Monthly Archives: August 2017

Irma becomes a hurricane over the eastern North Atlantic

Irma has intensified rapidly and is now a Hurricane with max winds to 85 knots as it moves WNW at about 9 knots. Hurricane force winds are estimated to extend outward 10-15 NM on the east side of the circulation. … Continue reading

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Western North Atlantic Hurricane Force Storm update

Hurricane force storm low at 1800 UTC 30 Aug near 39N/65W moving northeastward at 20 knots with winds of 50-65 knots seas to 24 feet (7.3 meters) within 180NM north and west of the center. Forecast 1800UTC 31st 970 MB … Continue reading

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Developing Hurricane Force Storm off USEC

The disturbance that moved off the NC coast Tuesday is transitioning into a rapidly developing extra-tropical gale low with winds 35-45 knots and seas up to 15 feet (4.5 meters) occurring within 120 NM north and west of the center. … Continue reading

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Hurricane Harvey approaching Texas Coast

Hurricane Harvey continues to develop with minimum pressure now down to 947mb. Harvey remains in an environment for intensification, and strengthening beyond the current intensity is possible prior to landfall.¬† Currently max winds are at 95 knots but could exceed … Continue reading

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Typhoon Noru to approach Japan

Typhoon Noru, over the western North Pacific, is moving¬† towards the N-NW at about 5 knots with max winds estimated at 95 knots. . The large center is in an area of low vertical wind shear and very warm sea … Continue reading

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