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By: hurricanemike, 8:58 PM GMT on October 29, 2010
"...THE NINETEENTH NAMED STORM OF THE SEASON FORMS SOUTHEAST OF THE WINDWARD ISLANDS...TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS ISSUED...". 2010 ties 3rd all time with 1995 & 1887. Follow Tomas here: Tomas Page
By: hurricanemike, 1:22 PM GMT on August 11, 2009
600 AM AST TUE AUG 11 2009...SECOND TROPICAL DEPRESSION OF THE ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON FORMS...SATELLITE IMAGES INDICATE THAT A TROPICAL DEPRESSION HAS FORMED OVER THE FAR EASTERN TROPICAL ATLANTIC.The second tropical depression of the season has formed W of the Cape Verde Islands. If it strengths it will become Tropical Storm Ana later today or tomorrow. The track appears to be W to NW through the next 5 days.
By: hurricanemike, 5:15 PM GMT on July 18, 2008
SPECIAL TROPICAL DISTURBANCE STATEMENTNWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL1125 AM EDT FRI JUL 18 2008THIS STATEMENT CONCERNS TWO TROPICAL WEATHER SYSTEMS.SATELLITE IMAGES INDICATE THAT THE AREA OF LOW PRESSURE LOCATED IN THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN SEA ABOUT 400 MILES SOUTHEAST OF JAMAICA CONTINUES TO BECOME BETTER-ORGANIZED. AN AIR FORCE RESERVE UNIT RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT IS SCHEDULED TO INVESTIGATE THIS SYSTEM THIS AFTERNOON TO DETERMINE IF A TROPICAL DEPRESSIO...
Updated: 5:40 PM GMT on July 18, 2008
By: hurricanemike, 7:05 PM GMT on July 16, 2008
SPECIAL TROPICAL DISTURBANCE STATEMENTNWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL1045 AM EDT WED JUL 16 2008SATELLITE IMAGES AND SURFACE OBSERVATIONS INDICATE THAT THE AREA OF LOW PRESSURE LOCATED ABOUT 225 MILES EAST OF THE WINDWARD ISLANDS HAS BECOME BETTER-ORGANIZED AND A TROPICAL DEPRESSION COULD BE FORMING. AN AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT WILL BE INVESTIGATING THIS SYSTEM THIS AFTERNOON TO DETERMINE IF A TROPICAL CYCLONE HAS FORMED. EVEN IF NO D...
Updated: 7:05 PM GMT on July 16, 2008
By: hurricanemike, 2:37 AM GMT on July 12, 2008
3/4 of the model consenus is turning E and SE into a half a loop. Will she do a full loop and go W and possibly threaten the SE U.S.Stay turned...I don't think the 2nd trough/cold front will take it out to sea.