Tropical Depression Five Forms

By: JCThompson, 9:13 PM GMT on September 01, 2014



A tropical wave that we have been watching over the past couple of days has emerged from the Yucatan Peninsula intact. The Hurricane Hunters were able to detect a center of circulation and wind speeds sufficient to be classified a tropical depression.

When storms develop in the Bay of Campeche they usually intensify quickly due to surrounding terrain and warm water surface temperatures. Time is against the tropical depression as it continues t...

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Weather forecast for Eastern North Carolina. Atmospheric Science education from Penn State University and East Carolina University.

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