Category: Tropical

The Latest on the Tropics…

The Latest on the Tropics…

| November 18, 2017 @ 11:28 am

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.

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Rina Becomes Post-tropical Over The Cold North Atlantic

Rina Becomes Post-tropical Over The Cold North Atlantic

| November 9, 2017 @ 8:47 am

At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Post-Tropical Cyclone Rina was located near latitude 47.0 North, longitude 45.5 West. The post-tropical cyclone is moving toward the northeast near 40 mph (65 km/h) and a faster northeastward or east-northeastward motion is expected until dissipation tomorrow.

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Philippe Dissipates Over The Western Atlantic

Philippe Dissipates Over The Western Atlantic

| October 29, 2017 @ 3:32 pm

This Is The Last Advisory

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93L May Become TD#18 or Philippe Today or Tomorrow

93L May Become TD#18 or Philippe Today or Tomorrow

| October 27, 2017 @ 9:42 am

A tropical depression may form over the western Caribbean and move north over the weekend. The main impacts will be to the Caymans, Cuba and Bahamas, with some effects in South Florida and the Keys. It has no chance to affect the northern Gulf Coast.

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Ophelia Now Post-Tropical But Still Expected To Bring StrongWinds To Ireland And The United Kingdom On Monday

Ophelia Now Post-Tropical But Still Expected To Bring StrongWinds To Ireland And The United Kingdom On Monday

| October 15, 2017 @ 9:51 pm

This Is The Last Advisory From the National Hurricane Center.

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Ophelia to Lash Ireland, Northern UK with High Winds and Heavy Rain

Ophelia to Lash Ireland, Northern UK with High Winds and Heavy Rain

| October 15, 2017 @ 2:30 pm

Ireland is bracing for the heavy rains and high winds from a transitioning Hurricane Ophelia, which will track across Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland on Monday.

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Heavy Rainfall Spreading Inland As Nate Becomes A Tropical Depression

Heavy Rainfall Spreading Inland As Nate Becomes A Tropical Depression

| October 8, 2017 @ 9:49 am

Nate has weakened to a tropical depression this morning as it near the Birmingham Metro area.

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Latest On Hurricane Nate As We Approach 3:00 AM

Latest On Hurricane Nate As We Approach 3:00 AM

| October 8, 2017 @ 3:00 am

As of the last update from the NHC at 1:00 AM, maximum sustained winds were around 85 MPH. Some weakening has occurred, but we’ll know the latest on wind strength at 4:00 AM.

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Nate Makes Second Landfall; Surge Rising Along the Gulf Coast

Nate Makes Second Landfall; Surge Rising Along the Gulf Coast

| October 8, 2017 @ 12:47 am

Hurricane Nate has made its second landfall along the Mississippi Coast between Biloxi and Pascagoula with winds of 85 mph and a central pressure of 984 millibars. Surge levels are rising rapidly along the Gulf Coast near and east of the landfall point.

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Notes on Nate As We Approach 10 p.m.

Notes on Nate As We Approach 10 p.m.

| October 7, 2017 @ 10:09 pm

The center of Hurricane Nate is expected to make its second landfall near Gulfport, Mississippi around midnight. Heavy rain, strong winds, and tornadoes will affect Central Alabama through the morning and afternoon.

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Nate Has Made the Expected Turn to the North-Northeast

Nate Has Made the Expected Turn to the North-Northeast

| October 7, 2017 @ 6:47 pm

The effects of Hurricane Nate are really starting to be felt along the Alabama coast with storm surge, strong winds and tornadoes.

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Latest Update On Conditions At The Beach

Latest Update On Conditions At The Beach

| October 7, 2017 @ 5:54 pm

Hurricane Nate is currently less than 120 miles away from making landfall on the coastline very close to the Gulfport and Biloxi areas in Mississippi.

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Conditions Along The Gulf Coast Continue To Deteriorate

Conditions Along The Gulf Coast Continue To Deteriorate

| October 7, 2017 @ 3:48 pm

Currently across the Alabama Gulf Coast, another feeder band from Hurricane Nate is moving onshore.

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Afternoon Update On Nate

Afternoon Update On Nate

| October 7, 2017 @ 1:17 pm

Nate is expected to be a category two hurricane tonight at the time of landfall. The first feeder bands associated with the hurricane are already on the coast, and conditions there will continue to deteriorate through tonight. A hurricane warning remains in effect for the Alabama Gulf Coast, where beachfront and low-lying areas will experience […]

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Noon Notes on Nate

Noon Notes on Nate

| October 7, 2017 @ 12:15 pm

Hurricane Nate continues to move rapidly toward the northern Gulf Coast and will arrive very close to high tide time tonight.

