Europe expected to see a large increase in Hurricane Sandy-like hybrid storms

By: Dr. Jeff Masters , 4:18 PM GMT on April 08, 2013

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Watch out, Europe. Dangerous part-hurricane, part extratropical hybrid storms like Hurricane Sandy of 2012 are expected to be an increasing threat for Western Europe by the end of the century due to global warming, said a team of scientists led by Reindert J. Haarsma of the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute. In a paper called "More hurricanes to hit Western Europe due to global warming", published in April 2013 in Geophysical Research Letters, the researchers describe the results from runs of a high-resolution (25 km grid spacing) climate model based on the European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) numerical weather prediction model. The model predicts that the breeding ground for Atlantic hurricanes will shift approximately 700 miles eastwards as the oceans warm this century. Hurricanes which form farther to the east can spend more time over warm tropical waters before turning north and northeast towards Europe, increasing the odds that these storms will have hurricane-force winds upon arrival in Europe. The model showed that wind shear will change little in the region over the coming decades, resulting in a large increase in storms with hurricane-force winds affecting Western Europe. Most of the these storms will not be tropical hurricanes upon arrival in Europe, but will be former hurricanes that have transitioned to extratropical storms. However, as we saw with Hurricane Sandy of 2012, these hybrid storms can be extremely dangerous. Summed over Norway, the North Sea, and the Gulf of Biscay, the model found that the number of hurricane-force storms in August - October increased from 2 to 13 over the 21st century, with almost all future West European hurricane-force storms predicted to originate as hurricanes or tropical storms in the tropics by 2100. The researchers conclude that "tropical cyclones will increase the probability of present-day extreme events over the North Sea and the Gulf of Biscay with a factor of 5 and 25 respectively, with far reaching consequences especially for coastal safety."


Figure 1. Hurricane Sandy at 10:10 am EDT October 28, 2012. Image credit: NASA/GSFC.

Europe's hurricane history
Only once since accurate records began in 1851 has an actual hurricane with full tropical characteristics hit Europe. This happened on September 16, 1961, when Category 1 Hurricane Debbie hit northwestern Ireland. Wind gusts reached 106 mph at Ballykelly and 104 mph at Tiree and Snaefill, and coastal radio stations reported the airwaves were jammed with calls for help from small ships and fishing craft. Eleven people were killed and 50 injured in the storm. The only other tropical cyclone recorded to have hit Europe since 1851 was Hurricane Vince of 2005, which hit southern Spain as a tropical depression on October 11, 2005. Historical documents also suggest a hurricane hit Spain on October 29, 1842.


Figure 2. Hurricane Debbie of 1961 was the only fully tropical hurricane ever recorded to hit Europe.

Britain's history of ex-hurricane strikes
Hurricanes that transition to powerful extratropical storms hit the British Isles several times per decade, on average. In October 2014, after battering Bermuda, the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo affected Europe as a powerful extratropical storm, bringing strong winds, torrential rain, and heavy snowfall in western, central, and southern portions of the continent. Three people were killed, and damages in Netherlands, Germany, and Slovenia were estimated at $42 million. In 2011, Hurricane Katia brushed by Newfoundland, made the transition from a tropical system to a powerful extratropical storm, and maintained strong winds of 50 - 65 mph as it crossed the Atlantic. Ex-Katia hit northern Scotland on September 12, 2011. Glen Ogle, Scotland, at an elevation of 1500 feet (546 meters), received sustained winds of 60 mph, gusting to 86 mph. Cairngorm, in the Scottish Highlands at an elevation of 4085 feet, reported sustained winds of 67 mph. With the trees in full leaf, tree damage was much higher than a winter or springtime storm of similar ferocity would have caused. One person was killed by a falling tree, and heavy tree damage and numerous power failures were reported throughout Britain. Other gusts experienced in Britain included 76 mph at Edinburgh Blackford Hill, 75 mph at Capel Curig in Wales, 72 mph at Glasgow Bishopton, and 71 mph at Loftus, North Yorkshire.


Figure 3. Image of Hurricane Katia taken from the International Space Station at 15 GMT September 9, 2011, by astronaut Ron Garan. At the time, Katia was a Category 1 hurricane with 85 mph winds. Long Island, New York is visible at the lower left.


