Category: Tropical

The Latest on the Tropics…

The Latest on the Tropics…

| October 16, 2018 @ 6:19 am

A well-defined low pressure system located near the northwestern coast of Honduras continues to produce a large area of cloudiness and thunderstorms over portions of the far western Caribbean Sea and much of Central America.

Read More

Defiant Leslie Still A Hurricane

Defiant Leslie Still A Hurricane

| October 13, 2018 @ 9:34 am

Dangerous Winds, Surf, And Heavy Rainfall Will Affect Portions Of Portugal And Spain Later Today And Sunday

Read More

No More Nadine, This Is The Last Advisory

No More Nadine, This Is The Last Advisory

| October 12, 2018 @ 9:33 pm

At 1100 PM AST (0300 UTC), the remnants of Nadine were located near latitude 16.0 North, longitude 39.5 West. The remnants are moving toward the west near 17 mph (28 km/h).

Read More

‘Pickett’s History of Alabama’ To Be Re-Released This Month

‘Pickett’s History of Alabama’ To Be Re-Released This Month

| October 12, 2018 @ 5:00 am

“Pickett’s History of Alabama,” published in 1851, has been out of print for years. That will change on Oct. 15, thanks to Dr. Jim Pate and NewSouth Books.

Read More

Michael Becomes A Storm-force Post-tropical Low As It Moves
Away From The United States

Michael Becomes A Storm-force Post-tropical Low As It Moves Away From The United States

| October 12, 2018 @ 3:48 am

All Tropical Cyclone Warnings And Watches Discontinued

Read More

Michael Continues To Weaken, Heavy Rains Continue To Fall Over Georgia

Michael Continues To Weaken, Heavy Rains Continue To Fall Over Georgia

| October 10, 2018 @ 9:18 pm

NOAA Doppler weather radar data indicate that the center of Michael is now moving into south-central Georgia. Winds are continuing to decease across the Florida panhandle.

Read More

Michael Weakens To A Category 2 Storm, Still A Dangerous Hurricane

Michael Weakens To A Category 2 Storm, Still A Dangerous Hurricane

| October 10, 2018 @ 6:15 pm

Eye of Michael moving through southwestern Georgia. Life threatening storm surge along the coast and damaging winds inland continue.

Read More

Michael Continues To Be A Dangerous Hurricane While Losing Wind Strength

Michael Continues To Be A Dangerous Hurricane While Losing Wind Strength

| October 10, 2018 @ 4:20 pm

LOCATION…30.9N 85.1W
ABOUT 30 MILES W OF BAINBRIDGE, GEORGIA
ABOUT 70 MILES SW OF ALBANY, GEORGIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 125 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT: NNE AT 16 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 932 MB

Read More

Michael Has Weakened Some, Still Remains A Strong Category 4 Storm

Michael Has Weakened Some, Still Remains A Strong Category 4 Storm

| October 10, 2018 @ 3:02 pm

The eye of Hurricane Michael is currently located just to the west of Altha, Florida, and will be crossing I-10 within the next several minutes.

Read More

Category Four Hurricane Michael Making Landfall Between Tyndall AFB and Mexico Beach

Category Four Hurricane Michael Making Landfall Between Tyndall AFB and Mexico Beach

| October 10, 2018 @ 12:29 pm

Hurricane Michael is making landfall right now right now between Tyndall AFB and Mexico Beach, Florida.

Read More

Noon Update on Extremely Dangerous Hurricane Michael:  Max Winds 150, CP 919 Millibars

Noon Update on Extremely Dangerous Hurricane Michael: Max Winds 150, CP 919 Millibars

| October 10, 2018 @ 12:04 pm

Hurricane Michael will likely be the third strongest U.S. landfalling hurricane with a central pressure of 919 millibars. If it maintains this pressure until it makes landfall, it will pass Hurricane Katrina for third place. It might be even stronger.

Read More

Hurricane Michael An Hour From Landfall, Eyewall Now Onshore

Hurricane Michael An Hour From Landfall, Eyewall Now Onshore

| October 10, 2018 @ 11:53 am

Hurricane force winds are now being felt along the coast as the eyewall of Hurricane Michael is moving onshore between Panama City Beach and Port St. Joe.

Read More

Reports From The Coast As Of 11:30 AM

Reports From The Coast As Of 11:30 AM

| October 10, 2018 @ 11:34 am

Already getting plenty of reports coming in from the Florida panhandle, including wind gusts of hurricane-strength, storm surge flooding, and structural damage.

Read More

Hurricane Michael As Of 11:00 AM CDT

Hurricane Michael As Of 11:00 AM CDT

| October 10, 2018 @ 11:03 am

A private weather station on St. George Island, Florida, recently reported a sustained wind of 46 mph (74 km/h) and wind gust of 66 mph (106 km/h).

Read More

Life-Threatening Hurricane Michael Now Has Top Winds of 150 mph, Pressure Down to 923 Millibars

Life-Threatening Hurricane Michael Now Has Top Winds of 150 mph, Pressure Down to 923 Millibars

| October 10, 2018 @ 10:40 am

Hurricane Michael continues to rapidly intensify right up to landfall. Top winds are now 150 mph and the central pressure is 920 mb.

Read More

The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale

The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale

| October 10, 2018 @ 10:39 am

The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale is a 1 to 5 rating based on a hurricane’s sustained wind speed. This scale estimates potential property damage. Hurricanes reaching Category 3 and higher are considered major hurricanes because of their potential for significant loss of life and damage.

Read More

Extreme Wind Warning Now Issued For Parts Of The Florida Panhandle

Extreme Wind Warning Now Issued For Parts Of The Florida Panhandle

| October 10, 2018 @ 10:17 am

National Weather Service Doppler Radar indicated extreme winds in excess of 130 MPH, associated with the eyewall of Hurricane Michael, were moving onshore.

Read More

The Latest On Hurricane Michael At 10:00 AM

The Latest On Hurricane Michael At 10:00 AM

| October 10, 2018 @ 9:55 am

Maximum Sustained Winds: 145 MPH
Minimum Central Pressure: 928 mb
Movement: NNE at 14 MPH
Location: About 60 miles SW of Panama City and about 65 miles WSW of Apalachicola.

Read More