Hurricane and Tropical Cyclones

Tropical Weather Statements

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URNT12 KBIX 100321
VORTEX DATA MESSAGE   AL012015
A. 10/02:57:30Z
B. 33 deg 14 min N
  078 deg 15 min W
C. 850 mb 1405 m
D. 46 kt
E. 048 deg 30 nm
F. 141 deg 58 kt
G. 049 deg 56 nm
H. 1001 mb
I. 13 C / 1513 m
J. 16 C / 1529 m
K. NA / NA
L. NA
M. NA
N. 12345 / 8
O. 0.02 / 2 nm
P. AF308 0601A ANA                OB 14
MAX FL WIND 68 KT 320 / 29 NM 01:10:00Z
CNTR DROPSONDE SFC WIND 010 / 04 KT
CONVECTION AROUND CENTER FROM ESE - WSW
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Cyclone Energy

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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
Large Satellite Animations from NOAA/NESDIS and Others
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