Category: Tropical

Heavy Rainfall From Cindy Affecting The Northern Gulf Coast

Heavy Rainfall From Cindy Affecting The Northern Gulf Coast

| June 21, 2017 @ 3:41 pm

The center of Tropical Storm Cindy is now visible on the Lake Charles and Houston radars. It appears to have stalled temporarily to me, although the motion over the past few hours is still to the northwest. We don’t have any aircraft fixes on the center since Mission 04 has gone back to base.

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Cindy Moving Northwestward Toward The Gulf Coast

Cindy Moving Northwestward Toward The Gulf Coast

| June 21, 2017 @ 1:02 pm

Not much change is Cindy as it plods northwestward toward a landfall near the Texas/Louisiana border tonight. Top winds are 50 mph.

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GOES-16 Imagery of Tropical Storm Cindy

GOES-16 Imagery of Tropical Storm Cindy

| June 21, 2017 @ 11:12 am

This is the latest GOES-16 visible satellite animation of Tropical Storm Cindy. As you can see a little bit of convection is just at the beginning phase of forming to the south of the circulation.

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Cindy Weakens Slightly, Steady Rain Pushing Across Central Alabama

Cindy Weakens Slightly, Steady Rain Pushing Across Central Alabama

| June 21, 2017 @ 10:14 am

Tropical Storm Cindy will make landfall on the Texas/Louisiana border late tonight, but its impacts are being felt hundreds of miles to the east including here in Alabama.

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A Complete Look at  Cindy Including Central Alabama Expected Rainfall, Severe Weather

A Complete Look at Cindy Including Central Alabama Expected Rainfall, Severe Weather

| June 21, 2017 @ 8:00 am

The main threat from Cindy continues to be flooding rains along with the threat of tornadoes.

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Cindy Strengthens Over The Central Gulf Of Mexico; Top Winds Now 60 MPH

Cindy Strengthens Over The Central Gulf Of Mexico; Top Winds Now 60 MPH

| June 20, 2017 @ 10:08 pm

Heavy Rainfall Could Produce Life-threatening Flash Flooding Across Portions Of The Northern Gulf Coast.

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7 p.m. Update:  Cindy Still Meandering Over The Central Gulf

7 p.m. Update: Cindy Still Meandering Over The Central Gulf

| June 20, 2017 @ 7:04 pm

Heavy Rainfall Could Produce Life-threatening Flash Flooding Across Portions Of The Northern Gulf Coast.

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Bret Degenerates Into A Tropical Wave

Bret Degenerates Into A Tropical Wave

| June 20, 2017 @ 3:41 pm

Tropical Storm Bret has now degenerated into a tropical wave. All watches and warnings have been cancelled.

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Tropical Storm Cindy is Named

Tropical Storm Cindy is Named

| June 20, 2017 @ 12:56 pm

Cindy will bring impacts to a wide area of the Gulf Coast from the Upper Texas Coast to Northwest Florida with heavy rain, squally weather, rip currents and tornadoes as well as tropical storm force winds in Louisiana and Texas.

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The 1:00PM Update Is Out On Tropical Storm Bret

The 1:00PM Update Is Out On Tropical Storm Bret

| June 20, 2017 @ 12:55 pm

There is not much change from the last update from the National Hurricane Center on Tropical Storm Bret. The center of Bret is located about 185 miles east-southeast of Curacao, and has sped up in its movement to the west-northwest at 23 MPH. Maximum sustained winds are still around 40 MPH, and the minimum central pressure as risen to 1009 mb (29.80 inHg).

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Tropical Storm Watches and Warnings Extended Westward; Rainfall Along Gulf Coast Major Threat

Tropical Storm Watches and Warnings Extended Westward; Rainfall Along Gulf Coast Major Threat

| June 20, 2017 @ 9:53 am

Potential Tropical Cyclone Three continues to get better organized and will be Tropical Storm Cindy soon.

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The Latest On Tropical Storm Bret

The Latest On Tropical Storm Bret

| June 20, 2017 @ 9:52 am

As of the 10AM CDT public advisory, the center of Tropical Storm Brett was located around 315 miles to the east of Curacao, and is moving to the west-northwest at approximately 21 MPH. Maximum sustained winds at that point were 45 MPH, and the minimum central pressure is around 1008 mb (29.77 inHg).

