Isaac slamming Gulf Coast with damaging floods, tornadoes

By: Dr. Jeff Masters , 4:44 PM GMT on August 30, 2012

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Slow-moving Tropical Storm Isaac continues to hammer coastal Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida's Panhandle with tornadoes, torrential rains, high winds, and a damaging storm surge. Over the past 24 hours, destructive tornadoes have touched down in Biloxi and Pascagoula, Mississippi, and one person was killed by a tree falling on a car in Pearl River County, Mississippi. A major flood event is occurring in Slidell, Louisiana, where Isaac's storm surge filled Bayou Bonfouca and the W-14 Canal, inundating portions of the city with 1 - 5 feet of water. While Isaac is now a weakening minimal-strength tropical storm, it is still a potent rainmaker, and will cause damaging floods all along its path for the next three days. Major river flooding is occurring or is about to occur on a number of rivers in the landfall area. In north central Tangipahoa Parish in southeast Louisiana and southwestern Pike County in southern Mississippi, a mandatory evacuation has been ordered for all low-lying areas and along the Tangipahoa River, due to the potential failure of the Lake Tangipahoa dam. Audubon Park in New Orleans, recorded 11.19" of rain as of 7 pm Wednesday night. An earlier amount of 19" was found to be erroneous, and this is not a 24-hour precipitation record for the city. According to wunderground's weather historian, Christopher C. Burt, New Orleans' greatest 24-hour rainfall on record is 14.01" on July 24 - 25, 1933. The Louisiana official state 24-hour record is 22.00" on Aug. 29, 1962 at Hakberry, although U.S. Army Corps of Engineers `Storm Studies' mentions a 23.80" falling in a 24-hour period at Millers Island during a TS on Aug 7-8, 1940. Storm total was 37.50" over a 60-hour period there during that event.

A few other rainfall totals from Isaac, through 11 am EDT on Thursday:

15.02" Marion, MS
10.09" Hattiesburg, MS
10.15" Gulfport, MS
9.80" Slidell, LA
9.74" Biloxi, MS
8.52" Mobile, AL
5.57" Baton Rouge, LA


Figure 1. Isaac's winds and storm surge overcomes the seawall and floods South Beach Boulevard in Waveland, Miss., Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina hitting the Gulf Coast. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Waveland experienced a storm surge in excess of 5' for 36 hours.

Isaac's storm surge winds down
Storm surge levels along the coast of Mississippi and surrounding areas are gradually receding, and the surge has finally fallen below 5' at Waveland, which experienced a storm surge in excess of 5' for 36 hours. Isaac's storm surge levels were characteristic of a Category 2 hurricane, and lasted for an exceptionally long period of time. Waveland, Mississippi experienced a peak surge of 8' and peak storm tide of 9' (surge plus the natural high tide), which beat the levels that occurred during Category 2 Hurricane Gustav of 2008 (7' of storm tide.) The peak 11.06' storm surge at Shell Beach, which is in Lake Borgne, 30 miles southeast of New Orleans, exceeded the 9.5' surge recorded there during Gustav. According to an article in nola.com, Isaac pushed a storm surge of 13.6' into Lake Borgne, on the east side of New Orleans. This is not far from the 15.5' storm surge Hurricane Katrina brought to the location. It is quite possible that Isaac's storm surge might have breached levees of the east side of New Orleans, flooding areas inhabited by tens of thousands of people, had the Army Corps of Engineers not completed their $14.5 billion upgrade to the New Orleans flood defenses this year. I estimate that storm surge damage from Isaac will exceed $2 billion. Isaac has likely caused $2.5 billion in insured damage not related to flooding, insurance firm Eqecat estimated yesterday. Here were some of the peak storm surge values that were recorded at NOAA tide gauges during Isaac:

11.1' Shell Beach, LA
8.0' Waveland, MS
3.5' Pensacola, FL
4.6' Pascagoula, MS
3.8' Mobile, AL


Figure 2. A TRMM satellite 3-D view of rainfall on Aug. 28 showed a few very powerful thunderstorms near Isaac's eye were reaching heights of almost 17 km (10.6 miles.) Intense bands of rain around Isaac were occasionally dropping rain at a rate of over 2.75 inches per hour. Image credit: SSAI/NASA, Hal Pierce.

