Tag Archives: 2009 hurricane season

Slow Atlantic Hurricane Season Ends

As we turn the calendar to December, we mark the end of the Atlantic hurricane season.  This isn’t to say a tropical cyclone couldn’t develop at some point, but it’s highly unlikely.  NOAA has issued the lowly-anticipated press release no … Continue reading

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Down Year for Hurricanes, Tornadoes

I re-tweeted this article from the Examiner regarding the slow tornado and hurricane season.  To be honest, I wasn’t convinced of everything in the article, so I decided to do a little of my own research.  Turns out they were … Continue reading

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Heavy Rain, Flooding Expected in the Southeast

The remnants of Ida are pushing through the southeast U.S. and heavy rain is accompanying the storm.  As much as 4 inches of rain could fall in parts of Alabama and Georgia by tomorrow morning.  This storm will move northeastward … Continue reading

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Ida Becomes a Hurricane Just Before Landfall

Hurricane Ida it is.  As of 7AM EST this morning, Ida is a barely a hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph.  Luckily, it appears Ida will make landfall near a rather desolate part of Nicaragua.  (There aren’t many cities … Continue reading

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Tropical Depression 11 Forms in Caribbean

 Tropical Depression 11 has formed in the eastern Caribbean near the coast of Nicaragua.  It is expected to strengthen into a Tropical Storm in the next 12 hours.  At that time, it would receive the name “Ida”.  TD 11 is … Continue reading

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TS Henri Meets a Quick, Familiar End

In the end, the original forecast from the NHC was correct.  Henri lasted only 48 hours (5 PM Tuesday to 5 PM Thursday).  It did strengthen from its’ original intensity, which was not anticipated.  However, over the last 24 hours, … Continue reading

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TS Henri Persisting in the Atlantic

TS Henri actually strengthened a bit overnight before weakening to its’ original intensity (40 mph sustained winds) this afternoon.  Henri is still expected to dissipate in the next 60 hours, but, frankly, it wasn’t expected to last this long, so … Continue reading

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