Tropical Depression Imelda Track 2200 Hours September 17 2017
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Tropical Storm Imelda

September 17, 2019 Janet Cole

Tropical Storm Imelda  – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 1000 PM CDT Tue Sep 17, 2019 The center of the tropical cyclone (see video below) continues to move farther inland over southeast Texas, with […]

Tropical Storm Lorena Track 2100 Hours September 21 2019
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Tropical Storm Lorena

September 15, 2019 Janet Cole

Tropical Storm Lorena  – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 900 PM MDT Sat Sep 21, 2019 Recent SSMI/S and WindSat microwave overpasses helped locate the center of Lorena (see Friday 12:00 video below), which […]

Tropical Storm Jerry Track 2300 Hours September 21 2019
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Tropical Storm Jerry

September 12, 2019 Janet Cole

Tropical Storm Jerry – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 1100 PM AST Sat Sep 21, 2019 Jerry’s (see Saturday 11:00 pm video below) center is still exposed to the northwest of the bulk of […]

Hurricane Humberto Track 1100 Hours September 19 2019
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Tropical Storm Humberto

September 6, 2019 Janet Cole

Hurricane Humberto – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 1100 AM AST Thu Sep 19, 2019 Humberto  (see Thurs video below) is still a powerful hurricane, but the system is in the process of transitioning […]

Tropical Storm Kiko Track 0800 Hours September 21 2019
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Tropical Storm Kiko

September 5, 2019 Janet Cole

Tropical Storm Kiko – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM PDT Sat Sep 21, 2019 A couple of recent microwave images shows that the low and mid-level centers of Kiko (see Friday video […]

Tropical Storm Gabrielle Track 1700 Hours September 9 2019
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Tropical Storm Gabrielle

September 3, 2019 Janet Cole

NWS Weather Prediction Center College Park MD 500 PM AST Mon Sep 09 2019 Satellite imagery continues to show symmetric convection around the center of Gabrielle (see Monday video below) despite some gradual warming in […]

Tropical Storm Fernand Track 0700 Hours, September 4 2019
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Tropical Storm Fernand

September 1, 2019 Janet Cole

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 400 AM CDT Wed Sep 04 2019 An ASCAT-C scatterometer pass around 0310 UTC indicated a few wind vectors of 38-40 kt in the northwestern quadrant of the circulation. […]

Hurricane Juliette Track 2300 Hours September 5 2019
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Tropical Storm Juliette

September 1, 2019 Janet Cole

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 1100 PM HST Thu Sep 05 2019 Tropical Storm Juliette (see video below) This evening’s satellite presentation is showing a considerable amount of deterioration of Juliette’s inner core. The […]

Post Tropical Storm Erin Track 0500 Hours August 29 2019
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Tropical Storm Erin

August 24, 2019 Janet Cole

  NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 500 AM EDT Thu Aug 29, 2019 Satellite imagery (see Wednesday video below) and scatterometer data indicate that Erin is merging with a frontal system and is now an […]

Hurricane Dorian Track 1100 Hours September 7 2019
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Tropical Storm Dorian

August 23, 2019 Janet Cole

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 1100 AM AST Sat Sep 07 2019 Satellite imagery this morning indicates that Dorian (see Saturday video below) is starting extratropical transition, with cold air clouds entraining into the […]

Tropical Depression Chantal Track 1100 Hours August 23 2019
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Tropical Storm Chantal

August 16, 2019 Janet Cole

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 1100 AM AST Fri Aug 23, 2019 Chantal  (see Wednesday video below)is currently producing only small bursts of convection over the northern semicircle, and visible satellite imagery suggests that […]

Tropical Depression Ivo Track 0800 Hours August 25 2019
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Tropical Storm Ivo

August 12, 2019 Janet Cole

Tropical Storm Ivo – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 200 PM PDT Sun Aug 25, 2019 The initial motion is 340/07 kt. Ivo has slowed down due to the system weakening and becoming vertically shallow. […]

Tropical Depression Henriette Track 0200 Hours August 13 2019
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Tropical Storm Henriette

August 8, 2019 Janet Cole

Tropical Storm Henriette – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 200 AM PDT Tue Aug 13, 2019 Tropical Storm Henriette’s (see video below) Deep convection associated with Henriette dissipated shortly after the release of the previous advisory, with […]

Tropical Storm Gil Track 0800 Hours August 4 2019
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Tropical Storm Gil

July 31, 2019 Janet Cole

Tropical Storm Gil Forming (see Thursday video below) – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM PDT Sun Aug 04, 2019 Shortly after 1200 UTC, Gil lost all of its central deep convection due to strong […]

Tropical Depression Flossie Track 1100 Hours August 05, 2019
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Tropical Storm Flossie

July 28, 2019 Janet Cole

Tropical Storm Flossie – NWS Central Pacific Hurricane Center Honolulu HI 500 PM HST Mon Aug 05 2019 Vigorous deep convection (see Monday video below)  has been persistent through much of the day to the northeast […]

Tropical Depression Erick Track 0500 hours August 4 2019
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Tropical Storm Erick

July 24, 2019 Janet Cole

Tropical Storm Erick – NWS Central Pacific Hurricane Center Honolulu HI 500 AM HST Sun Aug 04 2019 Deep convection has again developed over Erick’s (see  Friday video below) low-level circulation center (LLCC) early this morning. This […]

Tropical Storm Dalila Track 0200 Hours July 24 2019
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Tropical Storm Dalila

July 16, 2019 Janet Cole

Tropical Storm Dalila – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 200 AM PDT Wed Jul 24,  2019 Dalila has maintained a robust low-level circulation based on recent scatterometer wind data, but those data also indicate that […]

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Cruise Ship Deaths Database 2019 Upgrade

July 10, 2019 Janet Cole

Cruise Ship Deaths Database 2019 Upgrade – Today we upgraded the Cruise Ship Deaths database. Originally, the database was easily searched by name, gender, date, cruise line, cruise ship, and age. When we rolled out the […]

Tropical Storm Barry Track 1300 Hours July 14 2019
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Tropical Storm Barry

July 8, 2019 Janet Cole

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 1000 AM CDT Sun Jul 14, 2019 Tropical Storm Barry’s (see Sunday video below) radar and satellite presentations have continued to degrade, which is typical for an inland tropical cyclone. […]

Tropical Depression Cosme Track 0200 Hours July 8 2019
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Tropical Storm Cosme

June 30, 2019 Janet Cole

  Tropical Storm Cosme – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 200 AM PDT Mon Jul 08, 2019 Cosme continues to gradually weaken over 23 to 24 degree C waters and in a dry and stable […]

Post-Tropical Storm Barbara Track 0500 Hours July 6 2019
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Tropical Storm Barbara

June 27, 2019 Janet Cole

Hurricane Barbara –  NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 500 AM HST Sat Jul 06 2019 The combination of cold sea surface temperatures and strong westerly shear has taken a toll on Barbara. The system has […]