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Late Morning Update On Hurricane Nate

Late Morning Update On Hurricane Nate

| October 7, 2017 @ 10:07 am

**Nate is now expected to be a category two hurricane at the time of landfall tonight on the Gulf Coast** At 1000 AM CDT, the center of Hurricane Nate was located near latitude 26.6 North, longitude 88.4 West. Nate is moving rapidly toward the north-northwest near 26 mph, and this general motion is expected to […]

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Hurricane Nate – What To Expect

Hurricane Nate – What To Expect

| October 7, 2017 @ 5:46 am

Early this morning (7a CT), the center of Hurricane Nate was located near latitude 25.7 North, longitude 88.0 West. Nate is moving toward the north-northwest near 22 mph, and this general fast motion is expected to continue through tonight. A turn toward the north is forecast tomorrow morning, followed by a turn toward the north-northeast […]

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Nate Now a Hurricane

Nate Now a Hurricane

| October 6, 2017 @ 11:19 pm

The Hurricane Hunters have found that Nate has become a hurricane late this evening. The wind is up to 75 mph and the central pressure down to 988 millibars.

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Current Wind Watches and Warnings

Current Wind Watches and Warnings

| October 6, 2017 @ 9:59 pm

Here are current wind watches and warnings for Nate as of 10 p.m. CDT Friday evening.

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Tropical Storm, Storm Surge Watches Issued for the Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm, Storm Surge Watches Issued for the Gulf Coast

| October 5, 2017 @ 10:31 pm

Watches have been issued along the Gulf Coast with what should be Hurricane Nate impacting the northern Gulf Coast starting late Saturday afternoon into Sunday.

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Thursday Night Thoughts On Tropical Storm Nate

Thursday Night Thoughts On Tropical Storm Nate

| October 5, 2017 @ 7:49 pm

A Hurricane Watch and a Storm Surge Watch will likely be issued either later tonight or by Friday morning.

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Near Midday Thoughts on Tropical Storm Nate

Near Midday Thoughts on Tropical Storm Nate

| October 5, 2017 @ 11:28 am

The latest official track from the National Hurricane Center currently has Nate heading on a mostly north-northwesterly track that will take it across the tip of the Yucatan Peninsula on Friday night before emerging into the Gulf of Mexico and strengthening to a hurricane by Saturday morning.

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Early Afternoon Notes On TD 16

Early Afternoon Notes On TD 16

| October 4, 2017 @ 1:01 pm

Tropical Depression 16 is expected to become Tropical Storm Nate during the next 18 hours, and possibly reach hurricane strength by the time it reaches the Gulf Coast Sunday. Here are some important points… *This is a new system, and until we get better data from hurricane hunters and research aircraft in the area confidence […]

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Potential for Depression to Impact Southeast US

Potential for Depression to Impact Southeast US

| October 4, 2017 @ 11:20 am

As noted here, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) has begun advisories on Tropical Depression 16 which became better organized over the Southwest Caribbean this morning. Here is the latest satellite image of the system. The overall evolution of this system brings it to tropical storm strength within the next 12 hours. It is likely to […]

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Maria Now An Extratropical Low

Maria Now An Extratropical Low

| September 30, 2017 @ 3:34 pm

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Lee Becomes A Post-tropical Low Over The North Atlantic

Lee Becomes A Post-tropical Low Over The North Atlantic

| September 30, 2017 @ 3:38 am

This Is The Last Advisory

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Interesting Discussion Note

Interesting Discussion Note

| September 23, 2017 @ 11:11 am

A look at how important data is when forecasting hurricanes/tropical storms with a focus on one paragraph of the NHC discussion on Maria.

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Tropical Storm Warnings Lowered For Southern New England

Tropical Storm Warnings Lowered For Southern New England

| September 22, 2017 @ 3:33 pm

This Is The Last Advisory On Jose

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Irma Weakens To A Tropical Depression

Irma Weakens To A Tropical Depression

| September 11, 2017 @ 9:34 pm

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 35 mph with higher gusts. Additional weakening is forecast, and Irma is expected to degenerate into a remnant low by Monday evening. The low is likely to dissipate by Tuesday evening.

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Sunday 3:45PM Notes On Hurricane Irma

Sunday 3:45PM Notes On Hurricane Irma

| September 10, 2017 @ 3:47 pm

The eye of Irma has completely moved onshore and is approaching the Naples area at this point. Latest recon reports the wind field is far diminishing, and more than likely the next update from the National Hurricane Center will show that trend.

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