Figure 4. Surface wind estimate from the Windsat satellite at 4:04 am EDT on Monday, September 12, 2011. The center of Extratropical Storm Katia is marked by an "L", and winds in excess of 50 knots (58 mph, purple triangles) were occurring to the southwest of the center, near the west coast of Ireland. Image credit: NOAA.

As reported by UK Met Office forecaster John Hammond in a post on the BBC 23 degrees blog, Britain has been affected at least eight times in the past twenty years by extratropical storms that were once tropical storms or hurricanes. Before Katia of 2011, the most recent such storm was Hurricane Bill of 2009, which hit Ireland as an extratropical storm on August 25 with sustained winds of 45 mph. Bill was a Category 4 hurricane northeast of the Lesser Antilles five days prior. In 2006, a record three extratropical storms that had once been tropical cyclones hit Britain:

Extratropical Storm Alberto, which had been a strong tropical storm that hit the Florida Panhandle, hit northern Ireland and Scotland as an extratropical storm with 35 mph winds.

Extratropical Storm Gordon hit Ireland on September 21, 2006, with sustained winds of 65 mph. Gordon brought record warm temperatures as tropical air pushed north across the UK, and also strong winds that brought down power lines in Northern Ireland. Wind gusts to 60 mph (97 km/h) occurred in the Isles of Scilly off the southwest coast, and 81 mph (130 km/h) on the mainland.

Extratropical Storm Helene hit Northwestern Ireland on September 27, 2006, with sustained winds of 45 mph.

Figure 5. Path of Hurricane Lili of 1996, which caused $420 million in damage to the U.K. as an extratropical storm.

Other post-tropical cyclones that have the U.K. in the past twenty years include Hurricanes Isaac and Leslie of 2000, Hurricane Karl of 1998, and Hurricane Lili of 1996. The most severe of these storms was Extratropical Storm Lili, which hit Ireland on October 28, 1996, with sustained winds of 65 mph. Lili caused $420 million in damage (2011 dollars) in the U.K. According to Wikipedia, Lili produced a 92 mph (148 km/h) gust at Swansea, South Wales, while bringing a 4' (1.2 meter) storm surge that inundated the River Thames. In Somerset, 500 holiday cottages were severely damaged. A U.S. oil drilling platform, under tow in the North Sea, broke loose during the storm and nearly ran aground at Peterhead. On the Isle of Wight, a sailing boat was beached at Chale Bay; luckily all five occupants were rescued. It was the most damaging storm to have struck the United Kingdom since the Great Storm of 1987, which killed 22 and did $660 million in damage (1996 dollars.) However, Lili also broke a four-month drought over southwest England.

All but one of these storms hit during the peak part of hurricane season, mid-August - late October. The only exception was Ex-Tropical Storm Alberto of 2006, which hit Britain in June.


Figure 6. Hybrid subtropical storm of October 8, 1996, off the coast of Italy. According to Reale and Atlas (2001), the storm had characteristics similar to a hurricane, but formed over cool waters of 21.5°C (71°F.) They reported that "The maximum damage due to wind occurred over the Aeolian Islands, at 38.5°N, 15°E, to the northeast of Sicily: assistance for disaster relief was required. Unfortunately, no weather station data were available, but the media reported sheds, roofs and harbor devices destroyed, and houses and electric lines damaged, due to 'extremely strong westerly wind.' The perfect agreement between the observations at Ustica, the storm scale, the eye-like feature position and the damages over the Aeolian Island reasonably suggest that the hurricane-level intensity of 32 m/s (72 mph) was reached over the Aeolian Islands." A similar hybrid low affected Algeria on 9 - 10 November 2001. This storm produced upwards of 270 mm (10.6") of rain, winds of 33 m/s (74 mph), and killed 737 people near Algiers, mostly from flooding and mud slides. Image credit: Dundee satellite receiving station.

Hurricanes in the Mediterranean Sea?
The Mediterranean Sea between Europe and Africa has experienced several damaging hybrid subtropical storms in recent decades, but has never experienced a fully tropical hurricane in recorded history. However, global warming may cause the Mediterranean to start spawning hurricanes by 2100, according to a 2007 study by a research team led by Miguel Angel Gaertner of the University of Castilla-La Mancha in Toledo, Spain. They ran nine different climate models with resolutions of about 50 km and found that some (but not all) of the models simulated hurricanes in the Mediterranean in September by the end of the century, when ocean temperature could increase by 3°C, reaching 30°C.

