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  • Hurricane Florence pummels the Carolinas [CNN reporter:It's absolute pandemonium in North Carolina]

    09/15/2018 8:16:53 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 42 replies
    CNN ^ | 9/14/2018 | CNN's Miguel Marquez
    CNN's Miguel Marquez reports from Carolina Beach, North Carolina,
  • Sub-Tropical Storm Vs. Tropical Storm… What’s The Difference?

    05/27/2018 6:55:38 AM PDT · by BBell · 30 replies
    Friday morning, the National Hurricane Center in Miami issued a statement announcing the first named storm of the 2018 Atlantic Basin Hurricane Season. Subtropical Storm Alberto had formed in the northeastern Caribbean, just off the coast of Cozumel, Mexico. Most of us are familiar with the term “Tropical” storm. But what exactly is a “Sub”tropical storm? A subtropical storm is actually a hybrid of an extratropical storm, and a tropical storm. So we’ll identify all three types of storms. EXTRA-TROPICAL STORM An extratropical storm has a cold core at its central point. It is often associated with frontal zones, such...
  • TS [Possible Hurricane]Philippe

    10/28/2017 4:55:17 PM PDT · by topher · 11 replies
    Tropical Sytem Philippe Track Forecast Discussion #5 5:00 PM 28-Oct-2017 000 WTNT43 KNHC 282052 TCDAT3 Tropical Storm Philippe Discussion Number 5 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL182017 500 PM EDT Sat Oct 28 2017 Satellite images, radar data from Cuba and Key West, and surface observations indicate the depression has turned northward over the past few hours, and has also strengthened into a tropical storm. The initial intensity of 35 kt is based on a surface observation of 35 kt in a brief squall from Grand Cayman at 1444Z, a recent AMSU estimate of 37 kt, and average Key...
  • Heads Up S.Florida/T.S. Philippe/Midnight Tonight

    10/28/2017 2:52:33 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 1 replies ^ | October 28, 2017 | Youtube vlogger BPEarthwatch
    Video at link is 3:06 minutes in length. Vlogger relies upon National Hurricane Center simulations - diagram of new projected path at the start of the video. Storm is moving very fast at 29 miles per hour. This isn't the only vlogger who says this storm resembles Hurricane Sandy. Quick summary of the first minute of the video below in case you don't want to watch a video. Currently the storm is sitting over the left edge of Cuba with winds of 40 miles per hour. If it maintains it's current speed of 29 miles per hour. By 2 am...
  • Tropical Storm To Move Over South Florida/Comet (5 min 17 second video)

    10/28/2017 2:00:48 PM PDT · by ransomnote ^ | 10/28/17 | Youtube vlogger BPEarthwatch
    Video at link. The first minute of the video covers an unrelated topic (comet). The NOAA projected path and timing diagram is shown the 1:28 mark.
  • NATE appears to have rapidly intensified - Rare feature appears above storm!

    10/07/2017 12:24:10 AM PDT · by ransomnote · 25 replies ^ | October 6, 2017 | MrMBB333 video blogger on Youtube
    Full Title: UPDATE: NATE appears to have rapidly intensified - Rare feature appears above storm! Video at link. Vlogger says that Nate has strengthened beyond projections as it enters the gulf of Mexico.
  • Hurricane Nate

    10/05/2017 8:49:41 PM PDT · by NautiNurse · 328 replies
    NHC/NOAA ^ | 10/5/2017 | NHC/NOAA
    Tropical Storm Nate is emerging from Honduras into the Western Caribbean. Forecast models are in agreement that Nate will continue into the Gulf of Mexico. Oil companies have begun evacuations of offshore platforms. Nate is forecast to reach the northern Gulf Coast this weekend as a hurricane, and the threat of direct impacts from wind, storm surge, and heavy rainfall is increasing from Louisiana through the western Florida Panhandle. Hurricane and tropical storm watches, as well as a storm surge watch, have been issued for a portion of the northern Gulf Coast, and residents in these areas should monitor the...
  • Tropical Storm Nate Likely To Form From System In Caribbean (Florida Panhandle?)

    10/04/2017 11:27:37 AM PDT · by blam · 51 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10-4-2017 | Travis Fedschun
    After a brief pause in tropical activity, another system formed Wednesday in the Caribbean and will likely become Tropical Storm Nate, according to the National Hurricane Center. Tropical Depression 16 is located about 210 miles south-southeast of Cabo Gracias a Dios on the border of Nicaragua and Honduras, the weather service said in its 11 a.m. ET advisory. The system has sustained winds of about 35 mph, moving northwest at 7 mph, and "is expected to become a tropical storm later today or tonight." Meteorologist Adam Klotz has more Video NOAA predicts most active hurricane season since 2010 "On the...

