Category Archives: Tropical

TS Emily forms near the graveyard

Invest 91L has been teasing us with development potential for days now.  Convection had been pulsing up and down, circulation centers have been bouncing around, becoming unstacked, tilted, sheared away – and yesterday while crossing Martinique, the hunters found her … Continue reading

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Tropical Cyclone forms in Yucatan

NHC is likely to call TD4 in just a little while.  Recon data supports the upgrade to at least a depression, maybe a storm named Don.  He’s headed for Texas.

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Near 100% certainty 90L will become a TD4 or TS Don

NHC is nearly 100% certain a TD or TS will form in the next 48 hours, in the nw caribbean from the area known as Invest 90L. It is west of Cuba, East of the Yucatan in the Yucatan Channel. Continue reading

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Hotter and drier for a few days now, watching a tropical wave in the Atlantic

The past few days have seen fabulous storms blow up over most of the East Coast Metro (see the pics!) These storms have been moderately active electrically and contained a significant amount of rain.  There was a classic gust front … Continue reading

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TD2 forms off Cape Canaveral

Tropical Depression 2 forms off Canaveral. Models have been hinting at something forming between JAX and SC for a week, and today confirms it. Hurricane Hunters found 30 kt winds and a closed LLC just now and the NHC classified … Continue reading

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Hurricane Paula forms

Hurricane Paula quickly spins up off the coast of Honduras/Nicaragua.  THe outflow from this girl is bringing overcast skies, tropical moisture to SFL today and tomorrow. After that I’m on a plane to Vegas – so screw it.

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TS Nicole – 997MB!

I’d be excited, except that this really low pressure is widespread from the yucatan to orlando.  The trough has brought heights down to record low levels.  This “depression” is the result. So far – worst TS ever.  Virtually no rain, … Continue reading

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