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 Nestor Track 1700 Hours October 19 2019
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Tropical Storm Nestor

October 15, 2019 Janet Cole

Tropical Storm Nestor (see Saturday 5:00 pm video below) – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 500 PM EDT Sat Oct 19, 2019 The center of Post-Tropical Cyclone Nestor made landfall along on St. Vincent […]

Tropical Storm Ema Track 2300 Hours October 13, 2019
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Tropical Storm Ema

October 12, 2019 Janet Cole

Tropical Storm Ema –  (see Saturday video below) NWS Central Pacific Hurricane Center Honolulu HI 1100 PM HST Sun Oct 13, 2019 The low-level circulation center of Ema has been exposed since around 13/1200Z, with […]

Rhapsody of the Seas Crew Overboard Death
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Rhapsody of the Seas Crew Overboard Death

October 1, 2019 Janet Cole

On Sunday, September 29, 2019,  Mansley Pereira, 35, who worked as a waiter aboard Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s ship Rhapsody of the Seas, went overboard (see video below) while the cruise ship was docked in […]

Hurricane Lorenzo Track 1100 Hours October 2 2019 2019
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Tropical Storm Lorenzo

September 23, 2019 Janet Cole

Hurricane Lorenzo – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 1100 AM AST Wed Oct 02, 2019 Lorenzo (see Wednesday video below) has completed its transition into a powerful extratropical cyclone and this will be 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, […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]