    10/04/2017 10:28:37 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 21 replies ^ | 10-04-2017 | Staff
  • Tropical Storm Irma

    08/30/2017 6:57:00 AM PDT · by cll · 50 replies
    Tropical Storm Irma forms off the Cape Verde Islands with winds in excess of 45 MPH. The National Hurricane Center will begin issuing advisories on this storm beginning at 11:00 AM EDT. Source: Hurricane Center PR.
  • Tropical Storm Cindy Forms in Gulf of Mexico

    06/20/2017 1:29:17 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 42 replies ^ | 06-20-2017 | Staff

    08/31/2016 2:42:57 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 53 replies
    National Hurricane Center ^ | 08-31-2016 | NOAA
  • Coastal Watches/Warnings and 5-Day Forecast Cone for Storm Center [TD9 in Gulf]

    08/30/2016 1:39:44 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 18 replies
    NOAA ^ | 08-30-2016 | Government
  • Brewing tropical storm may threaten Bahamas, Florida as a hurricane (Hermine)

    08/24/2016 6:36:37 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 47 replies
    AccuWeather ^ | August 24, 2016 | Alex Sosnowski
    A budding tropical disturbance has the potential to strengthen significantly and reach Florida and the Bahamas with strong winds, coastal flooding and torrential rainfall during Sunday and Monday. Only one of two active Atlantic tropical systems poses a significant threat to land during the next 10 days. That system, dubbed 99L, has the potential to become Tropical Depression Eight and Tropical Storm Hermine this week. The disturbance, currently located about 1,000 miles southeast of Miami, is forecast to take a general west to west-northwest path near Puerto Rico on Wednesday night and near Hispaniola on Thursday. "The exact track of...
  • Tropical Storm Colin

    06/05/2016 8:35:40 AM PDT · by NautiNurse · 154 replies
    NOAA/NHC ^ | 5 June 2016 | NOAA/NHC
    Tropical Depression 3 has formed in the extreme southern Gulf of Mexico. A Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for the Florida Gulf Coast from Indian Pass to Englewood. The primary hazards with this system are expected to be flooding from heavy rains and some coastal flooding from storm surge. This system is expected to develop into Tropical Storm Colin. Public Advisories
  • Tropical Storm Bonnie

    05/28/2016 1:47:51 PM PDT · by NautiNurse · 48 replies
    NOAA/NHC ^ | May 28, 2016 | NOAA/NHC
    The 2016 tropical storm season is making its mark with an unusually early start. Tropical Storm Bonnie promises to wash out coastal plans for the Carolina coast. Public Advisories
  • Hurricane Patricia: Flood Threat for Millions But Winds Weaken to Depression

    10/24/2015 4:20:44 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 28 replies
    After Hurricane Patricia menaced Mexico as one of the strongest storms to ever make landfall, officials said early reports showed no major damage Saturday as the once-ferocious system deteriorated into a post-tropical cyclone. Howling winds had battered trees, flooded streets and ripped down power lines overnight Friday in coastal areas of southwestern Mexico — but the posh tourist resorts, bustling ports and fishing villages dotting the Pacific Coast region appeared largely unscathed as the storm soaked mostly sparsely populated stretches. Rescue workers were still assessing the damage from the record-setting hurricane, and there were no immediate reports of casualties. Mexican...
  • Florida Declares State Of Emergency As Tropical Storm Erika Approaches

    08/28/2015 9:26:30 AM PDT · by Jed Eckert · 141 replies
    Fox Business ^ | August 28, 2015 | Claudia Assis
    Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared state of emergency Friday ahead of Tropical Storm Erika, currently drenching the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico and headed for the Dominican Republic. Erika, moving to the west-northwest at 17 miles per hour, is expected to gradually turn north as it approaches Florida Sunday evening,.....
  • FEMA denies Hawaii’s post-storm disaster request

    08/28/2014 11:33:34 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 29, 2014 12:02 AM EDT | Jennifer Sinco Kelleher
    The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Thursday denied Hawaii’s request for a major disaster declaration after Tropical Storm Iselle. Iselle made landfall over the Big Island’s isolated and rural Puna region nearly three weeks ago, knocking down trees and power lines. FEMA denied the request because “it has been determined that the damage from this event was not of such severity and magnitude to go beyond the capabilities of the state, affected local governments and voluntary agencies,” the agency wrote to the state Thursday. …
  • (Tropical Storm)Cristobal Will Bring Rough Surf To US Eastern Beaches

    08/24/2014 2:55:23 PM PDT · by blam · 23 replies ^ | 8-24-2014 | Kristina Pydynowski, Senior Meteorologist
    Kristina Pydynowski, Senior MeteorologistAugust 24, 2014 Tropical Storm Cristobal has taken shape and is expected to become a hurricane and impact the Atlantic beaches of the United States with hazardous conditions. Tropical Depression Four strengthened into Tropical Storm Cristobal at 6:20 a.m. EDT Sunday. Cristobal was churning near the southern Bahamas at that time. Cristobal is forecast to stay east of the U.S. this week. However the Atlantic coast will not be free of impacts from the tropical system. "Even if a tropical storm or hurricane was to stay east of the Atlantic coast of the U.S., a strong system...