Category: Severe Weather

Hurricane Hunters Find Teddy to be Stronger Tonight

Hurricane Hunters Find Teddy to be Stronger Tonight

| September 21, 2020 @ 10:16 pm

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 100 mph (155 km/h) with higher gusts. Teddy could gain a little more strength overnight but should weaken steadily by Wednesday and become a strong post-tropical cyclone near Nova Scotia.

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Beta’s Center Only 5 Miles Away from Port O’Connor at 10:00 pm

Beta’s Center Only 5 Miles Away from Port O’Connor at 10:00 pm

| September 21, 2020 @ 10:10 pm

Data from an Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft indicate that the maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast before Beta reaches the Texas coast. Weakening is anticipated on Tuesday as Beta moves just inland along the Texas coast.

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Teddy Speeding Away from Bermuda

Teddy Speeding Away from Bermuda

| September 21, 2020 @ 7:12 pm

Maximum sustained winds are near 90 mph (150 km/h) with higher gusts. Teddy is expected to gain some strength overnight, but weaken steadily by Wednesday and become a strong post-tropical cyclone before reaching Nova Scotia.

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Beta Continues to Inch Closer and Closer to the Texas Coast Ever So Slowly

Beta Continues to Inch Closer and Closer to the Texas Coast Ever So Slowly

| September 21, 2020 @ 7:07 pm

On the forecast track, the center of Beta will continue to move toward the central coast of Texas and will likely move inland overnight. Beta is forecast to remain near or just offshore the coast of southeastern Texas on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Teddy Expected to Expand & Intensify North of Bermuda

Teddy Expected to Expand & Intensify North of Bermuda

| September 21, 2020 @ 4:11 pm

Maximum sustained winds are near 90 mph (150 km/h) with higher gusts. Teddy is expected to gain strength overnight, but weaken steadily by Wednesday and become a strong post-tropical cyclone before reaching Nova Scotia.

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Teddy Accelerating Northward; Tropical Storm Warning Issued for Nova Scotia

Teddy Accelerating Northward; Tropical Storm Warning Issued for Nova Scotia

| September 21, 2020 @ 1:37 pm

Teddy is moving toward the north-northeast near 18 mph (30 km/h), and this motion with some increase in forward speed is expected to continue today, followed by a turn toward the north tonight and north-northwest on Tuesday.

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Life-Threatening Rip Currents Possible Along the US Atlantic Coast From Hurricane Teddy

Life-Threatening Rip Currents Possible Along the US Atlantic Coast From Hurricane Teddy

| September 21, 2020 @ 10:02 am

Teddy is expected to gain strength overnight, but weaken steadily by Wednesday and become a strong post-tropical cyclone.

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Beta Moving a Little Faster Toward the Texas Coast

Beta Moving a Little Faster Toward the Texas Coast

| September 21, 2020 @ 9:57 am

Little change in strength is forecast before Beta reaches the Texas coast. Weakening is anticipated once Beta moves inland.

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What’s Up with Teddy and Wilfred at 10:00 pm

What’s Up with Teddy and Wilfred at 10:00 pm

| September 19, 2020 @ 10:40 pm

Teddy continues to move in the general direction of Bermuda as a weaker category 3 hurricane. Wilfred’s strength has stayed steady-state throughout the day but remains no threat to land.

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Beta Forecast to Begin Moving Slowly West-Northwestward on Sunday

Beta Forecast to Begin Moving Slowly West-Northwestward on Sunday

| September 19, 2020 @ 10:30 pm

A slow motion toward the west-northwest is forecast to begin on Sunday, followed by a slow northwest to north motion late Monday and Tuesday. On the forecast track, the center of Beta will move toward the coast of Texas and potentially move inland late Monday or early Tuesday.

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Hurricane Hunters Currently Investigating Beta As it Meanders Over the Northwestern Gulf

Hurricane Hunters Currently Investigating Beta As it Meanders Over the Northwestern Gulf

| September 19, 2020 @ 7:18 pm

Slow strengthening is expected during the next couple of days, and Beta could be near hurricane strength as it approaches the Texas coast.

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Teddy Still at Category 3 Status; Expected to Grow in Size Early Next Week

Teddy Still at Category 3 Status; Expected to Grow in Size Early Next Week

| September 19, 2020 @ 4:14 pm

Teddy is a category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Some slow weakening is expected over the next couple of days. A more pronounced decrease in Teddy’s maximum winds is forecast to begin early next week.

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