Tropical Tidbits from the Tundra

Watching for conditions that could allow pre-season development

By: Levi32, 5:30 PM GMT on April 25, 2011

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200mb Vertical Velocity (green areas represent upward motion associated with the MJO):






Updated: 5:32 PM GMT on April 25, 2011

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Invest 91L continues to slowly develop

By: Levi32, 4:25 PM GMT on April 21, 2011

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We shall see what happens!

Invest 91L Visible/Shortwave IR Satellite (click for loop):



Invest 91L Track Forecast Models:



200mb Vertical Velocity (green areas represent upward motion associated with the MJO):






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Continuing to watch for subtropical development

By: Levi32, 3:44 PM GMT on April 20, 2011

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200mb Vertical Velocity (green areas represent upward motion associated with the MJO):






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Our first subtropical development of the season?

By: Levi32, 3:00 PM GMT on April 19, 2011

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We shall see what happens!

200mb Vertical Velocity (green areas represent upward motion associated with the MJO):






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La Nina holding strong atmospherically, setting up the pattern for hurricane season

By: Levi32, 5:17 PM GMT on April 10, 2011

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200mb Vertical Velocity (green areas represent upward motion associated with the MJO):






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More on the total number of named storms for this hurricane season

By: Levi32, 5:25 PM GMT on April 06, 2011

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We shall see what happens!

200mb Vertical Velocity (green areas represent upward motion associated with the MJO):






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A look at the active and inactive areas for the hurricane season

By: Levi32, 6:09 PM GMT on April 05, 2011

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We shall see what happens!

200mb Vertical Velocity (green areas represent upward motion associated with the MJO):






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