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Three Moving North Northwest Across the Gulf of Mexico

Three Moving North Northwest Across the Gulf of Mexico

| June 19, 2017 @ 10:17 pm

Potential Tropical Cyclone Three is moving north northwestward across the southern Gulf of Mexico. It is expected to become Tropical Storm Cindy soon. It will bring heavy rain, high surf, wind and tornadoes to the Gulf Coast.

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Tropical Storm Bret Moving Across Trinidad and Tobago

Tropical Storm Bret Moving Across Trinidad and Tobago

| June 19, 2017 @ 9:47 pm

Tropical Storm Bret is moving Trinidad and Tobago tonight with top winds of 40 mph. The storm will track just north of the coast of Venezuela overnight and Tuesday morning. The impact of the air flow off the land mass and increasing wind shear will eventually weaken the storm and it should lose its tropical […]

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Invest 92L Now Upgraded to Potential Tropical Cyclone Three

Invest 92L Now Upgraded to Potential Tropical Cyclone Three

| June 19, 2017 @ 4:20 pm

Aircraft have flown through the low pressure center, formerly known as Invest 92L, and is showing that it has an area of tropical storm force winds within a large area of deep convection northeast of a broad low center. The center continues to be not well defined, but aircraft is currently investigating it, so there will be more to come.

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Hello Bret!

Hello Bret!

| June 19, 2017 @ 3:54 pm

The disturbance approaching the southeastern Caribbean has been named Tropical Storm Bret. It is expected to dissipate over the next 72 hours however, due to land interaction and increasing wind shear.

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A Few Quick Notes on PTC2

A Few Quick Notes on PTC2

| June 19, 2017 @ 2:26 pm

Potential Tropical Cyclone Two is not very organized but does have surface winds of tropical storm force well removed from the center according to the Hurricane Hunter aircraft that is investigating. Will it be named soon?

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An In-Depth Look At Invest 93L

An In-Depth Look At Invest 93L

| June 19, 2017 @ 11:03 am

The tropical disturbance over the southern Gulf is having a difficult time getting its act together, but it is still likely to become a named storm. Heavy rain will be the main impact for the U.S. Coastline.

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A Sunday Evening Look at the Tropics

A Sunday Evening Look at the Tropics

| June 18, 2017 @ 6:18 pm

The low pressure system east of the Yucatan that is forecast to move into the Gulf remains poorly defined this afternoon but is likely to become a tropical depression this week.

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We Now Have Invest 92L & Invest 93L Nearing The Gulf

We Now Have Invest 92L & Invest 93L Nearing The Gulf

| June 17, 2017 @ 4:23 pm

The two areas of interest have a good chance of developing into tropical systems over the next few days, therefore the National Hurricane Center has named both areas as Invest names.

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New Look To The Tools Used By The NHC For The 2017 Hurricane Season

New Look To The Tools Used By The NHC For The 2017 Hurricane Season

| June 5, 2017 @ 5:30 am

The National Hurricane Center is changing the appearance of the graphics accompanying tropical cyclone advisory packages for the 2017 Hurricane season.

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We Could See An Above-Normal Hurricane Season In 2017

We Could See An Above-Normal Hurricane Season In 2017

| May 30, 2017 @ 5:10 am

Earlier today, forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center said the Atlantic could see another above-normal hurricane season this year.

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Bermuda In the Eye!

Bermuda In the Eye!

| October 13, 2016 @ 10:27 am

The eye of Hurricane Nicole is passing over the island of Bermuda right now. Here is the Bermuda Weather Service radar: Here are wind observations across the island now: Here is a plot of the wind at the Airport over the past 2 days. Notice the dramatic drop at the eye moved over the station. […]

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Powerful Hurricane Nicole Drawing a Bead on Bermuda with 125 mph Winds

Powerful Hurricane Nicole Drawing a Bead on Bermuda with 125 mph Winds

| October 13, 2016 @ 8:52 am

LATE REPORT The weather station at BDA just reported a sustained wind of 68 knots (78 mph) with gusts to 90 knots (104 mph) at 8:52 a.m. CDT. ORIGINAL POST Major Hurricane Nicole is closing in on the beautiful island nation of Bermuda this morning. Top winds are 125 mph, but the system looks a […]

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Matthew Impact – Florida Atlantic Coast

Matthew Impact – Florida Atlantic Coast

| October 6, 2016 @ 7:26 am

Hurricane Matthew will bring life threatening conditions to the immediate Florida Atlantic coast late tonight and tomorrow… The main concern is the coastal area from roughly West Palm Beach north to Daytona Beach; this is what can be expected there. STORM SURGE: A surge of 6 to 9 feet is likely, which will bring coastal […]

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