Hurricane and Tropical Cyclones

Tropical Weather Statements

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URNT12 KWBC 051053
VORTEX DATA MESSAGE  AL012014
A. 05/10:31:26Z
B. 44 deg 08 min N
  066 deg 46 min W
C. 700 mb 2880 m
D. 54 kt
E. 202 deg 79 nm
F. 304 deg 57 kt
G. 201 deg 76 nm
H. 984 mb
I. 8 C / 2771 m
J. 12 C / 2770 m
K. 11 C / NA
L. NA
M. NA
N. 134 / 7
O. 1 / 1 nm
P. NOAA2 1801A ARTHUR OB 04
MAX OUTBOUND FL WIND AND MAX FL WIND 63 KT 146 / 56 NM 10:47:20Z
MAX FL TEMP 14 C 190 / 21 NM FROM FL CNTR
CNTR DROPSONDE SFC WIND 340 / 12 KTS

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Hurricane Preparedness

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Cyclone Energy

Accumulated cyclone energy, or "ACE", is used to express the activity and destructive potential of individual tropical cyclones and entire tropical cyclone seasons.

Hurricane Resources

Storm Surge
Other Tropical Imagery
Aircraft Reconnaissance Reports
Blank Tracking Charts
Atlantic Basin Hurricane Tracking Chart
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Eastern Pacific Basin Hurricane Tracking Chart
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Other Online Resources
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Real-time Tropical Imagery
Computer model forecasts
Rain information
Forecast Centers
Long range and seasonal forecasts
Sea Surface Temperature Data
Aircraft Reconnaissance Sites
Hurricane FAQs, Names, and Other Links