Isaac's storm surge on the Mississippi River
A storm surge estimated at 12' moved up the Mississippi in Plaquemines Parish near Port Sulphur, LA, near 8:30 pm EDT Tuesday, causing overtopping of the levees and flooding of homes in the mandatory evacuation areas behind the levees. These levees were not part of the $14.5 billion levee upgrade New Orleans got after Hurricane Katrina, and were not rated to Category 3 hurricane strength, like the levees protecting New Orleans are. Since salt water is more dense than fresh water, the surge travelled along the bottom of the river, with the fresh water flow of the river lying on top. The surge continued upriver, and before reaching New Orleans, encountered an underwater barrier in Plaquemines Parish. This barrier was constructed by the Army Corps of Engineers beginning on August 15, in order to keep salt water from moving upstream and contaminating drinking water for Plaquemines Parish and New Orleans. Salt water had made it 90 miles upriver to the outskirts of New Orleans, due to the low flow rate of the river (which had dropped 7' below average in height due to the drought of 2012.) According to a spokesperson for the National Weather Service River Forecast Office, this barrier was probably able to completely block the flow of salt water upriver due to Isaac's storm surge, and no salt water made it as far as New Orleans. However, the massive intrusion of ocean water into the river channel caused the mighty Mississippi's fresh water flow to back up for hundreds of miles. Water levels were elevated by 10' in New Orleans (103 miles upstream from the mouth of the Mississippi), 8' in Baton Rouge (228 miles upstream), and 1.4' at Knox Landing, an amazing 314 miles upstream.

Hurricane Kirk in the Central Atlantic
Hurricane Kirk intensified into a 75 mph Category 1 hurricane this morning, becoming the busy 2012 Atlantic hurricane season's fifth hurricane. With the season's mid-point of September 10 still almost 2 weeks away, we've already had 12 named storms and 5 hurricanes, which is close to what an entire season experiences in an average year (11 named storms and 6 hurricanes.) Kirk should stay well out to sea and not trouble any land areas.


Figure 3. Morning satellite image of Hurricane Kirk.

Tropical Storm Leslie forms in the Central Atlantic
Tropical Storm Leslie has formed in the Central Atlantic. Leslie's formation on August 30 puts 2012 in 2nd place for earliest formation date of the season's 12th storm. Only 1995 had an earlier formation date of the season's 12th storm. With records dating back to 1851, this year is only the second time 8 total storms have formed in August. The other year was 2004, when the first storm of the season formed on August 1 (Alex), and the 8th storm (Hermine)
formed on August 29th. Leslie is organizing quickly, and appears destined to become a hurricane before the week is out. Fortunately, Hurricane Kirk is weakening the ridge of high pressure to the north of Leslie, and Leslie is expected to turn to the northwest and miss the Lesser Antilles Islands. In the long term, it remains unclear if Leslie will follow Kirk and fully recurve out to sea. The latest 2 runs of the GFS model have predicted that Leslie will recurve out to sea and not threaten any land areas, but the latest 2 runs of the ECMWF model have predicted that the trough of low pressure pulling Kirk to the northeast will not be strong enough to recurve Leslie out to sea. Instead, the ECMWF predicts that a ridge of high pressure will build in early next week, forcing Leslie more to the northwest, making the storm a potential threat to Bermuda, then to the Northeast U.S. and Canada in 8 - 11 days.

Jeff Masters

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Quoting Thing342:
I'm going to make a bold (and probably wrong) prediction:

Rest of season: 10/6/2

Season: 22/11/4
October and November can always hold a few surprises for us.Have you all forgot about Wilma all ready?.
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Dry spot or eye forming at 13.8N/47W

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(RE 524. padirescu
My neighbor called the emergency operations center (EOC) yesterday because they had ran out of water. It took the EOC 8 hours to get someone out here to assist them in getting fresh water.)

