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By: TropicalAnalystwx13, 9:18 PM GMT on July 21, 2014
A vigorous tropical wave that emerged off the western coast of Africa several days ago and tracked westward has acquired enough organization to be declared the 2014's second depression of the season. As of the first advisory from the National Hurricane Center, Tropical Depression Two was located within 30 nautical miles of 43.8W 11.6N, or about 1,205 miles east of the Lesser Antilles. Maximum sustained winds were 35 mph, the minimum barometric pressure was 1012 mill...
Updated: 5:46 PM GMT on July 23, 2014
By: TropicalAnalystwx13, 3:57 AM GMT on July 09, 2014
Mother Nature continues to perplex us weather enthusiasts. What was a well-organized tropical storm this time yesterday has become but an exposed low-level swirl in the open East Pacific. As of the latest advisory from the National Hurricane Center, the circulation of Tropical Storm Fausto was located within 20 nautical miles of 11.0N 126.5W, or about 1,370 miles southwest of the southern tip of Baja California. Maximum sustained winds were down to 40 mph, the minim...
Updated: 9:21 PM GMT on July 21, 2014
By: TropicalAnalystwx13, 3:08 AM GMT on July 08, 2014
An area of disturbed weather the National Hurricane Center dubbed Invest 99E and has been monitoring in the open East Pacific for the past several days has become Tropical Storm Fausto. As of the most recent advisory, Fausto was located within 20 nautical miles of 9.6N 120.7W, or about 1,165 miles southwest of the southern tip of Baja California. Maximum sustained winds were up to 45 mph, the minimum barometric pressure was down to 1004 millibars, and the cyclone wa...
Updated: 5:09 AM GMT on July 09, 2014
By: TropicalAnalystwx13, 5:06 AM GMT on May 31, 2014
The 2014 Pacific hurricane season began on May 15, and already we've witnessed a historic tropical cyclone. Hurricane Amanda--which formed on May 22--was able to become the second-earliest major hurricane (a storm that ranks as a Category 3 or higher on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale) on record (behind 2012's Hurricane Bud), the earliest Category 4 hurricane on record (beating 2001's Hurricane Adolph), the strongest May tropical cyclone on record in the Eas...
Updated: 9:04 PM GMT on May 31, 2014
By: TropicalAnalystwx13, 1:59 AM GMT on April 21, 2014
First off, Happy Easter to all reading this.
It's a nice day out today. The sun is shining, the air is warm, the birds are chirping, and the bees are busy pollinating. Oh wait, just kidding, it's pouring down rain with gusts over 45 mph here; my yard is a swamp. Must be spring in southeastern North Carolina. With that said, we are quickly approaching the official June 1 start of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, and we're doing so on the heels of one of...
Updated: 5:06 AM GMT on April 21, 2014