[Ads-l] "subtropical" storm?

Barretts Mail mail.barretts at GMAIL.COM
Mon May 28 18:41:12 EDT 2018


Most of Florida is subtropical (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subtropics <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subtropics>, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_of_Florida <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_of_Florida>), so shouldn’t it be a subtropical storm? BB

> On 28 May 2018, at 15:34, James A. Landau <JJJRLandau at NETSCAPE.COM> wrote:
> 
> https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/05/28/614988805/subtropical-storm-alberto-closes-in-on-florida-warnings-of-floods-tornadoes
> 
> refers to "subtropical storm Alberto".
> 
> What is a subtropical storm, as opposed to a tropical storm?
> 
> - Jim Landau


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