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Tropical Depression Bertha

Tropical Depression BerthaPosition: 34.4N 80.3W [ 4:00PM CDT 2100 UTC].
Movement: North-Northwest [340°] near 15 mph [24 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 30 mph [ 45 kph].
Wind Gusts: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1008 mb ↑.

Currently about 55 miles [ 85 km] North-Northeast of Columbia, South Carolina.

At 10AM CDT landfall near Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.

At 1PM CDT all watches and warnings are cancelled.

This is the final NHC advisory on the system.

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

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May 27, 2020   Comments Off on Tropical Depression Bertha

Post-Tropical Cyclone Arthur – Day 4

Post-Tropical Cyclone ArthurPosition: 36.8N 68.5W [10:00AM CDT 1500 UTC].
Movement: East [100°] near 15 mph [24 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Wind Gusts: 70 mph [115 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 160 miles [260 km].
Minimum central pressure: 991 mb.

Currently about 400 miles [ 645 km] East-Northeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.

This is the final NHC advisory on Arthur.

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

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May 19, 2020   Comments Off on Post-Tropical Cyclone Arthur – Day 4

Tropical Storm Arthur – Day 3

Tropical Storm ArthurPosition: 36.4N 72.4W [10:00PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: East-Northeast [070°] near 15 mph [24 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Wind Gusts: 70 mph [115 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 115 miles [185 km].
Minimum central pressure: 991 mb ↓.

Currently about 190 miles [ 310 km] East-Northeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.

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

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May 18, 2020   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Arthur – Day 3

Tropical Storm Arthur – Day 2

Tropical Storm ArthurPosition: 32.4N 76.9W [10:00PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North-Northeast [020°] near 10 mph [17 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 45 mph [ 75 kph].
Wind Gusts: 55 mph [ 90 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 90 miles [150 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1003 mb ↓.

Currently about 210 miles [ 335 km] South-Southwest of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Surf City to Duck, North Carolina and the Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds.

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

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May 17, 2020   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Arthur – Day 2

Tropical Storm Arthur

Tropical Storm ArthurPosition: 29.4N 77.7W [10:00PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North-Northeast [030°] near 13 mph [20 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 80 miles [130 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1006 mb.

Currently about 190 miles [ 305 km] East-Northeast of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Surf City to Duck North Carolina and the Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds.

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

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May 16, 2020   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Arthur

It’s Over …

Officially until June 1, 2020, … for record keeping. The storms will show up when they feel like it. NOAA has its end of season summary. The bold numbers are the top sustained windspeed of the storms in miles per hour.

STS Andrea 20-21 May 40
H Barry 11-15 Jul 75 (category 1)
TD Three 22-23 Jul 35
TS Chantal 21-23 Aug 40
MH Dorian 24 Aug- 7 Sep 185 (category 5)
TS Erin 26-29 Aug 40
TS Fernand 3- 4 Sep 50
TS Gabrielle 3-10 Sep 60
MH Humberto 13-19 Sep 125 (category 3)
TS Imelda 17-19 Sep 40
H Jerry 17-25 Sep 105 (category 2)
TS Karen 22-27 Sep 45
MH Lorenzo 22 Sep- 2 Oct 160 (category 5)
TS Melissa 11-14 Oct 65
TD Fifteen 14-16 Oct 35
TS Nestor 18-19 Oct 60
TS Olga 25 Oct 40
H Pablo 25-28 Oct 80 (category 1)
STS Rebekah 30 Oct- 1 Nov 45
TS Sebastien 19-23 Nov 65

STS – Subtropical Storm
TD – Tropical Depression
TS – Tropical Storm
H – Hurricane
MH – Major Hurricane

November 30, 2019   Comments Off on It’s Over …

Post-Tropical Cyclone Sebastien – Day 6

Post-Tropical Cyclone SebastienPosition: 41.0N 28.9W [ 9:00PM CST 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northeast [055°] near 40 mph [65 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Wind Gusts: 70 mph [110 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 220 miles [350 km].
Minimum central pressure: 993 mb ↓.

Currently about 230 miles [ 370 km] West-Northwest of the Azores.

Sebastien has lost its tropical characteristics. This is the final NHC advisory.

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

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November 24, 2019   Comments Off on Post-Tropical Cyclone Sebastien – Day 6

Tropical Storm Sebastien – Day 5

Tropical Storm SebastienPosition: 34.4N 43.1W [ 9:00PM CST 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northeast [045°] near 31 mph [50 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 65 mph [100 kph].
Wind Gusts: 75 mph [120 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 90 miles [150 km].
Minimum central pressure: 994 mb ↓.

Currently about 930 miles [1495 km] West of the Azores.

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

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November 23, 2019   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Sebastien – Day 5

Tropical Storm Sebastien – Day 4

Tropical Storm SebastienPosition: 27.0N 52.2W [ 9:00PM CST 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northeast [055°] near 15 mph [24 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 65 mph [100 kph].
Wind Gusts: 75 mph [120 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 195 miles [315 km].
Minimum central pressure: 998 mb ↓.

Currently about 920 miles [1485 km] Northeast of the Northern Leeward Islands.

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

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November 22, 2019   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Sebastien – Day 4

Tropical Storm Sebastien – Day 3

Tropical Storm SebastienPosition: 24.7N 57.8W [ 9:00PM CST 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northeast [055°] near 18 mph [30 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Wind Gusts: 70 mph [110 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 160 miles [260 km].
Minimum central pressure: 999 mb ↑.

Currently about 565 miles [ 905 km] Northeast of the Northern Leeward Islands.

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

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November 21, 2019   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Sebastien – Day 3

Tropical Storm Sebastien – Day 2

Tropical Storm SebastienPosition: 22.2N 61.5W [ 9:00PM CST 0300 UTC].
Movement: North [010°] near 7 mph [11 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Wind Gusts: 70 mph [110 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 160 miles [260 km].
Minimum central pressure: 999 mb ↓.

Currently about 295 miles [ 475 km] North-Northeast of the Northern Leeward Islands.

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

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November 20, 2019   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Sebastien – Day 2

Tropical Storm Sebastien

Tropical Storm SebastienPosition: 20.7N 60.6W [ 9:00PM CST 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [290°] near 9 mph [15 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 45 mph [ 75 kph].
Wind Gusts: 55 mph [ 90 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 140 miles [220 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1004 mb ↓.

Currently about 235 miles [ 380 km] Northeast of the Northern Leeward Islands.

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

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November 19, 2019   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Sebastien

Post-Tropical Cyclone Rebekah – Day 3

Post-Tropical Cyclone RebekahPosition: 40.6N 29.0W [ 4:00AM CDT 0900 UTC].
Movement: East [095°] near 20 mph [31 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 45 mph [ 70 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1005 mb ↑.

Currently about 140 miles [ 225 km] North of Faial Island in the Azores.

The storm has lost all tropical characteristics. This is the final NHC advisory.

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

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November 1, 2019   Comments Off on Post-Tropical Cyclone Rebekah – Day 3

Subtropical Storm Rebekah – Day 2

Subtropical Storm RebekahPosition: 40.8N 31.3W [10:00PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: East [090°] near 21 mph [33 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 70 miles [110 km].
Minimum central pressure: 995 mb ↑.

Currently about 300 miles [ 485 km] Northwest of the Azores.

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

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October 31, 2019   Comments Off on Subtropical Storm Rebekah – Day 2