Rarely post... but 8 hours for fresh water, when one should have more that than that on hand, is not a bad situation.
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Quoting Kowaliga:


Good post.....and when the NAO goes neg. it means more troffing on the EAUS = more "fish food".......(?)


Not always. A negative NAO promotes a weaker, but farther south, area of high pressure between the United States and Bermuda. Many of the biggest hurricane strikes in history have occurred during a Negative NAO.
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Quoting NCHurricane2009:

What's wrong with a fish storm? (No offense to mariners...some mariner folks & family don't like it when we call them fish when they can be affected)...


True


I want to see Dr Masters refer to one as a fish storm LOL
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Quoting CybrTeddy:
My thinking is that the rest of the season will probably be similar to 2004 with the amount of activity *not destructive monsters. Could see up to 4 named in September, giving us 16, then one in October and maybe one in November.. giving us a grand total of 18 named. Season would really, really have to suddenly die off for us to get less than 3 named in 2 months, so at or over 15 is the most likely situation now.

17-9-3 is a fair guess IMO. Kirk and Leslie both become majors + one more in September.

Defiantly wasn't expecting such an active hurricane season this year, I don't even think the pros where. A lot of people on here that are experienced and have degrees, including Dr. Masters, where also calling for an inactive season.


Good post.....and when the NAO goes neg. it means more troffing on the EAUS = more "fish food".......(?)

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Quoting sar2401:


I'm pretty sure no one is letting their guard down after Isaac. It seems that small storms like Kirk can become intense almost in spite of things like low TCHP. Isaac showed what a hard time big storms have doing the same thing.
There is a reason why the large intense cyclones are most often seen in the West Pacific.
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I'm going to make a bold (and probably wrong) prediction:

Rest of season: 10/6/2

Season: 22/11/4
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Quoting Thrawst:
Anyone got a Kirk satellite loop?




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Quoting BahaHurican:
You forgot the gloom...

Hi Taz...

Though what's happening in the US wx-wise is gloomy enough....




hello


yep
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Quoting sar2401:


Ummm...what? Punctuation and caps help when you're complaining about something. It actually was a joke, BTW.


ok fixed are you happy now.

joke!...JOKE well its not funny.
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Quoting WeatherNerdPR:
Bust season. Obviously.

So much for the 14 storms I was forecasting for this season. 16-18 named storms seems like a likely total.

Definitely a bust/dead season. I'm going with 17/10/4 since Kirk and Leslie should both become majors.
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Someone at the hurricane desk at accuweather is eating mad crow.
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We had close to 19" of rain here locally in Loxahatchee due to Isaac from Sunday night through Monday. Our county officials have massively failed thus far to provide sufficient information to residents who have been stranded in their homes since Sunday. Just today this article was published by our local newspaper.

Multi-Agency Crew Heads out to Help

It's been over 72 hours since the last rains from Isaac came through and the water level has only gone down a few inches some of which is likely attributed to evaporation. The lack of detailed information is really starting to frustrate residents who feel they've been abandoned. I have yet to see any 'multi-agency crew' stop by our area.

All we keep hearing on the news from the county and water management districts is "we're doing everything we can" and "we're here to help". My neighbor called the emergency operations center (EOC) yesterday because they had ran out of water. It took the EOC 8+ hours to get someone out here to assist them in getting fresh water. We all know that in crisis situations information is critical to avoid rumors, misinformation and overall anarchy. How about some coverage maps or updates on progress to pump out the flood waters? How about a coverage map on where these multi-agency crews are visiting so citizens know whether then can even expect someone to stop by?

It just amazes me that with today's technology our county officials can't keep people fully informed as to the progress of recovery.
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Bust season. Obviously.

So much for the 14 storms I was forecasting for this season. 16-18 named storms seems like a likely total.
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Quoting wunderkidcayman:


stop trying to be funny because your not at all the only thing I see you are doing a being a big embarrisment to your self and the answer to that is I have no idea I'm just putting out storm numbers and noboday would know


Ummm...what? Punctuation and caps help when you're complaining about something. It actually was a joke, BTW.
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Quoting CybrTeddy:
My thinking is that the rest of the season will probably be similar to 2004 with the amount of activity *not destructive monsters. Could see up to 4 named in September, giving us 16, then one in October and maybe one in November.. giving us a grand total of 18 named. Season would really, really have to suddenly die off for us to get less than 3 named in 2 months, so at or over 15 is the most likely situation now.

