New Cape Verde tropical storm forms

One of the Cape Verde waves coming off Africa has resulted in a new tropical storm. Of course it is well away from North America at the moment, but this is the place that many big storms that make U.S. landfall get their start. Here is the bulletin: Advertisements

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Tropical Storm Andrea Tracking

TS Andrea, the first named Atlantic storm of the season continues to organize, but so far has only maximum sustained winds of ~60mph. Florida will get quite a bit of rain in addition to winds. The real issue will be what happens after it crosses the Florida peninsula and re-emerges in the Atlantic. Right now…

Latest super high resolution image of Hurricane Sandy

UPDATE: 7:40PM EST  …SANDY BECOMES POST-TROPICAL… …CENTER EXPECTED TO MAKE LANDFALL WITHIN THE NEXT HOUR OR SO… Updated graphic from NHC: As I mentioned yesterday, GOES-14 has been brought back into service to image Hurricane Sandy, and the image below will be updated though the day as Sandy approaches the coast. UPDATED: The latest bulletin…

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 to lift quickly as Debby moves slowly north. NASA’s Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Storm…

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 from the overhype of hurricane tropical storm Irene last year? Here’s the latest tracks and…

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 U.S. COAST… SUMMARY OF 1100 PM EDT…0300 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————– LOCATION…32.5N 74.8W ABOUT 305 MI…490 KM…

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 a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico and the warnings and evacuations will follow. See…