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ATLANTIC BASIN INFRARED
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ATLANTIC BASIN WATER VAPOR
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STORM TRACKS & FORECASTS
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VIS "FLOATER"
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AL96     W-ATL     E-ATL
IR "FLOATER"
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AL96     W-ATL     E-ATL


NEWS & UPDATES:

THE 2014 LIST OF ATLANTIC STORM NAMES (with dates of activity & peak intensity):
  • Arthur (1Jul-5Jul, 85kts, 973mb)
  • Bertha (1Aug-6Aug, 70kts, 998mb)
  • Cristobal
  • Dolly
  • Edouard
  • Fay
  • Gonzalo (replaces Gustav '08)
  • Hanna
  • Isaias (replaces Ike '08)
  • Josephine
  • Kyle
  • Laura
  • Marco
  • Nana
  • Omar
  • Paulette (replaces Paloma '08)
  • Rene
  • Sally
  • Teddy
  • Vicky
  • Wilfred

TROPICAL ATLANTIC WEATHER RESOURCES:


THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON HURRICANE WIND SCALE:

Category
TD
TS
CAT1
CAT2
CAT3
CAT4
CAT5
Max Winds (kts (mph))
<35 (<40)
35-63 (40-73)
64-82 (74-95)
83-95 (96-110)
96-113 (111-130)
114-135 (131-155)
>135 (>155)
U.S. Landfall Examples
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Allison '01, Erin '07
Dolly '08, Isaac '12
Frances '04, Ike '08
Ivan '04, Katrina '05
Hugo '89, Charley '04
Camille '69, Andrew '92


ACRONYMS & COMMONLY USED ABBREVIATIONS:


Created & Maintained by Brian McNoldy

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