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Hurricane Bill in Review

Hurricane Bill was the first hurricane of the 2009 Atlantic Hurricane season.  It was named as a tropical storm on the evening of August 15.  The last advisory was issued on the morning of August 24.  Bill reached peak intensity … Continue reading

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Quiet Weather Returns to US, Atlantic

After a week of severe weather, heat waves, tropical storms, and hurricanes, the weather for this last full week of August looks to be rather tame.  Hurricane Bill passed through the western Atlantic, brushing Bermuda and Cape Cod with tropical … Continue reading

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Bill Disobeys Forecasts, Continues to Weaken

Despite interacting with very warm water, Hurricane Bill continues to weaken.  As of the 8AM advisory, Bill is a weak category three hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 115 mph.  The forecast still calls for some restrengthening of the storm, … Continue reading

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Bill Unexpectedly Weakening

Hurricane Bill has weakened to a category three storm with maximum sustained winds of 120 mph.  According to the 11AM discussion from NHC, this estimate “is probably on the high side.” Judging by their discussion, NHC believes most of the … Continue reading

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Bill Now a CAT4

Hurricane Bill is now a category four hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 135 mph.  The NHC forecast has Bill’s winds increasing to 145 mph by tomorrow morning, but, as of now, it is not forecasted to pass the 155 … Continue reading

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Bill Now a CAT2; Still No Threat

Hurricane Bill is a category two hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale with maximum sustained winds of 105 mph as of the 11AM report from the NHC.  NHC notes that a hurricane hunter aircraft is expected to investigate Bill this afternoon.  … Continue reading

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Claudette and Ana Say Goodbye

The NHC has officially stopped concerning themselves with both Claudette and Ana.  Claudette is understandable as it has made landfall and dissipated.  Ana is a little more interesting.  It barely reached tropical storm status a few days ago and, as … Continue reading

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