17-9-3 is a fair guess IMO. Kirk and Leslie both become majors + one more in September.

Defiantly wasn't expecting such an active hurricane season this year, I don't even think the pros where. A lot of people on here that are experienced and have degrees, including Dr. Masters, where also calling for an inactive season.


Right. Notice so far most activity is CV long-run storms with mostly random influences with no special pattern. I'm still thinking mid September the attention might focus on development in the BOC.
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Quoting MAweatherboy1:
156 hours, going just barely east of Bermuda, new storm off the African coast.

Yes Leslie.Please stay away.The storms keep coming from the mother land
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Quoting CarolinaHurricanes87:
Could anyone help explain to me how Isaac is going to drop as much rain as the models expect him to, all the way through the midwest and back east into Virginia?

I am supposed to be in the mountains in southern VA for Labor Day and am wondering what the weather might be like. Sounds like rain, but I am hoping Isaac rains himself out over places that need it in the midwest. Any thoughts on a Labor Day forecast for the mid atlantic? TIA


Once again, the HPC estimates are about as reliable as the chances of you winning the lottery. There is a mid-level trough that will pick up the remnants of Isaac. It looks like it will get to the Virginia area about Saturday so your chances of rain are pretty high, but not a gully washer.
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Quoting sar2401:


Are any of the majors going to hit the Caymans? {ducks for cover} :)


Stop trying to be funny! Because your not at all, the only thing I see you are doing, is being a big embarrisment to your self, and the answer to that is: I have no idea I'm just putting out storm numbers and nobody would know.
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I haven't had a chance to look at the forecast for Leslie, but it seems that if it doesn't head out to sea right now, it's less likely to trek through the Caribbean and more likely to turn to the west again [for a while] N of 20N... thereby recurving somewhat closer to the CONUS than some might like. Storms that recurve between NC and Bermuda are not as uncommon as one might think.
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RAW T# for Leslie have shot up to 3.4.

RAW T# leveled off for Kirk with 5.0.
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Anyone got a Kirk satellite loop?
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Quoting opal92nwf:
So can anyone explain to me why Gustav didn't create such a ruckus both in the media and New Orleans as Isaac has? I also don't remember Gustav causing as much flooding as in this situation.
Gustav had less surge and didn't move at a snail's pace.
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Quoting CarolinaHurricanes87:
Could anyone help explain to me how Isaac is going to drop as much rain as the models expect him to, all the way through the midwest and back east into Virginia?

I am supposed to be in the mountains in southern VA for Labor Day and am wondering what the weather might be like. Sounds like rain, but I am hoping Isaac rains himself out over places that need it in the midwest. Any thoughts on a Labor Day forecast for the mid atlantic? TIA


Actually the latest GFS shows only moderate rain in southern VA mountains... assuming around the Roanoke area? Nothing major.
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Quoting NCHurricane2009:

Not sure how this TCHP really works...I am not that convinced...for example Gordon bombed-out to cat 2 in the NE Atlantic earlier this month...

I use sea-surface temp maps. The one on my blog shows Kirk over 29 deg C this morning...plenty warm for development. The Gulf temps are 29 to 30 deg C...so using sea-surface temps...the Gulf is not that different from where Kirk is....


Tropical Cyclone Heat Potential (TCHP) is exactly what the name suggests, the potential energy available for usage by the cyclone passing over the area. The measure is in units of kJ/cm^2 which tells how many kilojoules of energy can be used for the storm per square centimeter of surface water to strengthen. The measure is dependent on water temperature and water depth. TCHP can be a faulty measure of a storm's potential strength because it does not take into effect land proximity (although proximity to the continental shelf does somewhat lower TCHP since the water is not as deep), dry air, wind shear, etc.

