Category: Tropical

The Latest on the Tropics…

The Latest on the Tropics…

| September 23, 2018 @ 12:29 pm

The National Hurricane Center has issued the last advisory on Tropical Depression Eleven, and is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Kirk, located several hundred miles south-southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands, and on newly formed Subtropical Storm Leslie located a little more than 1000 miles west-southwest of the Azores.

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Depression Degenerates Into A Trough Of Low Pressure

Depression Degenerates Into A Trough Of Low Pressure

| September 23, 2018 @ 9:33 am

This Is The Last Advisory

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Subtropical Storm Leslie Forms In The North Atlantic

Subtropical Storm Leslie Forms In The North Atlantic

| September 23, 2018 @ 9:33 am

Leslie is Forecast To Be A Short-lived Cyclone, Being Absorbed by a Larger Low This Week.

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Kirk Moving Rapidly Westward Over The Eastern Tropical
Atlantic

Kirk Moving Rapidly Westward Over The Eastern Tropical Atlantic

| September 23, 2018 @ 9:32 am

At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Kirk was located near latitude 9.3 North, longitude 30.2 West. Kirk is moving toward the west near 21 mph (33 km/h). An even faster westward motion across the tropical Atlantic is expected through Tuesday.

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Joyce Is Now A Remnant Low

Joyce Is Now A Remnant Low

| September 18, 2018 @ 9:34 pm

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Helene Now A Post-tropical Cyclone

Helene Now A Post-tropical Cyclone

| September 16, 2018 @ 9:43 am

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Florence Weakens To A Depression But Flash Flooding And Major River Flooding Will Continue Over Carolinas

Florence Weakens To A Depression But Flash Flooding And Major River Flooding Will Continue Over Carolinas

| September 16, 2018 @ 3:45 am

At 500 AM EDT (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Florence was located near latitude 33.8 North, longitude 81.4 West. The depression is moving toward the west near 8 mph (13 km/h). A turn toward the northwest with an increase in forward speed is expected today, followed by a turn toward the north and northeast with an additional increase in forward speed on Monday. On the forecast track, Florence’s center will move across the western Carolinas today and then recurve over the Ohio Valley and Northeast U.S. Monday and Tuesday.

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Noaa Hurricane Hunter Plane Indicates Isaac Has Dissipated

Noaa Hurricane Hunter Plane Indicates Isaac Has Dissipated

| September 15, 2018 @ 3:42 am

This Is The Last Advisory

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Satellite Sheldon’s Hurricane Face-off:  Exceptional Florence vs. Historic Harvey

Satellite Sheldon’s Hurricane Face-off: Exceptional Florence vs. Historic Harvey

| September 14, 2018 @ 10:56 am

Satellite expert Sheldon Kusselson has given a review of Florence and Harvey from last year at landfall in terms of moisture. Both were all wet.

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Florence About to Make Landfall Near Wrightsville Beach; Wilmington Records 91 mph Wind Gust

Florence About to Make Landfall Near Wrightsville Beach; Wilmington Records 91 mph Wind Gust

| September 14, 2018 @ 5:27 am

Wilmington NC is in the eyewall of Florence right now and has recorded a wind gust to 91 mph

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Satellite Sheldon Compares the Moisture on Florence and Harvey

Satellite Sheldon Compares the Moisture on Florence and Harvey

| September 13, 2018 @ 1:35 pm

The moisture fields around Florence and 2017’s Harvey look very similar, with one important difference. Florence is hammering the North Carolina coast at this time, the center located 115 miles east-southeast of Wilmington at this time.

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Could Florence Rival or Surpass Hazel, Hugo in the Carolinas?

Could Florence Rival or Surpass Hazel, Hugo in the Carolinas?

| September 9, 2018 @ 12:35 pm

Hurricane Florence is poised to rapidly intensify over the next 36 hours and if it impacts the Carolinas, it could go down in the pantheon of Great Hurricanes that have affected that area.

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Tropical Trio Update

Tropical Trio Update

| September 9, 2018 @ 6:36 am

Here is a Sunday morning look at the three tropical systems in the Atlantic basin… FLORENCE: This morning Florence is a tropical storm with sustained winds of 70 mph, located about 750 miles southeast of Bermuda. Conditions favor strengthening, and Florence should become a hurricane later today. The new forecast track from NHC shows Florence, […]

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Gordon Continues To Drift Through Southeastern Arkansas

Gordon Continues To Drift Through Southeastern Arkansas

| September 6, 2018 @ 10:09 am

At 1000 AM CDT (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Gordon was located near latitude 34.3 North, longitude 91.2 West. The depression is moving toward the north-northwest near 5 mph (7 km/h) and this motion is expected to continue through Friday.

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A Few Afternoon Notes on Tropical Storm Gordon

A Few Afternoon Notes on Tropical Storm Gordon

| September 3, 2018 @ 4:13 pm

A hurricane warning has been issued for the Alabama and Mississippi coasts as Gordon is now forecast to become a hurricane before landfall.

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Tropical Storm Gordon: A Little Stronger, Further East:  Three Scenarios for the Central Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Gordon: A Little Stronger, Further East: Three Scenarios for the Central Gulf Coast

| September 3, 2018 @ 10:54 am

The official forecast track for Tropical Storm Gordon has been shifted east a bit and Tropical Storm Warnings have been shifted east to include parts of the Florida Panhandle as well. The official forecast takes Gordon to just below hurricane status, but it could grow a little stronger than expected.

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Disturbance Is Now Tropical Storm Gordon

Disturbance Is Now Tropical Storm Gordon

| September 3, 2018 @ 7:23 am

We now have Tropical Storm Gordon. The center has just passed through the Florida Keys and is moving into the Gulf of Mexico. A Special Advisory will be issued at 8 a.m. CDT.

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Late Evening Notes on Our Tropical Storm-To-Be

Late Evening Notes on Our Tropical Storm-To-Be

| September 2, 2018 @ 10:54 pm

Potential Tropical Cyclone Seven is not a tropical depression yet, but it could be by mid-morning tomorrow as it crosses the Florida Keys and enters the Gulf of Mexico. It is expected to make landfall as a tropical storm Tuesday night between Mobile and Morgan City, Louisiana.

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