Though the Mediterranean may start seeing hurricanes by the end of the century, these storms should be rare and relatively short-lived for three reasons:

1) The Mediterranean is quite far north and is subject to strong wind shear from jet stream activity.

2) The waters are shallow, and have relatively low heat content. There is no deep warm water current like the Gulf Stream.

3) The Mediterranean has a lot of large islands and peninsulas poking into it, increasing the chances that a tropical storm would weaken when it encountered land.

References
Gaertner, M. A., D. Jacob, V. Gil, M. Dominguez, E. Padorno, E. Sanchez, and M. Castro (2007), Tropical cyclones over the Mediterranean Sea in climate change simulations, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L14711, doi:10.1029/2007GL029977.

Haarsma et al., 2013, More hurricanes to hit Western Europe due to global warming, Geophysical Research Letters, DOI: 10.1002/grl.50360

Reale, O., and R. Atlas. 2001: Tropical Cyclone-Like Vortices in the Extratropics: Observational Evidence and Synoptic Analysis, Weather and Forecasting, 16, No. 1, pp. 7-34.

Jeff Masters

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1054. Jedkins01
4:24 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
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1053. PedleyCA
3:51 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Quoting KEEPEROFTHEGATE:
there calling for 10cm of ice pellets i don't even know what 10 cm of ice pellets look like never seen that much ice pellets before


Kind of Looks Like This
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1052. MahFL
3:12 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Quoting StormTrackerScott:


I saw that yesterday as I heard they sailed to Havana, Cuba. Once I heard they fled to Cuba as I was like there is no way they will be extradited back to the US as Cuba doesn't have a law in place that allows extraditions but I guess I was wrong.


Yes good job YOU didn't do anything illegal and flee there...........
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1051. stormchaser19
2:03 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Quoting SLU:
CSU's forecast is out. It's a surprising 18-9-4!

Link


However is something close to my prediction 20-12-5; the number of majors will be related with the vertical instability and trade winds in the atlantic and carribean, that seem like will be below of last year because the Enso predicting neutral to La Nina even for summner- fall.
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1050. hydrus
1:58 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
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1049. washingtonian115
1:57 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Quoting muddertracker:


CSU bucket go BOOM!
Not sure how to respond but...Well unlike last year where it looked like a El nino was developing this year I think they have way more confidence.Right now it's neutral.Now it could go either way but for now no El nino is on the horizen which is why their numbers are higher.

But I kinda like seasons like 2012 where it sneaks up on you and proves why weather isn't a exact sciene.
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1048. dabirds
1:56 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Goodness it's soup out there in S C IL! 70 at 8:30, 63 dew pt, 78%, 9mph from S, gust to 20. Said cold front would come through StL 7-10 tonight on StL TV last night, said may not be as severe prior to that passage if pop ups this a.m. could rob some energy. Looks to not be robbing much, could get interesting this afternoon.
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1047. WunderAlertBot (Admin)
1:54 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
JeffMasters has created a new entry.
1046. muddertracker
1:52 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Quoting washingtonian115:
Thank you for that.Do you know when the WMO will announce retierment for the storms of 2012?.


CSU bucket go BOOM!
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1045. ChillinInTheKeys
1:50 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Interesting read...

"Dark Lightning: Are Airplane Passengers Exposed to Radiation from Intense Bursts of Gamma-Rays from Thunderclouds?"

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1044. washingtonian115
1:49 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
I think it's to early to see 90 degree weather.But it seems we are headed into that direction.Thunderstorms are also in the forecast.I'm quite shakey after last year.I hope they are "normal" thunderstorms and not like last year.
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1043. stormchaser19
1:48 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Quoting SLU:
CSU's forecast is out. It's a surprising 18-9-4!

Link


Is incredible,taking on count that CSU sometimes is little bit conservative
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1042. SLU
1:48 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Quoting washingtonian115:
Well it all depends on where the steering pattern sets up.The U.S hasn't had a major hit in like years.So I'm a little skeptical on that part of the forecast.


