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Tropical Depression Eleven – Day 2

Tropical Depression ElevenPosition: 12.4N 44.2W [10AM CDT 1500 UTC].
Movement: West [280°] near 14 mph [22 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 45 mph [ 70 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1007 mb.

Currently about 1320 miles [2125 km] East-Southeast of the Northern Leeward Islands.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

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August 12, 2020   No Comments

Tropical Depression Eleven

Tropical Depression ElevenPosition: 11.7N 40.0W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [280°] near 14 mph [22 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 45 mph [ 70 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1008 mb ↑.

Currently about 1205 miles [1940 km] West of the Cabo Verde Islands.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

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August 11, 2020   No Comments

Great (NOT!)

According to NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center August update an ‘extremely active’ hurricane season is possible for the Atlantic Basin:

The updated outlook calls for 19-25 named storms (winds of 39 mph or greater), of which 7-11 will become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or greater), including 3-6 major hurricanes (winds of 111 mph or greater). This update covers the entire six-month hurricane season, which ends Nov. 30, and includes the nine named storms to date.

If it goes to 25, they will fill in with Greek letters. There are only 21 names on the standard list with no names for the letters: Q,U,X,Y, or Z. After Wilfred will be Alpha, Beta, Gamma, and Delta. In 2005 there were 27 names storms that went from Arlene to Zeta and included Katrina.

August 7, 2020   No Comments

Post-Tropical Cyclone Isaias – Day 9

Post-Tropical Cyclone IsaiasPosition: 47.5N 71.8W [ 4AM CDT 0900 UTC].
Movement: North-Northeast [015°] near 28 mph [44 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 140 miles [220 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1000 mb.

Currently about 55 miles [ 90 km] North-Northwest of Quebec City, Quebec.

This is the last public advisory issued by the National Hurricane
Center on this system. Additional information on the post-tropical
cyclone can be found in products issued by the Canadian Hurricane Centre

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

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August 5, 2020   No Comments

Post-Tropical Cyclone Isaias – Day 8

Post-Tropical Cyclone IsaiasPosition: 45.3N 72.5W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North-Northeast [020°] near 38 mph [61 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 45 mph [ 75 kph].
Wind Gusts: 55 mph [ 90 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 175 miles [280 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1000 mb ↑.

Currently about 45 miles [ 70 km] East-Southeast of Montreal, Quebec.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Merrimack River, Massachusetts to Stonington, Maine.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

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August 4, 2020   No Comments

Hurricane Isaias – Day 7

Hurricane IsaiasPosition: 33.8N 78.5W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North-Northeast [020°] near 22 mph [35 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 85 mph [135 kph].
Wind Gusts: 100 mph [160 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 125 miles [205 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 25 miles [ 35 km].
Minimum central pressure: 988 mb.

Currently about 25 miles [ 40 km] East-Northeast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for South Santee River, South Carolina to Surf City, North Carolina.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for north of Surf City, North Carolina to Eastport, Maine; including Pamlico, Albemarle Sound, Chesapeake Bay, Tidal Potomac River, Delaware Bay, Long Island, Long Island Sound, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket, and Block Island.

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect South Santee River, South Carolina to Cape Fear, North Carolina including Pamlico, Albemarle Sounds, and the Neuse and Pamlico Rivers; Ocracoke Inlet North Carolina to the North Carolina/Virginia border.

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for Cape Fear to Ocracoke Inlet, North Carolina.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

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August 3, 2020   No Comments

Tropical Storm Isaias – Day 6

Tropical Storm IsaiasPosition: 28.5N 79.8W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North-Northwest [345°] near 9 mph [15 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 70 mph [110 kph].
Wind Gusts: 80 mph [130 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 115 miles [185 km].
Minimum central pressure: 995 mb ↑.

Currently about 50 miles [ 80 km] East of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Sebastian Inlet, Florida to Fenwick Island, Delaware including Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds and Chesapeake Bay southward from Smith Point.

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for Edisto Beach, South Carolina to Cape Fear, North Carolina.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the South Santee River, South Carolina to Surf City, North Carolina.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Fenwick Island, Delaware to Watch Hill Rhode Island including Pamlico, Albemarle Sound, Chesapeake Bay north of Smith Point, Tidal Potomac River, Delaware Bay, Long Island and Long Island Sound.

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for Cape Fear to Duck, North Carolina including Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

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August 2, 2020   8 Comments

Tropical Storm Isaias – Day 5

Tropical Storm IsaiasPosition: 25.5N 79.1W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [310°] near 9 mph [15 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 70 mph [110 kph].
Wind Gusts: 85 mph [135 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 115 miles [185 km].
Minimum central pressure: 995 mb ↑.

Currently about 80 miles [ 130 km] East-Southeast of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the Northwestern Bahamas including Berry Islands, Grand Bahamas Island, and Bimini; the east coast of Florida from Boca Raton to the Volusia/Flagler County Line.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the east coast of Florida from north of Ocean Reef to south of Boca Raton including Lake Okeechobee and from Flagler/Volusia County Line to Ponte Vedra Beach.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for north of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida to South Santee River, South Carolina.

