Developing late season storm to deliver nasty week of weather
An unusual and impactful late season storm developing north of the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico – designated Invest 98L – will gradually organize over the next several days and slide westward toward Florida, bringing dangerous seas, widespread coastal flooding and beach erosion, gusty squalls, and the potential for heavy rain to a wide stretch of Florida’s Atlantic coast starting Tuesday into Wednesday.
Hurricane hunters investigating Caribbean disturbance
The disturbance moving through the central Caribbean this morning – dubbed Invest 95L – is slowly organizing and will likely become a tropical depression in the next day or two as it heads toward Jamaica, Central America, and the Yucatán Peninsula this week.
Roslyn strikes western Mexico, the strongest eastern pacific landfall in 7 years
Hurricane Roslyn continued to strengthen yesterday as expected, with Hurricane Hunter aircraft finding winds of 130 mph during their afternoon mission while the storm was located about 150 miles southwest of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
Major river flooding continues in Ian’s wake, no tropical threats this week
Once Hurricane Ian’s leftovers are spread out over the mid-Atlantic this morning, making for a dreary and windy day from the Shenandoah Valley to the Jersey and Delaware coasts, where coastal flood advisories are in place into Monday for low-lying roads and coastal communities
Ian’s threat zone shifts north, putting eastern Gulf coast on high alert
Saturday’s forecasts signaled a trend northward in Ian’s potential U.S. strike area, decreasing the odds of a direct run-in with southeast Florida, but placing areas from southwest Florida to the Florida panhandle on high alert for what’s forecast to be a very powerful and impactful hurricane this week.
Fiona enters the Caribbean, hurricane watches hoisted for Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic
The center of Tropical Storm Fiona passed over Guadeloupe – part of the chain of islands flanking the northeastern Caribbean – last night, bringing heavy rains and gusty winds, at times reaching nearly 60 mph, while hurricane watches went up this morning for Puerto Rico and portions of the Dominican Republic as the storm tracked westward into the eastern Caribbean.
Earl beginning northward turn about 100 miles north of Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands
Despite continued struggles against wind shear over the past 24 hours, Tropical Storm Earl appears to be gathering steam as it begins its anticipated turn northward some 100 miles north of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands this morning.
Atlantic heating up, but eyes on the central Atlantic this week
It’s looking a lot like late August out across the Atlantic today – with four areas being highlighted for potential development by the National Hurricane Center – but the broad low pressure area moving into the central Atlantic will be the main story this week.
Tropical depression may form this week in the Atlantic
A disturbance off the coast of Africa may organize into a tropical depression by middle week, becoming the first tropical system in the Atlantic since July 3 and kicking off what is traditionally the busiest stretch of the Atlantic hurricane season.
No organized storms in the tropical Atlantic, Blas and Celia struggling in the eastern pacific
After a spate of storminess for the first half of June, the tropical Atlantic looks to be quieting down, at least for the near term. Disruptive wind shear across the preferred June formation areas of the southern Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean will keep organized activity at bay this week.
Category 4 Hurricane Sam is turning to the north well away from the islands
Hurricane Sam is a classic, super-intense hurricane. Thankfully, it will clearly turn north well away from the Caribbean islands and well east of Florida and the Bahamas. Bermuda will have to watch it as the storm approaches that island toward the end of the week.
A catastrophe in the making - extremely dangerous Hurricane Ida is to impact Louisiana late Sunday
The ingredients are coming together for Hurricane Ida to strengthen and grow larger before it plows into southern Louisiana tomorrow – 16 years to the day after Katrina made landfall on the eastern edge of the state.