Category: Tropical

Hurricane Iota Now Has Winds of 155 mph, Just Below Cat Five Intensity, Hurricane Hunters Approaching Core

Hurricane Iota Now Has Winds of 155 mph, Just Below Cat Five Intensity, Hurricane Hunters Approaching Core

| November 16, 2020 @ 6:05 am

Hurricane Iota strengthened rapidly overnight and now has top winds of 125 mph and a central pressure of 925 millibars, making it a powerful category four hurricane. Tropical storm force winds are likely already occurring on the northeastern coast of Nicaragua, where the center will make landfall late this evening. Here is the opening paragraph […]

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12:00 am Update: Major Jump in Wind Speeds as Iota is Now a Major Hurricane

12:00 am Update: Major Jump in Wind Speeds as Iota is Now a Major Hurricane

| November 16, 2020 @ 12:05 am

Iota is
now a category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Rapid strengthening is expected during the next 24 hours, and Iota is forecast to be an extremely dangerous category 4 hurricane when it approaches Central America tonight.

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Iota Forecast to Become a Dangerous Major Hurricane Soon

Iota Forecast to Become a Dangerous Major Hurricane Soon

| November 15, 2020 @ 10:05 pm

Rapid strengthening is expected during the next 24 hours, and Iota is forecast to be an extremely dangerous category 4 hurricane when it approaches Central America.

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Some Tropical Mischief Could Form Late Into the Work Week Behind Iota

Some Tropical Mischief Could Form Late Into the Work Week Behind Iota

| November 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

While Iota continues to move toward Central America currently as a category 2 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 100 MPH, we are just a few days away from the potential of a new tropical system developing over the Caribbean Sea.

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Iota Becomes a Category Two Hurricane With 100 mph Winds

Iota Becomes a Category Two Hurricane With 100 mph Winds

| November 15, 2020 @ 6:49 pm

Iota will become a major hurricane tomorrow before making landfall tomorrow night in northeastern Nicaragua.

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Hurricane Hunters Investigating Iota

Hurricane Hunters Investigating Iota

| November 15, 2020 @ 12:03 pm

Iota is expected to become a major hurricane by Monday.

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Cooler Behind a Front Today; Patchy Frost Tonight; Sunny, Cool Week Ahead

Cooler Behind a Front Today; Patchy Frost Tonight; Sunny, Cool Week Ahead

| November 15, 2020 @ 6:50 am

Temperatures will fall back into the 50s this afternoon behind a cold front that is passing through Alabama now. It will be breezy with a few showers this morning, and some patchy frost tonight.

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Hurricane Iota Rapidly Intensifying This Morning

Hurricane Iota Rapidly Intensifying This Morning

| November 15, 2020 @ 6:00 am

Iota will become a major hurricane before making landfall near the border of Honduras and Nicaragua late Monday night into early Tuesday.

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