from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The degree or amount that something, such as an archery bow, curves back or in another direction.
- noun A change in direction of a tropical cyclone, usually toward a pole and eastward.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
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The track guidance, while remarkably consistent over the last couple of days given the characteristic uncertainty involved with forecasting a tropical cyclone's recurvature into the westerlies, continues to advertise a near miss.
In this case, instead of a northward turn over the Central Atlantic, the recurvature could take place at a longitude much closer to home.
Getting to close to the U.S. but notice the recurvature here.
They all show that recurvature but there has been a slight shift to the west and that is reflected in the National Hurricane Center track.
National Hurricane Center's forecast for this brings it farther to the west and then eventually a recurvature into what's called the subtropical ridge, a little bit of weakness there.
It is still scheduled to go inland, almost to Tampa and then make that recurvature.
Then the recurvature begins across southern Georgia.