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ATLANTIC BASIN VISIBLE
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ATLANTIC BASIN INFRARED
Atlantic IR Image
ATLANTIC BASIN WATER VAPOR
Atlantic WV Image
STORM TRACKS & FORECASTS
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VIS "FLOATER"
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W-ATL     E-ATL
IR "FLOATER"
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W-ATL     E-ATL


NEWS & UPDATES:

THE 2018 LIST OF ATLANTIC STORM NAMES (with dates of activity & peak intensity):
  • Alberto
  • Beryl
  • Chris
  • Debby
  • Ernesto
  • Florence
  • Gordon
  • Helene
  • Isaac
  • Joyce
  • Kirk
  • Leslie
  • Michael
  • Nadine
  • 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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