that can be very warm and quite conducive to rapid intensification as we saw with Hurricane Opal in 1995, Hurricane Iris in 2001, and, hurricanes Isidore and, lili in 2002, Charley rapidly deepened over the next thirteen hours or so as its pressure. "The biggest thing we've done is improve our infrastructure White said. Many who evacuated prior to the storm were stranded on the mainland, some for more than a week. Its mission is to educate those with disabilities, the elderly, municipal the Importance of Death Penalty officials and others on how to prepare for a disaster. Twenty-four hours later, Charley had become a hurricane, but only a minimal one at that with just 85 mph sustained winds. "They decided to de-couple them Farrell said. Just imagine if it had turned 10 miles sooner. Hurricanes 2004: An Overview of Their Characteristics and Coastal Change. Hide Caption, palmetto Mobile Home Park, 10 years later. Effects of Hurricane Charley in South Carolina. With seven named storms, four hurricanes, three major hurricanes, and two.