Post Tropical Storm Octave Track 1400 Hours October 19 2019
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Tropical Storm Octave

October 17, 2019 Janet Cole

Tropical Storm Octave – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 200 PM PDT Sat Oct 19, 2019 Deep convection has not returned, now being absent for at least 12 hours. The environment around Octave is […]

Post-Tropical Storm Melissa Track 1100 Hours October 14 2019
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Tropical Storm Melissa

October 11, 2019 Janet Cole

Tropical Storm Melissa –  (see Monday video below) NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 1100 AM AST Mon Oct 14, 2019 Melissa has transitioned to an extratropical cyclone. Shallow convection has become displaced greater than […]

Tropical Storm Narda Track 0900 Hours October 1 2019, 2019
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Tropical Storm Narda

September 28, 2019 Janet Cole

Tropical Storm Narda – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 900 AM MDT Tue Oct 01, 2019 Surface observations and first-light visible satellite imagery show that the surface circulation of Narda has dissipated along the […]

Tropical Depression Karen Track 1100 Hours September 27 2019
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Tropical Storm Karen

September 22, 2019 Janet Cole

Tropical Storm Karen – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 1100 AM AST Fri Sep 27, 2019 Corrected status to dissipated at 72 hours Karen’s (see Friday video below) associated convection is becoming increasingly disorganized, […]

Post Tropical Storm Mario Track 0900 Hours September 23 2019
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Tropical Storm Mario

September 17, 2019 Janet Cole

Tropical Storm Mario Forming – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 900 AM MDT Mon Sep 23, 2019 Mario’s quest as a tropical cyclone is over. The low has produced only a few small areas […]

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 Depression Lorena Track 0900 Hours September 22 2019
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Tropical Storm Lorena

September 15, 2019 Janet Cole

Tropical Storm Lorena  – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 900 AM MDT Sun Sep 22, 2019 The poorly defined center of what is left of Lorena (see Friday 12:00 video below) crossed the coast […]

Post Tropical Storm Jerry Track 1700 Hours September 25 2019
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Tropical Storm Jerry

September 12, 2019 Janet Cole

Tropical Storm Jerry – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 500 PM AST Wed Sep 25, 2019 Multiple scatterometer passes over Jerry (see Wednesday video below) indicate that the cyclone no longer has sustained tropical-storm-force […]

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 0500 Hours September 24 2019
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Tropical Storm Kiko

September 5, 2019 Janet Cole

Tropical Storm Kiko – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 500 AM HST Tue Sep 24, 2019 Forty to forty-five knots of south-southwesterly shear has caused Kiko’s (see Tuesday video below) convection to become displaced […]

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 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 […]

East Coast Gulf Cruise Ports Severe Weather
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East Coast Gulf Cruise Ports Severe Weather

March 7, 2019 Janet Cole

East Coast Gulf Cruise Ports Severe Weather (see video below) – March 7 weekend cruise port weather outlook is for precipitation of one kind or another. A low-pressure system will track across the lower 48 […]

Winter Storm Diego Pounds North Carolina Virginia
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Winter Storm Diego Pounds North Carolina Virginia

December 9, 2018 Janet Cole

Winter Storm Diego Pounds North Carolina Virginia (see video below) – North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper warned residents to ‘hunker down’ as Winter Storm Diego approached.  More than 1,400 flights were canceled on Sunday. Most of […]

Tropical Storm Kirk Track 1700 Hours September 28 2018
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Tropical Storm Kirk

September 22, 2018 Janet Cole

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 500 PM AST Fri Sep 28 2018 Tropical Storm Kirk (see 12 videos below) is barely meeting the criteria for a tropical cyclone. The small low-level center is still exposed […]

Tropical Depression Florence Rainfall Forecast 0500 Hours September 17 2018
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Tropical Storm Florence

August 28, 2018 Janet Cole

NWS Weather Prediction Center College Park MD 1100 AM EDT Mon Sep 17 2018  (see 24 videos below) SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT…1500 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————– LOCATION…38.5N 82.9W ABOUT 240 MI…385 KM W OF CHARLOTTESVILLE VIRGINIA […]