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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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W-ATL     E-ATL
IR "FLOATER"
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NEWS & UPDATES:

THE 2015 LIST OF ATLANTIC STORM NAMES (with dates of activity & peak intensity):
  • Ana (8May-11May, 50kts, 998mb)
  • Bill (16Jun-17Jun, 50kts, 997mb)
  • Claudette (13Jul-15Jul, 45kts, 1004mb)
  • Danny (18Aug-24Aug, 100kts, 974mb)
  • Erika (24Aug-29Aug, 45kts, 1003mb)
  • Fred (30Aug-6Sep, 75kts, 986mb)
  • Grace (5Sep-9Sep, 45kts, 1002mb)
  • Henri (9Sep-11Sep, 35kts, 1008mb)
  • Ida (18Sep-27Sep, 45kts, 1003mb)
  • Joaquin (28Sep-8Oct, 135kts, 931mb)
  • Kate (9Nov- )
  • Larry
  • Mindy
  • Nicholas
  • Odette
  • Peter
  • Rose
  • Sam
  • Teresa
  • Victor
  • Wanda

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


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Created & Maintained by Brian McNoldy

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