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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 2016 LIST OF ATLANTIC STORM NAMES (with dates of activity & peak intensity):
  • Alex (13Jan-15Jan, 75kts, 981mb)
  • Bonnie (27May-5Jun, 40kts, 1008mb)
  • Colin (5Jun-7Jun, 55kts, 996mb)
  • Danielle (20Jun-21Jun, 40kts, 1007mb)
  • Earl (2Aug-6Aug, 70kts, 979mb )
  • Fiona (17Aug-23Aug, 45kts, 1004mb)
  • Gaston (22Aug-3Sep, 105kts, 956mb)
  • Hermine (28Aug-3Sep, 70kts, 982mb)
  • Ian (12Sep-16Sep, 50kts, 994mb)
  • Julia (14Sep-19Sep, 35kts, 1007mb)
  • Karl (14Sep-25Sep, 60kts, 986mb)
  • Lisa (19Sep-25Sep, 45kts, 999mb)
  • Matthew (28Sep-9Oct, 140kts, 934mb)
  • Nicole(4Oct-18Oct, 115kts, 950mb)
  • Otto (21Nov-25Nov, 95kts, 975mb)
  • Paula
  • Richard
  • Shary
  • Tobias
  • Virginie
  • Walter

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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