January 23, 2020

National Hurricane Center: 2 Tropical cyclones may form over Caribbean, Atlantic

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From Brevard Times MIAMI, Florida – Two separate tropical cyclones may form over the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, according to a Tropical Weather Outlook issued at 2 p.m. EST on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, by NOAA’s National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida NHC forecasts that a broad area of low pressure will form […]

Could we see Caribbean tropical development during the first half of May?

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From Soualiga Newsday Sint Maarten SINT MAARTEN/CARIBBEAN – Caribbean Tropical Development is possible during the first half of May, according to Crown Weather. “The long range operational GFS model and its ensemble members continue to strongly hint at the potential for tropical development to occur somewhere in the Caribbean during the first two weeks of […]

Hurricane Matthew reorganizing over the Bahamas; major shift in long-range track

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By: Jeff Masters , From Weather Underground Hurricane Matthew was a weakened a Category 3 hurricane with 115 mph winds on Wednesday morning at 8 am EDT, thanks to the disruptions to the storm caused by landfalls in Haiti and Cuba on Tuesday. However, the storm is re-organizing over the warm waters of The Bahamas, […]

Matthew dumping extreme rains; threat to southeast U.S. growing

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By: Jeff Masters and Bob Henson , 6From Weather Underground Very dangerous Hurricane Matthew is maintaining Category 4 strength as it heads northwards at 6 mph, and is already dumping potentially catastrophic rains on Haiti and the Dominican Republic. An unusual area of extra spin and low pressure that has been embedded on the east […]

Hurricane Hunters find hurricane-force winds in Matthew; wind shear attacking storm

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By Jeff Masters From Weather Underground Tropical Storm Watches are posted for the ABC islands of the Netherlands Antilles—Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao—as Tropical Storm Matthew advances westwards at 16 mph across the eastern Caribbean. An Air Force hurricane hunter aircraft was in Matthew on Thursday morning, and at 9 am EDT found hurricane-force winds of […]

Tropical Storm Matthew forms in the Lesser Antilles Islands

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By: Jeff Masters From Weather Underground Tropical Storm Warnings are flying in the Lesser Antilles Islands thanks to newly-formed Tropical Storm Matthew. An Air Force hurricane hunter aircraft found on Wednesday morning that Invest 97L had finally developed a closed circulation, and had surface winds near 60 mph in a powerful cluster of thunderstorms that […]

Weather Underground Update: Potential Trouble in Tropical Atlantic

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By: Bob Henson and Jeff Masters From Weather Underground A tropical wave located a few hundred miles south-southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands on Saturday morning was poorly organized, with only a limited amount of heavy thunderstorm activity and spin. This wave was under low to moderate wind shear of 5 – 15 knots and […]

WEATHER WATCH: Possible tropical storm in the Caribbean early October

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From Soualiga Newsday Sint Maarten SINT MAARTEN/CARIBBEAN – It appears that the weather pattern may become quite favorable for the development of a tropical system in the Caribbean around the beginning of October, according to a Crown Weather report on Monday. “This favorable pattern looks to consist of lowering barometric pressures over the Caribbean and […]

99L poised to become Tropical Storm Hermine

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By: Bob Henson and Jeff Masters , 3:57 PM GMT on August 24, 2016 From Weather Underground Invest 99L is already bringing winds of tropical storm force to the northern Lesser Antilles Islands, and it could become a tropical storm at any time over the next day as it heads west-northwest at 15 mph towards […]

A Memorial Day Weekend Tropical System for the Southeast U.S.?

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By Jeff Masters From Weather Underground We’re fast approaching the official June 1 start of the Atlantic hurricane season, and we already have an area of concern to watch for possible genesis of a tropical depression during the coming Memorial Day weekend. An area of low pressure is expected to form on Friday near to […]