Skip to comments.Vigorous tropical wave
Posted on 09/28/2005 12:16:24 AM PDT by laz
A tropical wave in the Caribbean became more organized on Tuesday. Residents of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands may have to deal with bouts of heavy rain shortly. An Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft may be dispatched to check out the disturbance on Wednesday.
Another disturbance being watched is moving westward in the central Atlantic about halfway between Africa and South America near 10 degrees north. Convection is beginning to develop around a low pressure center associated with the system, so further development is possible.
In the central Pacific, Tropical Storm Kenneth (50 mph) is located about 910 miles ESE of Hilo, Hawaii, and drifting toward the NW. Kenneth is expected to grow weaker as it continues toward the northwest. In the western Pacific, Typhoon Longwang (120 mph), centered several hundred miles SW of Iwo Jima, is churning toward Okinawa. Longwang, as an even stronger typhoon, is expected to be approaching Okinawa late Friday U. S. time.
Sounds like the name of a Dance
Ah Shiite, not again. I'm still workin' on last years crap...............FRegards
It would be rare for a Cat 4 hurricane to strike the U.S. - but I three U.S. October Cat 4 strikes listed at NHC. I didn't find any Cat 5 hurricane strikes for October.
My local news-rag echoed the LAT with "Meteorologists expect a big hurricane in October" http://www.charleston.net/stories/?newsID=42150§ion=worldnation
TWC now says the wave in the Caribbean may not develop, and that the one in the mid-Atlantic is being subjected to shear. One can only hope.
Looks like those Japanese gangsters are determined to get it right. ;)
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