Gearing Up for the 2012 ATL Season

By: BahaHurican, 4:37 PM GMT on May 13, 2012

In a little under three weeks, the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season will officially get underway. With neutral - warm conditions expected to prevail in the ENSO and a weak El Nino likely to form by the end of the year, most forecasters are predicting an average to slightly above average season in terms of the number of named storms. However, several indicators suggest that those systems which form are more likely to impact land, due to the likelihood of formation al...

2012 Hurricane Season Bahamas Turks and Caicos

Updated: 5:27 PM GMT on May 13, 2012

Hurricane Irene First Major Bahamas / TCI Threat of the 2011 Season

By: BahaHurican, 4:24 PM GMT on August 23, 2011

Category 2 Hurricane Irene as it approaches the Turks and Caicos Islands and Southeastern Bahamas. Notice an eye is becoming visible.Irene, the ninth storm and first hurricane of the 2011 hurricane season, is poised to deliver a major blow to the island archipelago of The Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands. The NHC issued the following positon statement at 11 a.m. this morning:SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION-----------------------------------...

Bahamas Turks and Caicos Major Hurricane

Updated: 4:27 PM GMT on August 23, 2011

Tropical Storm Watches Up in The Bahamas and Turks and Caicos for TS Emily

By: BahaHurican, 10:24 PM GMT on August 02, 2011

5:08 p.m. EDTAt 5 p.m. today, the Bahamian government posted watches for the Southeast Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Island in advance of the arrival there on Thursday of Tropical Storm Emily. Emily, the 5th named storm of the 2011 season, is currently located near latitude 15.8°N and longitude 65.4°W or about 185 miles south of San Juan, Puerto Rico. This position is also about 600 miles southeast of Providenciales and Inagua. Emily is expected to move genera...

Hurricane Bahamas Turks and Caicos

Updated: 10:42 PM GMT on August 02, 2011

Tropical Storm Bret Forms Near Abaco Cays

By: BahaHurican, 1:39 AM GMT on July 18, 2011

The second named storm of the 2011 season formed today in waters near Walker's and Grand Cay in the northern Bahamas. The low, which formed along a frontal boundary that exited the US coast, drifted south towards the Bahamas and became more organized as the day progressed, and was declared Tropical Depression Two at 5 p.m. today. After further investigation by a Hurricane Hunter flight, the depression was upgraded to Tropical Storm Bret at 8 p.m.BULLETINTROPICAL S...

Updated: 1:43 AM GMT on July 18, 2011

Hurricane Tomas Approaches Inagua, Mayaguana, and the Caicos Islands

By: BahaHurican, 11:18 PM GMT on November 05, 2010

7 p. m.Deadly Hurricane Tomas, with a devastating track record from its trip through the Eastern Caribbean last weekend, is set to strike Inagua and Mayaguana and to bring hurricane force winds to the Caicos Islands later this evening.At 5 p.m. EDT, Hurricane Tomas was located near 20.3°N 73.8°W, or about 70 miles southwest of Inagua. It was moving to the northeast at about 14 mph. At that rate, the eye of Tomas is likely to cross Inagua at about 10 p.m. tonight,...

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