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Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Hurricane Watch M&A: Hurricanes Igor and Julia to Merge, Form Super-hurricane
From the National Hurricane Center:
The combined entity is expected to dominate their market:
The interactions can get pretty complex. One interesting possibility is the Fujiwara Effect where two storms move around a common pivot point:
Twin hurricanes Ione (left) and Kirsten (right) pinwheeling about the eastern Pacific during the
1974 Pacific hurricane season
during a Fujiwara interaction
In all probability Igor will probably just absorb Julia.
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