I imagine the streak will coming to an end at some point ...
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1041. GeorgiaStormz
1:46 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
my only hope




is for a 2mile ef1
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1040. ncstorm
1:45 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Will be interesting to see what the NHC numbers will be..if they top the CSU or predict below their numbers..
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1039. KEEPEROFTHEGATE (Mod)
1:43 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT


Thursday Ice pellets or freezing rain. Ice pellet amount 5 to 10 cm. Wind northeast 30 km/h. Temperature steady near zero.
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1038. KEEPEROFTHEGATE (Mod)
1:41 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
there calling for 10cm of ice pellets i don't even know what 10 cm of ice pellets look like never seen that much ice pellets before
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1037. washingtonian115
1:41 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Quoting SLU:


140% above average chance of a major hurricane landfalling in the US and 145% for the Caribbean.
Well it all depends on where the steering pattern sets up.The U.S hasn't had a major hit in like years.So I'm a little skeptical on that part of the forecast.
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1036. ncstorm
1:40 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Hot diggity dog!!!..an active season is setting up according to the CSU!! (and no, I am not all for death and destruction..its just the weather enthusiant in me)
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1035. hydrus
1:39 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Quoting FunnelVortex:
Intellicast Future Radar at 4:00 PM.

A massive squall line.

Widespread sleet and snow in the northern plains and midwest.

Scattered thunderstorms in the northeast.


There may be some discreet cells later that might form a few tornadoes..
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1034. SLU
1:39 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Quoting Tropicsweatherpr:


More than the numbers is what they say about Major Hurricane landfalls in U.S / Caribbean.


140% above average chance of a major hurricane landfalling in the US and 145% for the Caribbean.
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1033. SLU
1:36 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Quoting washingtonian115:
Thank you for that.Do you know when the WMO will announce retierment for the storms of 2012?.


nope
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1032. SLU
1:35 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
ATLANTIC BASIN SEASONAL HURRICANE FORECAST FOR 2013
Forecast Parameter and 1981-2010
Median (in parentheses)
Issue Date
10 April 2013
Named Storms (NS) (12.0) - 18
Named Storm Days (NSD) (60.1) - 95
Hurricanes (H) (6.5) - 9
Hurricane Days (HD) (21.3) - 40
Major Hurricanes (MH) (2.0) - 4
Major Hurricane Days (MHD) (3.9) - 9
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE) (92) - 165
Net Tropical Cyclone Activity (NTC) (103%) - 175
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1031. washingtonian115
1:34 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Quoting SLU:
CSU's forecast is out. It's a shocking 18-9-4!

Link
Thank you for that.Do you know when the WMO will announce retierment for the storms of 2012?.
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1030. Tropicsweatherpr
1:33 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Quoting SLU:
CSU's forecast is out. It's a shocking 18-9-4!

Link


More than the numbers is what they say about Major Hurricane landfalls in U.S / Caribbean.
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1029. SLU
1:32 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
ACE 165 units and NTC 175%. wow
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1028. SLU
1:31 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
CSU's forecast is out. It's a surprising 18-9-4!

Link
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1027. washingtonian115
1:21 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Quoting AussieStorm:
Hey Taz,,, Check this out....

732hr

That looks like a TD

Same system at 768hrs. Could this be Hurricane Andrea??


You know people are desperate for hurricanes when we post model runs that are like a month out.lol.

Speaking of heat it is already 75 degrees at my location and it is barely 9:30 outside.I wouldn't be surprised if we reach low 90's.

Yesterday was a good reason why I don't like to bring up G.W because people get offended and go off the brim.
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1026. ChillinInTheKeys
1:12 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Quoting hugecoldfront:
http://www.intellicast.com/National/Precipitation /W eekly.aspx?location=USNE0353

Good to see some extensive precipitation in Nebraska the past several days. Hope this helps ease the drought conditions there and it will continue throughout the springtime.


Good mornin' HCF. Yours has got to be the oldest handle I've seen yet!
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1025. hugecoldfront
1:09 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
http://www.intellicast.com/National/Precipitation/W eekly.aspx?location=USNE0353

Good to see some extensive precipitation in Nebraska the past several days. Hope this helps ease the drought conditions there and it will continue throughout the springtime.
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1024. ChillinInTheKeys
1:08 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
For you Aussie...

A Day in the Life

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1023. pcola57
1:04 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Quoting AussieStorm:
Hey all. My new video of today's weather down here in Sydney. Enjoy and let me know if you are all liking these video's.



Thanks for the videos Aussie..
I enjoy them...
A perspective from across the world from me..
Peace.. :)
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1022. AussieStorm
12:56 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Hey all. My new video of today's weather down here in Sydney. Enjoy and let me know if you are all liking these video's.

