Tag Archives: National Hurricane Center

Hurricane Isaac tracking

After battling the “dry” tropical air along its route from Haiti, Cuba, Florida, to Louisiana, Isaac has finally become a hurricane with the required 64+ knots 1-minute sustained near-surface winds.  Numerical models finally expressed some certainty on a Louisiana coastal … Continue reading

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An active tropical Atlantic

The big worry of course is Tropical Storm Isaac, which may collide with Florida this coming week, just in time for the Republican National Convention in Tampa Monday. This from NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center The Atlantic Ocean is kicking into … Continue reading

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Debby, a lot of clouds, wind, rain – but no hurricane

NASA Sees Tropical Storm Debby’s Clouds Blanket Florida Two satellites have captured imagery that shows Tropical Storm Debby has thrown a large white blanket of clouds over the state of Florida, and it doesn’t seem like that blanket is going … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Debby

Well it seems the Gulf Coast is in for a wet and windy start of the week. It will be interesting to see what hype the media tries to make out of this storm. I wonder if they learned anything … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Beryl forms

BULLETIN SUBTROPICAL STORM BERYL ADVISORY NUMBER  1 NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL      AL022012 1100 PM EDT FRI MAY 25 2012 …SUBTROPICAL STORM FORMS IN THE SOUTHEWESTERN ATLANTIC… …TROPICAL STORM WARNING ISSUED FOR A PORTION OF THE SOUTHEASTERN … Continue reading

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Hurricane Kenneth forms southwest of Baja

Late season Hurricane Kenneth forms in the eastern Pacific Click image above to animate the most current loop The hurricane season in the eastern Pacific isn’t over and Hurricane Kenneth serves as a reminder that the season ends November 30. … Continue reading

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U.S. Hurricanes: worse than we thought…100 years ago

With the 2011 hurricane season drawing to a close in about a month, and with hurricane season this year being mostly uneventful in terms of landfall, I find this very interesting. This historical reanalysis by NOAA shows U.S. hurricane landfalls … Continue reading

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Rina becomes a hurricane

I said yesterday to keep an eye on this storm, and now it has grown into a hurricane rather quickly. The big question is whether or not it reforms after passing over the Yucatan peninsula. If it does, we’ll have … Continue reading

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Keep an eye on Tropical storm Rina

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Hurricane Katia now category 4 3 2  1

Katia, after dropping into tropical storm speeds has regained hurricane strength and has rapidly grown to a Category 4 hurricane. Fortunately, it appears it will miss the USA east coast. Here’s the latest tracks and bulletins: Track:

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NHC issues final bulletin on Irene

BULLETIN POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE IRENE ADVISORY NUMBER  35 NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL092011 1100 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2011 …IRENE BECOMES POST-TROPICAL NEAR THE U.S./CANADIAN BORDER… SUMMARY OF 1100 PM EDT…0300 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————– LOCATION…45.3N 71.3W ABOUT 50 MI…80 … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irene 2011 – now tropical storm with 50 mph winds

At noon 8/28/11 PST, I’ve discontinued this thread as a “top post” on WUWT. NOTE: New posts will appear below this one while Irene is in play. UPDATE: at 5PM EST 8/28 Irene is a tropical storm with sustained winds … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irene TV news reports – a bridge too far?

I just got done watching about 30 minutes of the special “Hurricane Irene Information” Channel 259 on DirecTV where they are carrying live reports from ABC7 out of New York City. I’ve watched many TV channels tonight like it. I … Continue reading

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Hurricane Fatalities, 1900–2010: Context in these Stormy Times

Guest post  by Indur M. Goklany Despite the press given to hurricanes on the dangers they pose to life and limb, in the larger scheme of things, their contribution to U.S. mortality (less than 0.01% on average each year) verges … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irene Time Lapse Movie

48 hours of imagery from the GOES 13 satellite in one movie sequence. Shows development and strengthening over the path. The animation includes sped up infrared and visible frames of data from the GOES-13 satellite and is squeezed down to … Continue reading

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Why I don’t subscribe to Scientific American any more

It is because of beyond stupid fear mongering like this: Are Category 6 Hurricanes coming soon? Really? Lest people think this is some sort of “new” fear, I’ll remind them of this from 1969, well before CO2 was bogusly posited … Continue reading

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Imaging Hurricane Irene

From the NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center TRMM gets a look at Irene, the first hurricane of the Atlantic season The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite has been busy measuring rainfall within Hurricane Irene, and forecasts call for between 5 and … Continue reading

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Dora almost explores Category 5 – in the Eastern Pacific

Update:  4AM 7/22/2011:  Hurricane Dora nearly made it to Category 5 peaking at 135 knots maximum sustained winds.  Perhaps in the post-season reanalysis, the storm will be upgraded.  But, what’s more spectacular than it’s rapid intensification?  Dora has spectacularly weakened … Continue reading

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Arlene – first tropical storm of the 2011 Hurricane season

First tropical storm of the 2011 Hurricane season, formed 28 days after the season started on June 1st. See it below. So far, rather disorganized. BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM ARLENE SPECIAL ADVISORY NUMBER   1 NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL012011 … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Beatriz – the six hour “shorty”

50 years ago, we’d never have counted this as a tropical storm. As outlined recently in New peer reviewed study: Surge in North Atlantic hurricanes due to better detectors, not climate change, its the technology that enables counting storms that would … Continue reading

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