I hope this solidifies your understanding of how TCHP does work.
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Leslie has already started going WNW.
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So can anyone explain to me why Gustav didn't create such a ruckus both in the media and New Orleans as Isaac has? I also don't remember Gustav causing as much flooding as in this situation even though it was stronger.
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Good afternoon to all and I have been a silent observant for years on this blog. I have learned and laughed a whole lot, however, I definately need to add that the models have not been reliable in tracking this season. I believe that it is safe to say that we have been seeing things that are not of the norm. For example, against all odds, these last few storms developed. Look at Isaac, Dr. Jeff Masters noted how for the first time he has seen a formation of a storm like Isaac in reference to it's eye formation.. I strongly beleive that this is definately due to how the weather has changed dramatically over the last few years. Anywho I live here in St. Croix (USVI) and I'm definately looking at Leslie as I am having this feeling that this one may affect us. God bless everyone and I'll keep on reading.
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156 hours, going just barely east of Bermuda, new storm off the African coast.

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My thinking is that the rest of the season will probably be similar to 2004 with the amount of activity *not destructive monsters. Could see up to 4 named in September, giving us 16, then one in October and maybe one in November.. giving us a grand total of 18 named. Season would really, really have to suddenly die off for us to get less than 3 named in 2 months, so at or over 15 is the most likely situation now.

17-9-3 is a fair guess IMO. Kirk and Leslie both become majors + one more in September.

Defiantly wasn't expecting such an active hurricane season this year, I don't even think the pros where. A lot of people on here that are experienced and have degrees, including Dr. Masters, where also calling for an inactive season.
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Quoting HurricaneDean07:

Isaac = Category 1 in a Category 3's body.

Truthfully.

Yup, he wanted to be a major so badly. With all the damage he has done might as well have been one.
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Quoting TropicalAnalystwx13:
UW - CIMSS
ADVANCED DVORAK TECHNIQUE
ADT-Version 8.1.3
Tropical Cyclone Intensity Algorithm

----- Current Analysis -----
Date : 30 AUG 2012 Time : 211500 UTC
Lat : 28:05:17 N Lon : 50:15:54 W


CI# /Pressure/ Vmax
4.6 / 979.5mb/ 79.6kt


Final T# Adj T# Raw T#
4.6 5.0 5.0

Estimated radius of max. wind based on IR : 11 km

Center Temp : -23.0C Cloud Region Temp : -56.1C

Scene Type : EYE

Positioning Method : SPIRAL ANALYSIS

Ocean Basin : ATLANTIC
Dvorak CI > MSLP Conversion Used : ATLANTIC

Tno/CI Rules : Constraint Limits : MW AdjEnd
Weakening Flag : OFF
Rapid Dissipation Flag : OFF

C/K/Z MSLP Estimate Inputs :
- Average 34 knot radii : 45km
- Environmental MSLP : 1019mb

Satellite Viewing Angle : 42.6 degrees


Huh, it held at 5.0. Wondering if it stays that way, or if it is just a pause.
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Quoting wunderkidcayman:


I knew you would like it would you like me to put it in a link and then you can save the image and keep it



by the way guys me offical forecast numbers changed to 17-18 Named storm 7-9 Hurricanes and 3-5 Majors


Are any of the majors going to hit the Caymans? {ducks for cover} :)
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503. wxmod
Quoting plutorising:
wxmod, can you give a source for the greenland ice dam photo?  i'm trying to google it but nobody seems to have written anything yet.

thanks


http://lance-modis.eosdis.nasa.gov/wms/arctic.htm lI use the MODIS WMS viewer at this link. It's about half way up the west coast of Greenland. I'm not surprised no one has written about it. I first saw it a couple of days ago. No people live nearby.
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Could anyone help explain to me how Isaac is going to drop as much rain as the models expect him to, all the way through the midwest and back east into Virginia?

I am supposed to be in the mountains in southern VA for Labor Day and am wondering what the weather might be like. Sounds like rain, but I am hoping Isaac rains himself out over places that need it in the midwest. Any thoughts on a Labor Day forecast for the mid atlantic? TIA
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Quoting Tazmanian:




DOOM DOOM DOOM
You forgot the gloom...