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1021. StormTrackerScott
12:52 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Quoting LargoFl:
the Kidnapping couple face multiple charges.........


I saw that yesterday as I heard they sailed to Havana, Cuba. Once I heard they fled to Cuba as I was like there is no way they will be extradited back to the US as Cuba doesn't have a law in place that allows extraditions but I guess I was wrong.
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1020. LargoFl
12:50 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
the boys are safe and back with their Grand parents.
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1019. LargoFl
12:48 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
the Kidnapping couple face multiple charges.........
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1018. LargoFl
12:45 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
more rain for the weekend florida..............
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1017. LargoFl
12:43 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
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1016. FunnelVortex
12:43 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Intellicast Future Radar at 4:00 PM.

A massive squall line.

Widespread sleet and snow in the northern plains and midwest.

Scattered thunderstorms in the northeast.


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1015. ChillinInTheKeys
12:31 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Quoting pcola57:
Blue Angels' 2013 season officially over


Pensacola News Journal Press Release






Good mornin' Pcola and everyone else.
Saw their final show at Boca Chica NAS a couple of weeks ago. It was great as usual but they had already cut all the other military flybys and performances. The only other government acts were the Sundowners and Golden Knights. Still a great time and the weather couldn't have been nicer!!!
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1014. wxchaser97
12:26 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
I got 0.79" of rain in the past 24hrs from the storms so far. A few more inches of rain is expected before this system moves on. A flood watch has been issued due to the big amount of rain.

Have a great day everyone.
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1013. VirginIslandsVisitor
12:23 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Good morning/afternoon/evening to all

Aussie and TropicsWeather:

I received that 6-month subscription that I won on the BarometerBob show last week. It will be interesting to see how it works as the season ramps up over here!

Lindy
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1012. pcola57
12:21 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Blue Angels' 2013 season officially over


Pensacola News Journal Press Release



For more Click HERE



Against the backdrop of a signature F/A-18 flown by the Blue Angels, team Cmdr. Tom Frosch talked Tuesday about the Navy’s cancellation of air shows and practices in 2013 and expressed hope the team will return to the skies next year.

“We held off on that decision as long as possible with the hope that we’d salvage some portion of our season,” Frosch said at a news conference on the tarmac at Sherman Field.

“Unfortunately, we reached a point where that was no longer possible. So officially we’ve announced to all the airshow venues that we have canceled our season.”
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1011. StormTrackerScott
12:11 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Quoting ncstorm:


lets hope so!


The earlier the better as that should limit the GW blogs as people on here can't seem to contain themselves once a GW blog is dropped down from the heavens.
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1010. pcola57
12:09 PM GMT on April 10, 2013


TRMM showed that some powerful thunderstorms on Imelda's western side reached 9.3 miles high. Credit: NASA/SSAI, Hal Pierce
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1009. ncstorm
12:07 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Quoting StormTrackerScott:
I have noticed that the Long Range GFS has been indicating that an invest maybe on the horizon in a couple of weeks near Puerto Rico.


lets hope so!
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1008. StormTrackerScott
12:06 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Quoting TropicalAnalystwx13:
More severe weather looks likely next week, both along a cold front across central/eastern Texas and a warm front from central Oklahoma stretching northeastward through Missouri and Illinois, and into Ohio.





Same problem likely to occur and that is the dreaded CAP. High winds and hail yes, next week but tornado probs will likely be very low.
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1007. StormTrackerScott
12:04 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
I have noticed that the Long Range GFS has been indicating that an invest maybe on the horizon in a couple of weeks near Puerto Rico.
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1006. TropicalAnalystwx13
12:03 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
More severe weather looks likely next week, both along a cold front across central/eastern Texas and along a warm front from central Oklahoma stretching northeastward through Missouri and Illinois, and into Ohio.



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1005. ncstorm
12:01 PM GMT on April 10, 2013
Farmers Almanac Long Range Weather forecast..

take it in and let it soak--

June 2013
1st-3rd. Sultry weather.
4th-7th. Big thunderstorms from the Gulf Coast to Carolinas. An early tropical storm is possible in the Gulf of Mexico.
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1004. StormTrackerScott
11:57 AM GMT on April 10, 2013
That was one of they biggest severe weather bust yesterday I have ever seen. Storm Chasers in Tornado Alley just may have an off year this year. Any severe weather the rest of the month will likely be east of the Mississippi River.

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