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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 (21Aug-24Aug, 35kts, 1009mb)
  • Dorian (24Aug-9Sep, 160kts, 910mb)
  • Erin (26Aug-29Aug, 35kts, 1005mb)
  • Fernand (3Sep-5Sep, 45kts, 1000mb)
  • Gabrielle (3Sep-10Sep, 55kts, 995mb)
  • Humberto (13Sep-20Sep, 105kts, 951mb)
  • Imelda (17Sep-18Sep, 35kts, 1006mb)
  • Jerry (17Sep-25Sep, 90kts, 979mb)
  • Karen (22Sep-27Sep, 40kts, 1003mb)
  • Lorenzo (23Sep-2Oct, 135kts, 925mb)
  • Melissa (11Oct-14Oct, 55kts, 995mb)
  • Nestor (18Oct-19Oct, 50kts, 996mb)
  • Olga (25Oct-26Oct, 35kts, 1002mb)
  • Pablo (25Oct-28Oct, 70kts, 977mb)
  • Rebekah (30Oct-1Nov, 40kts, 982mb)
  • 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


ACRONYMS & COMMONLY USED ABBREVIATIONS:

Created & Maintained by Brian McNoldy

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