The tropics are heating up – at least two storms are expected to be named in the next week
Now that we are close to the peak two months of the hurricane season, the historical odds of having a tropical storm develop go up significantly. It appears that Mother Nature is playing the odds because the tropics are starting to buzz.
Remembering Andrew 29 years ago today; 3 disturbances to watch in the tropics
The National Hurricane Center is highlighting three areas for potential development. The one of most immediate concern is Tropical Disturbance #1, which long-range computer forecast models indicate may eventually end up in the western Gulf.
Henri continues to dump rain on the Northeast while there are two disturbances to watch
Henri dumped record rainfall on New York City and surrounding areas in the hours before landfall Saturday night. An outer band related to then-Hurricane Henri was enhanced by a strong upper-level low-pressure system to the west to produce the torrent that fell in some areas.