Tropical Storm Vicente Track 1600 Hours October 20 2018
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Tropical Storm Vicente

October 18, 2018 Janet Cole

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 400 PM CDT Sat Oct 20 2018 Tropical Storm Vicente (see 3 videos below) – The cloud pattern associated with Vicente is quite peculiar. In addition on being unusually small, […]

Tropical Storm Willa Track 1600 Hours October 20 2018
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Tropical Storm Willa

October 17, 2018 Janet Cole

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 400 PM CDT Sat Oct 20 2018 Tropical Storm Willa (see 2 videos below) appears to be wrapping up quickly, and the low-level center is now embedded beneath a ragged […]

Tropical Storm Oscar Forming 0800 Hours October 16 2018
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Tropical Storm Oscar

October 14, 2018 Janet Cole

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: A well-defined low pressure system (see 2 videos below) located near the northwestern […]

Tropical Depression Tara Track 1600 Hours October 16 2018
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Tropical Storm Tara

October 11, 2018 Janet Cole

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 400 PM CDT Tue Oct 16 2018 Tropical Storm Tara – Interaction with the mountainous terrain of southwestern Mexico, along with some modest southeasterly wind shear and drier mid-level […]

Tropical Storm Nadine Track 2300 Hours October 12 2018
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Tropical Storm Nadine

October 7, 2018 Janet Cole

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 1100 PM AST Fri Oct 12 2018 Tropical Storm Nadine  (see 3 videos below) – ASCAT data indicate that Nadine no longer has a closed circulation nor a well-defined […]

Sub-Tropical Storm Michael Track 0500 Hours October 12 2018
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Tropical Storm Michael

October 2, 2018 Janet Cole

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 500 AM EDT Fri Oct 12 2018 Tropical Storm Michael – (see 34 videos below)Satellite imagery and surface observations indicate that Michael has become a storm-force extratropical low as it […]

Post-Tropical Storm Leslie 1700 Hours October 13 2018
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Tropical Storm Leslie

September 22, 2018 Janet Cole

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 500 PM AST Sat Oct 13 2018 After a total of 70 advisories, long-lived Leslie has become post-tropical just west of the coast of Portugal, finally succumbing to the […]

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 Sergio 1200 Hours October 12 2018
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Tropical Storm Sergio

September 19, 2018 Janet Cole

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 900 AM MDT Fri Oct 12 2018 The center of Sergio  (see 11 videos below) crossed the central portion of the Baja California peninsula and is now moving over the […]

Tropical Storm Isaac Reforming 0800 Hours September 17 2018
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Tropical Storm Isaac

September 6, 2018 Janet Cole

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Mon Sep 17 2018 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Depression Joyce, located […]

Post Tropical Storm Paul 0200 Hours September 12 2018
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Tropical Storm Paul

September 3, 2018 Janet Cole

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 200 AM PDT Wed Sep 12 2018 For the first time since 14 August, the northeast Pacific has no tropical cyclones. Paul (see Monday night video below) has lacked organized […]

Tropical Storm Helene 1100 Hours September 16 2018
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Tropical Storm Helene

September 3, 2018 Janet Cole

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 1100 AM AST Sun Sep 16 2018 Helene’s (see 9 videos below) cloud pattern has transformed into that of an extratropical cyclone, with a large area of cold cloud tops […]

Tropical Storm Gordon Rainfall 0800 Hours September 6 2018
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Tropical Storm Gordon

August 30, 2018 Janet Cole

Tropical Storm Gordon – NWS Weather Prediction Center College Park MD 1000 PM CDT Thu Sep 06 2018 DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK  (see Thursday video below) At 1000 PM CDT (0300 UTC), Tropical Depression Gordon was located […]

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Tropical Storm Olivia

August 27, 2018 Janet Cole

NWS Central Pacific Hurricane Center Honolulu HI 500 AM HST Thu Sep 13 2018 Olivia (see Thurs video below)continues to move rapidly toward the west-southwest away from the main Hawaiian Islands this morning. Southwesterly vertical […]

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Tropical Storm Norman

August 27, 2018 Janet Cole

NWS Central Pacific Hurricane Center Honolulu HI 500 AM HST Sat Sep 08 2018 Deep convection near the exposed low-level circulation center (LLCC) of Norman(see Friday video below)  dissipated around 07Z last evening, and has […]

Tropical Storm Ernesto Post-Tropical Track 0500 Hours August 18 2018
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Tropical Storm Ernesto

August 10, 2018 Janet Cole

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 500 AM AST Sat Aug 18 2018 Ernesto (see Friday afternoon video below) lost all its associated deep convection and the circulation is becoming elongated. On this basis, it is […]

Hurricane Hector Track August 6 2018
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Category 4 Hurricane Hector Nears Hilo Hawaii

August 6, 2018 Janet Cole

Category 4 Hurricane Hector Nears Hilo Hawaii – The Central Pacific Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Hurricane Hector, located about 900 miles east-southeast of Hilo, Hawaii. The latest model guidance remains tightly clustered and […]

Hurricane Hector Track 2300 Hours August 12 2018
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Tropical Storm Hector

July 26, 2018 Janet Cole

NWS Central Pacific Hurricane Center Honolulu HI 1100 PM HST Sun Aug 12 2018 Hector’s appearance has severely degraded according to satellite imagery this evening. The low-level circulation center (LLCC) is becoming almost entirely exposed, […]

Alaska Cleveland Volcano Alert Level Orange
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Alaska Mount Cleveland Volcano Alert Level Orange

July 25, 2018 Janet Cole

Alaska Mount Cleveland Volcano Alert Level Orange – Mount Cleveland (also known as Cleveland Volcano) (see July 23 video below) is a nearly symmetrical stratovolcano on the western end of Chuginadak Island, which is part of the Islands of Four Mountains just […]

Tropical Depression Gilma 1700 Hours July 28 2018
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Tropical Storm Gilma

July 12, 2018 Janet Cole

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 500 PM PDT Sat Jul 28 2018 For the eastern North Pacific…east of 140 degrees west longitude: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Depression Gilma, located […]

Hurricane Chris Track 1100 Hours July 12 2018
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Tropical Storm Chris

July 6, 2018 Janet Cole

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 805 PM EDT Thu Jul 12 2018 Tropical Weather Discussion for North America, Central America Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea, northern sections of South America, and Atlantic Ocean to […]