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for the east coast of Florida from Jupiter Inlet to Ponte Vedre Beach.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

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August 1, 2020   No Comments

Remnant Ten – Day 2

Remnant TenPosition: 19.5N 25.0W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [285°] near 16 mph [26 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 25 mph [ 35 kph].
Wind Gusts: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1009 mb.

Currently about 250 miles [ 405 km] North-Northwest of the Cabo Verde Islands.

This is the last public advisory issued by the National Hurricane
Center on this system.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

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August 1, 2020   No Comments

Tropical Depression Ten

Tropical Depression TenPosition: 17.1N 21.1W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [310°] near 14 mph [22 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1007 mb.

Currently about 205 miles [ 330 km] East-Northeast of the Cabo Verde Islands.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

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July 31, 2020   No Comments

Hurricane Isaias – Day 4

Hurricane IsaiasPosition: 23.3N 76.4W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [310°] near 15 mph [24 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 80 mph [130 kph].
Wind Gusts: 90 mph [145 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 175 miles [280 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 35 miles [ 55 km].
Minimum central pressure: 987 mb.

Currently about 135 miles [ 215 km] South-Southeast of Nassau.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the Northwestern Bahamas including Andros Island, New Providence, Eleuthera, Abacos Islands, Berry Islands, Grand Bahamas Island, and Bimini; the Central Bahamas, including Cat Island, the Exumas, Long Island, Rum Cay, and San Salvador; and the east coast of Florida from Boca Raton to the Volusia/Brevard County Line.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the east coast of Florida from north of Ocean Reef to south of Boca Raton including Lake Okeechobee.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the east coast of Florida from south of Boca Raton to Hallendale Beach.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the east coast of Florida from Flagler/Volusia County Line to Ponte Vedra Beach.

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for the east coast of Florida from Jupiter Inlet to Ponte Vedre Beach.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

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July 31, 2020   No Comments

Tropical Storm Isaias – Day 3

Tropical Storm IsaiasPosition: 20.5N 71.9W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [310°] near 20 mph [31 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Wind Gusts: 70 mph [110 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 240 miles [390 km].
Minimum central pressure: 999 mb.

Currently about 95 miles [ 150 km] East-Southeast of Great Inagua Island.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the Northwestern Bahamas including Andros Island, New Providence, Eleuthera, Abacos Islands, Berry Islands, Grand Bahamas Island, and Bimini.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the Dominican Republic entire southern and northern coastlines; the North coast of Haiti from Le Mole St Nicholas eastward to the northern border with the Dominican Republic; Turks & Caicos Islands; the Southeastern Bahamas including the Acklins, Crooked Island, Long Cay, the Inaguas, Mayaguana, and the Ragged Islands; and the Central Bahamas, including Cat Island, the Exumas, Long Island, Rum Cay, and San Salvador.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the East coast of Florida from Ocean Reef to Sebastian Inlet.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

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July 30, 2020   No Comments

Tropical Storm Isaias – Day 2

Tropical Storm IsaiasPosition: 15.8N 67.0W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [285°] near 20 mph [31 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 50 mph [ 85 kph].
Wind Gusts: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 345 miles [555 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1004 mb.

Currently about 150 miles [ 250 km] South of Ponce, Puerto Rico.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Puerto Rico, Vieques, & Culebra; U.S. Virgin Islands; British Virgin Islands; St. Martin & St. Barthelemy; Saba & St. Eustatius; St. Maartin; the Dominican Republic entire southern and northern coastlines; the North coast of Haiti from Le Mole St Nicholas eastward to the northern border with the Dominican Republic; Turks & Caicos Islands; the Southeastern Bahamas including the Acklins, Crooked Island, Long Cay, the Inaguas, Mayaguana, and the Ragged Islands; and the Central Bahamas, including Cat Island, the Exumas, Long Island, Rum Cay, and San Salvador.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the Northwestern Bahamas including Andros Island, New Providence, Eleuthera, Abacos Islands, Berry Islands, Grand Bahamas Island, and Bimini.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

[For the latest information click on the storm symbol, or go to the CATEGORIES drop-down box below the CALENDAR and select “Hurricanes” for all of the posts related to storms on this site.]

July 29, 2020   No Comments

Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine

Potential Tropical Cyclone NinePosition: 14.6N 59.4W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [295°] near 25 mph [41 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 230 miles [370 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1007 mb.

Currently about 340 miles [ 545 km] Southeast of the Leeward Islands.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Puerto Rico, Vieques, & Culebra; U.S. Virgin Islands; British Virgin Islands; Antigua, Barbuda, Montserrat, St. Kitts, & Nevis; Guadeloupe, Martinique, & St. Martin; Saba & St. Eustatius; St. Maartin; Dominica; and the Dominican Republic from Cabo Caucedo northward along the northern coast to the Dominican Republic/Haiti border.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the Dominican Republic from the southern Haiti border eastward to Punta Caucedo; the Turks & Caicos Islands.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

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July 28, 2020   No Comments