Tag Archives: tropical storms

Better Agreement on the Track of Sandy

There is still some variation in the forecast tracks of Sandy, but, at this point, it would take every model being wrong for Sandy to not hit the eastern seaboard of the US sometime early next week.  The clearest picture … Continue reading

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You’re About to Become Very Familiar with Sandy

If you’re not aware, there is a hurricane in the Caribbean basin named Sandy and it’s currently moving through the island nation of Jamaica.  It will likely dump several inches of rain, causing flooding in many areas of the island.  … Continue reading

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Model Forecast Tracks of Isaac

I keep referencing the spread in the forecast track of Isaac and illustrating it with images like the one above.  So, I’ll just stick this live image to the top of the blog.  It should update every 6 hours with … Continue reading

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Hurricane Warnings from Morgan City, LA to Destin, FL

Warnings Include New Orleans, LA and Mobile, AL Hurricane warnings are in effect for the Gulf Coast in advance of Tropical Storm Isaac.  This hurricane warning means that hurricane conditions may start affecting the area in the next 24 hours.  … Continue reading

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Isaac Forecast Track Shifts Westward for US Landfall

Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Cuba to Feel Effects Over the Next 72 Hours Models are coming into agreement that Isaac will make a US landfall somewhere in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico during the first part of next week.  The … Continue reading

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Joyce Becomes 10th Named Storm of the Season

NHC Still Unsure of Isaac’s Location As expected, Tropical Depression Ten became Tropical Storm Joyce this morning.  The official forecast, including error, poses no threat to land, with the exception of Bermuda.  Joyce could pass by the tiny island Mon … Continue reading

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Another Reason for Patience with Isaac Tracks

From the NHC discussion this evening… SATELLITE…AIRCRAFT…RADAR…AND SURFACE OBSERVATIONS INDICATE THAT ISAAC HAS A BROAD CENTRAL AREA OF LIGHT WINDS WITH MULTIPLE VORTICITY MAXIMA EMBEDDED. THE LOWEST PRESSURES ARE IN AN AREA NEAR GUADELOUPE…WHICH IS USED AS THE CURRENT CENTER … Continue reading

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