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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
Storm Tracks Image
VISIBLE SECTOR
VIS Floater Image
GoM     US-EC     W-ATL     E-ATL
INFRARED SECTOR
IR Floater Image
GoM     US-EC     W-ATL     E-ATL


NEWS & UPDATES:

THE 2019 LIST OF ATLANTIC STORM NAMES (with dates of activity & peak intensity):
  • Andrea (20May-21May, 35kts, 1006mb)
  • Barry (11Jul-14Jul, 65kts, 993mb)
  • Chantal
  • Dorian
  • Erin
  • Fernand
  • Gabrielle
  • Humberto
  • Imelda
  • Jerry
  • Karen
  • Lorenzo
  • Melisa
  • Nestor
  • Olga
  • Pablo
  • Rebekah
  • Sebastien
  • Tanya
  • Van
  • Wendy

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
Isaac '12, Florence '18
Frances '04, Ike '08
Ivan '04, Katrina '05
Harvey '17, Irma '17
Andrew '92, Michael '18


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Created & Maintained by Brian McNoldy

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