Hi Taz...

Though what's happening in the US wx-wise is gloomy enough....

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Quoting HurricaneDean07:

Those are the "First" estimates.

Those should climb much further over the next month.

Im thinking final cost for Isaac should sit around 4-8 Billion.

The current estimate includes only insured losses. A lot of flood damage is not covered by insurance unless it was the direct result of a named storm. I can see the folks in east Florida having a battle with their insurance companies over that. It will take about a month for the FFEMA estimates to come out, which will include all losses. $8 billion seems too high, given the fall in property values since 2005, but I can see $4 billion.
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Quoting HurricaneDean07:

Isaac = Category 1 in a Category 3's body.

Truthfully.
I agree. It owuld not surprise me if Isaac is retired due to the amount of damage.
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Quoting Tazmanian:



LOL


I knew you would like it would you like me to put it in a link and then you can save the image and keep it



by the way guys me offical forecast numbers changed to 17-18 Named storm 7-9 Hurricanes and 3-5 Majors
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Wow, it's great being a part of this blog after lurking for four years. It's funny how I remember people who aren't on the blog anymore. I also remember my Internet browser used to be so that everyone's avatars were hidden, and I remember the first time it was lifted, I thought that was really neat to see everyone's avatar(:
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Quoting stormwatcherCI:
People were also saying Isaac was going to be bad and although he may have only been a Cat 1 he has surely done more than enough damage and still continues on.

Isaac = Category 1 in a Category 3's body.

Truthfully.
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UW - CIMSS
ADVANCED DVORAK TECHNIQUE
ADT-Version 8.1.3
Tropical Cyclone Intensity Algorithm

----- Current Analysis -----
Date : 30 AUG 2012 Time : 211500 UTC
Lat : 28:05:17 N Lon : 50:15:54 W


CI# /Pressure/ Vmax
4.6 / 979.5mb/ 79.6kt


Final T# Adj T# Raw T#
4.6 5.0 5.0

Estimated radius of max. wind based on IR : 11 km

Center Temp : -23.0C Cloud Region Temp : -56.1C

Scene Type : EYE

Positioning Method : SPIRAL ANALYSIS

Ocean Basin : ATLANTIC
Dvorak CI > MSLP Conversion Used : ATLANTIC

Tno/CI Rules : Constraint Limits : MW AdjEnd
Weakening Flag : OFF
Rapid Dissipation Flag : OFF

C/K/Z MSLP Estimate Inputs :
- Average 34 knot radii : 45km
- Environmental MSLP : 1019mb

Satellite Viewing Angle : 42.6 degrees
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I dont like this..we've had too much rain here already..too much..I am truly enjoying the sun today even though it rained earlier..Isaac can kick rocks..



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493. wxmod
Russian shipping in the wide open Arctic Ocean. MODIS satellite photo

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Quoting washingtonian115:
Kirk was one of the names people were looking forward to on this blog :).
People were also saying Isaac was going to be bad and although he may have only been a Cat 1 he has surely done more than enough damage and still continues on.
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Quoting TropicalAnalystwx13:
Yeah...it doesn't appear this season will be shut off like originally anticipated. The CFS model only shows slight warming before a leveling off trend by November, and I even doubt the slight warming given the continued cooling over the past month.

2012 may go down as the second or third most active on record with us having 12 named storms and not even to September yet.

By the way, for next month...3-5 named storms, 2-4 hurricanes, and 1-3 majors.


Current numbers:
12-5(6)-0(2) - Counting Kirk and Leslie.

Predictions for the last half of the season:
7-4-3

If my forecast verifies:
19-10-5
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Kirk was one of the names people were looking forward to on this blog :).
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Quoting wxchaser97:
My forecast, NOT OFFICIAL


A major in the making:


A threat to become a major and a threat to the US:

hmm the forecast seem reasonable
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Quoting wunderkidcayman:
ok Taz ready ok here it is



LOL yeah I found this shirt in my closet and I said hey Taz may love this



LOL
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