Talk:Hurricane Bob

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NOAA[edit]

Apologies to poster from IP address 141.155.145.33, but I've gotten lots of information from a NOAA. - Ta bu shi da yu 08:31, 14 Aug 2004 (UTC)

Todo[edit]

Lots of info here. The impact section needs better structuring, and the intro isn't long enough. Jdorje 21:15, 11 January 2006 (UTC)

Protection[edit]

This article desperately needs it. Just look at the history. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 71.245.76.111 (talk) 22:59, 15 April 2009 (UTC)

Protection is unnecessary at this point, as the levels of vandalism aren't exceptionally high. –Juliancolton | Talk 23:01, 15 April 2009 (UTC)
I just have too high standards then. Oh well. 71.245.76.111 (talk) 23:04, 15 April 2009 (UTC)

link for later[edit]

[1] Cyclonebiskit (talk) 16:37, 23 April 2010 (UTC)

New England and Canada[edit]

"In Vineyard Vines, electronic stores reported their best business sales in years, with supplies of D-batteries being cleaned off the shelves."

I'm guess that's meant to say Martha's Vineyard, but I didn't want to change it in case there is a place somewhere else in New England called that. The current link is to a clothing store that opened seven years after the storm. Sahasrahla (talk) 21:40, 28 August 2010 (UTC)

GA Review[edit]

This review is transcluded from Talk:Hurricane Bob/GA1. The edit link for this section can be used to add comments to the review.

Reviewer: Yellow Evan (talk · contribs · count) 23:07, 25 September 2011 (UTC)

  • Remove dab from top.YE Pacific Hurricane 23:07, 25 September 2011 (UTC)
    • Why? People might be looking for the Bob of 79 or 85. --♫ Hurricanehink (talk) 01:06, 26 September 2011 (UTC)
      • Didn't WPTC agree to not have dab's at the top of pages (and in the see also section instead)?YE Pacific Hurricane 04:29, 26 September 2011 (UTC)
        • That's only for storm articles with the year. The retired storms can certainly keep the dab. ♫ Hurricanehink (talk) 11:12, 26 September 2011 (UTC)
  • "Operationally the system was not declared a tropical depression until 0600 UTC on August 16 after a reconnaissance mission into the storm found a closed circulation and flight level winds of 37 mph (60 km/h).[2]" comma before the. YE Pacific Hurricane
  • "The storm slowly intensified as convection was displaced from the center of circulation; however, upper-level outflow was well-defined and intensification of the storm was expected as it tracked over the Gulf Stream.[4] " I'd link to atmospheric circulation inestead of eye (cyclone))
  • " By 0600 UTC, Hurricane Hunters recorded flight level winds of 140 mph (225 km/h), corresponding to surface winds of 115 mph (185 km/h). "link to Hurricane Hunters IMO. YE Pacific Hurricane 23:07, 25 September 2011 (UTC)
  • "Significantly cooler sea surface temperatures in the path of the hurricane resulted in weakening, leading to the eye becoming cloud-filled. Later on August 19, the western portion of the eyewall brushed the eastern tip of Long Island" how cool were the SSTs's? 25C? 26C?
  • Why does watches and warnings have it's own section? It is in any other TC ASFASIKOF? YE Pacific Hurricane
    • That was another editor's choice, and I believe it works well for Bob, due to the many upgrades/downgrades. I'm not sure what ASFASIKOF is... --♫ Hurricanehink (talk) 01:06, 26 September 2011 (UTC)
    • As Far as I know of.YE Pacific Hurricane
  • "In the Bay of Fundy, fishermen were urged to return to port in fears of large swells from Hurricane Bob.[20]" can this one-sentence paragraph be combined with anther due to its small size.YE Pacific Hurricane
    • I think it's fine on its own. It's not like it's its own section. It's only a mini-Canada paragraph. --♫ Hurricanehink (talk) 01:06, 26 September 2011 (UTC)
  • "Before Bob made landfall in New England, it passed directly over Block Island, Rhode Island." wtf is Block Island? Wikilink it please. YE Pacific Hurricane
    • Block Island is fuckin wikilinked biotch! (check lede) --♫ Hurricanehink (talk) 01:06, 26 September 2011 (UTC)
  • "was replaced with "Bill" in the 1997 season.[65]" How is this relavant to the article? YE Pacific Hurricane
    • Because the name was retired due to this storm. We always list what the replacement name is. --♫ Hurricanehink (talk) 01:06, 26 September 2011 (UTC)
      • What does that have to do with the storm though. I am trying to set a precedent for other articles. YE Pacific Hurricane 04:29, 26 September 2011 (UTC)
        • Because this storm was retired and the name was replaced. That's all encyclopediac info. If you want to change stuff, you should propose it. ♫ Hurricanehink (talk) 11:12, 26 September 2011 (UTC)

Nice job finding so much impact! However, I am going to leave this article on hold for now. YE Pacific Hurricane 23:07, 25 September 2011 (UTC)

File:Hurricane Bob 19 aug 1991 1226Z.jpg to appear as POTD[edit]

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Hurricane Bob

Hurricane Bob, the first hurricane of the 1991 Atlantic hurricane season and the only one to make landfall on the contiguous United States, as it approaches New England. The Category 3 storm killed 17 people and caused $1.5 billion in damage.

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