A tropical wave, previously known as Invest 95L, has been slowly moving northwest north of the Greater Antilles over the past several days, and today has been deemed with a likely chance of becoming a tropical depression or storm over the next few days. The National Hurricane Center has since dubbed the system as Potential … Continue reading New Tropical Storm Likely to Form near the Bahamas and Florida; Forecast Confidence Relatively Low
Hurricane Dorian sat north of Grand Bahama for 24 hour yesterday while gradually weakening from upwelling, meaning that the island went through the eyewall of a severe hurricane for over a day. Serious, catastrophic destruction has been reported in both Great Abaco and Grand Bahama, both receiving category 5 landfalls from Dorian. Many structures are … Continue reading Dorian Finally Exits Bahamas and Heads North; Two More Storms Form in the Atlantic
Last night, Hurricane Dorian intensified into an elusive category 5 hurricane to the east of Great Abaco. It has since intensified to become the strongest hurricanes to make landfall not just in the Atlantic, but also across the planet, striking the Abaco islands with winds of 185mph and gusts up to 220mph. This makes Dorian … Continue reading Catastrophic Hurricane Dorian Strikes The Bahamas; Future Track Confidence Increasing
Since we last spoke, Hurricane Dorian has become a monstrous category 4 hurricane north of the Bahamas. It's packing winds of 150mph and a pressure of around 945mb. It has made it's all-important westerly turn and has begun slowing down in forward speed. Hurricane Warnings are up for the Northwestern Bahamas, who could see a … Continue reading Dorian Becomes a Powerful Hurricane; Forecast Starting to Shift for the United States
Tropical Storm Dorian intensified into a hurricane as it continued deviating east of the expected track yesterday. Instead of crossing over Puerto Rico, it completely missed the island, passing over the U.S. Virgins Islands to the east as a minimal hurricane. Damage reports so far have been spotty, and one death has been confirmed so … Continue reading Hurricane Dorian exits the Caribbean; Expected to be a Powerful Hurricane near the Southeast U.S.
The tropics remain busy today, with two tropical cyclones currently active. Tropical Storm Dorian is located in the eastern Caribbean Sea with winds of 50mph and has a minimum pressure of 1005mb. Dorian is expected to impact the eastern Greater Antilles and potentially the Bahamas and Florida in the long-range. Tropical Depression 06L formed yesterday … Continue reading TS Dorian Passes Lesser Antilles while Forecast Uncertainties Remain; TD Six to be Short-Lived
After a long period of slumber across the tropics, activity has finally started to light up once more as we approach the peak of the season. Earlier this week, Tropical Storm Chantal formed south of the Canadian Maritimes, but was weak, short-lived and far from land areas. There are multiple areas to monitor now across … Continue reading TS Dorian Forms and Approaches the Caribbean Sea; Invest 98L Likely to Develop off the U.S. East Coast