Update: The Tropics Are Quiet

By: galvestonhurricane, 2:41 AM GMT on July 17, 2013

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We are still stuck in the dry phase of the Madden Julian Oscillation (MJO). The sinking motion of the atmosphere is suppressing tropical convection, which greatly reduces the possibility of tropical cyclone genesis. The MJO should become favorable within the next two weeks. ENSO conditions right now indicate neutral conditions in the Northern Hemisphere through th...

Updated: 1:29 AM GMT on August 29, 2013

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I am a freshman at the University of Texas. I have been interested in meteorology my whole life, and I learned a lot from Hurricanes Ike and Rita.

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