New Invest Quickly Developing near Florida, Could Become a Brief Depression or Storm

Invest 94L was designated yesterday over the southwestern Atlantic, which was a broad and ill-defined tropical wave at the time. Since then, it has traversed westwards into the Bahamas and has gained a lot more convection. In fact, it may be on the verge of becoming a tropical depression, and the NHC is giving it … Continue reading New Invest Quickly Developing near Florida, Could Become a Brief Depression or Storm

Tropical Storm Barry Strengthens, Heavy Rainfall remains the Primary Concern

Tropical Storm Barry was designated yesterday in the northern Gulf of Mexico, and has since been moving gradually and erratically westward with time. As of now, Barry has maximum sustained winds of 65mph and a minimum central pressure of 998mb, despite its atypical structure for a storm of its caliber. It is moving generally towards … Continue reading Tropical Storm Barry Strengthens, Heavy Rainfall remains the Primary Concern

Future of Newly Designated Potential Tropical Cyclone 02L still Uncertain, but Heavy Rains are Coming to the Gulf Coast

Yesterday, Invest 92L emerged over the Gulf of Mexico as a broad area of low pressure. It has consolidated more today, and the National Hurricane Center is giving it a near 100% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone. In addition, due to its proximity to land, they have also initiated Tropical Storm and Storm Surge … Continue reading Future of Newly Designated Potential Tropical Cyclone 02L still Uncertain, but Heavy Rains are Coming to the Gulf Coast

Tropical Development Likely in the Gulf of Mexico this Weekend

After a June void of any tropical cyclones in the Atlantic, there is finally a system worth discussing right now, dubbed Invest 92L. The system is currently located over the southeastern U.S. and will progress southward into the northern Gulf of Mexico by the middle of the week, where the National Hurricane Center is giving … Continue reading Tropical Development Likely in the Gulf of Mexico this Weekend

New Invest Tagged in Bay of Campeche with a Medium Chance of Developing

On this very first day of the Atlantic hurricane season, a brand new disturbance, tagged as Invest 91L, has formed in the Bay of Campeche. It has been given a moderate chance, 60%, to develop over the next 5 days as it slowly progresses westward and then northwestward towards the Mexican coastline. Five Day Tropical … Continue reading New Invest Tagged in Bay of Campeche with a Medium Chance of Developing

2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Discussion – Final Verdict

Tomorrow marks the beginning of the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which has been shrouded in questions over the past several months. Since the discussions in April, the overall outlook for the season is trending more active than once thought. That being said, there still remains high amounts of uncertainty going forward. For reference throughout the … Continue reading 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Discussion – Final Verdict

NOAA Releases their 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook – Calling for a Near Average Season

Today, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) released their pre-season outlook for the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season. Their forecast calls for 9-15 named storms (including Andrea, which dissipated on Tuesday), 4-8 hurricanes, and 2-4 major hurricanes. Each of the mean values of these ranges are equal to the average numbers an Atlantic hurricane season … Continue reading NOAA Releases their 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook – Calling for a Near Average Season