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ATLANTIC BASIN VISIBLE
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ATLANTIC BASIN INFRARED
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ATLANTIC BASIN WATER VAPOR
Atlantic WV Image
STORM TRACKS & FORECASTS
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VISIBLE SECTOR
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GoM     US-EC     W-ATL     E-ATL
INFRARED SECTOR
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GoM     US-EC     W-ATL     E-ATL


NEWS & UPDATES:

THE 2018 LIST OF ATLANTIC STORM NAMES (with dates of activity & peak intensity):
  • Alberto (25May-29May, 55kts, 990mb)
  • Beryl (5Jul-16Jul, 70kts, 994mb)
  • Chris (6Jul-12Jul, 90kts, 970mb)
  • Debby (7Aug-9Aug, 45kts, 1000mb)
  • Ernesto (15Aug-18Aug, 40kts, 999mb)
  • Florence (31Aug-16Sep, 120kts, 941mb)
  • Gordon (3Sep-5Sep, 60kts, 999mb)
  • Helene (7Sep-16Sep, 95kts, 966mb)
  • Isaac (8Sep-15Sep, 65kts, 993mb)
  • Joyce (12Sep-19Sep, 45kts, 997mb)
  • Kirk (22Sep-29Sep, 50kts, 998mb)
  • Leslie (23Sep- )
  • Michael (7Oct- )
  • Nadine (9Oct- )
  • Oscar
  • Patty
  • Rafael
  • Sara
  • Tony
  • Valerie
  • William

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
Harvey '17, Irma '17
Camille '69, Andrew '92


ACRONYMS & COMMONLY USED ABBREVIATIONS:


Created & Maintained by Brian McNoldy

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