Category Archive: Tropical Weather

Oct 05

Hurricane Matthew: A Concerning, Heightened Threat For East Florida, Southeast Coast.

Hurricane Matthew already has a very lengthy resume and track record as it barrels into the Bahamas, having torn through parts of Haiti and Cuba. Matthew continues to remain a high-end Category 3 hurricane with 120 mph sustained winds. Now that is entering the Bahamas, there is increased water real-estate, water that is very warm …

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Aug 31

Tropical Storm Hermine: News, Notes and Concerns

As of earlier today, Tropical Storm Hermine had formed in the Gulf of Mexico as expected. Right off the bat, what concerned me was that it was stationary in the Gulf as convection was really flaring up. What does that mean? It was beginning to really develop as it has been in an environment most …

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Aug 30

Tropical Depression 9: News, Notes and Concerns

Nearly two weeks later and Tropical Depression Nine (TD 9) continues to march onward, despite the plethora of rumors and forecast a week ago that called for its demise as it tracked north of Hispaniola and Cuba. As of this evening, TD 9 is continuing to show signs of convection with new thunderstorms firing on …

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Aug 26

The Latest on Invest 99L; Do Not Let Your Guard Down, Yet.

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve seen on social media from Facebook to Twitter that Invest 99L is done. For those unaware, Invest 99L is the tropical wave north of Hispaniola and Cuba at the moment. There is no doubt that this tropical wave is on life support, lacking any real organization, but …

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May 27

Soon To Be Tropical Storm Bonnie To Impact Holiday Weekend Across Southeast Coast

As we head into Memorial Day weekend, confidence in the development of a tropical storm of the Southeast US coast continues to grow. The National Hurricane Center has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for the entire coast of South Carolina in anticipation of a land-falling tropical cyclone around midday Sunday. If this tropical depression does …

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May 25

The 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season: How Will It Shape Up?

A week from today, commences the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season. In recent years, we’ve encountered historically low numbers in terms of named storms, hurricanes and major hurricanes across the Atlantic Basin and Gulf of Mexico as these regions have seen minimal tropical activity.  Early on, global model guidance has been hinting at the tale of a …

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Oct 21

Major Flooding Situation To Unfold Across The Southern Plains

Flooding has been a dominant force in Mother Nature throughout the month of October and it can be a deadly force at that. Over the next 5-7 days, the southern Plains will be dealing with tremendous rainfall and the potential for major flooding. Flash Flood Watches are already in place across parts of eastern New …

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Oct 01

Hurricane Joaquin: Where Could It Go and the Major Flood Threat It Brings

Hurricane Joaquin is stationed near the Bahamas as a major hurricane with 130 mph winds. It should begin its northern ascent by tomorrow. Not a good situation for the folks in the Bahamas as Joaquin continues to batter the islands with hurricane force winds and major flooding.   Latest satellite view of Joaquin… notice the …

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Sep 30

Hurricane Joaquin: A Threat to the US East Coast

We are in the peak of the Atlantic Hurricane season, and without further adieu, we have Hurricane Joaquin in the western Atlantic. Currently moving teetering north of the Bahamas with 80 mph winds, Joaquin should begin a northward track by Friday. Here is the latest NHC update as of 11am EDT…   A look at …

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Aug 27

Tropical Storm Erika – Tougher Days Ahead, Still Could Strengthen

Tropical Storm Erika continues to hang on for life as it moves through the Caribbean Islands. Many times in its tropical storm life, it has shown signs that it was essentially on life support, while other times, it has shown signed of convective resurgence. Definitely not an easy forecast… The latest NHC forecast has a …

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