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Update: Tropical Cyclone Maha over Arabian Sea

TC Maha, located about 469 NM south of Karachi has been moving NW at 8 knots with max winds now at 60 knots with a maximum significant wave height of about 19 feet.  Maha is forecast to intensify to over … Continue reading

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Subtropical Storm Rebekah forms within larger North Atlantic Gale

Update: The disturbance within the larger North Atlantic gale low has been designated as a subtropical cyclone by the NHC with an initial intensity of 40 knots. Like Pablo just a few days ago, Rebekah is currently rotating around a larger non-tropical … Continue reading

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Possible Subtropical Storm forming within larger North Atlantic Gale

Showers associated with a low pressure system located several hundred miles west of the westernmost Azores continue to show signs of organization. If the current organization of shower activity persists, advisories will likely be initiated on a tropical or subtropical storm later today … Continue reading

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New Tropical Cyclone forms off SW Coast of India

A new Tropical Cyclone (05A) has formed off the southwest coast of India and was moving NW at 14 knots with max winds of about 45 knots. This system is moving over warm ocean water so continued strengthening is expected, … Continue reading

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Tropical Cyclone Kyarr now 130 knots over Arabian Sea

Tropical Cyclone Kyarr, over the Arabian Sea about 402 NM ESE of Masirah Island has been moving WNW at 7 knots with max winds of 130 knots. Ocean temperatures remain warm at 28-29 C so Kyarr will remain over warm … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Pablo forms southwest of Azores

A new tropical cyclone has formed within a larger extratropical cyclone in the northeastern Atlantic. Pablo is a very small-scale tropical cyclone, but satellite data clearly show a well-defined but small circulation with 40-kt winds embedded within the larger low. … Continue reading

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Two Typhoons currently active over Western North Pacific

Typhoon  Lekima, located about 275 nm SSW of Kaldena AB was moving NW at 7 knots with max winds to 110 knots  and significant wave heights to 39 feet.  Conditions favor some additional strengthening and Lekima could reach max winds … Continue reading

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Reduced Risk for Atlantic Tropical Development through mid August

The Azores-Bermuda high pressure ridge will be displaced southward of it’s normal position over the next 5-6 days resulting in higher than normal pressures over the main hurricane development area and the Caribbean reducing the risk for tropical cyclone development … Continue reading

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TS Lekima forms over western North Pacific

TS Lekima has formed over the western North Pacific and currently is located about 479 NM SSE of Kadena AB in Japan and was moving NNW at 6 knots. Max winds are about 35 knots with a max significant wave … Continue reading

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Hurricane Florence now Cat 4

  Major Hurricane Florence continues to develop with max winds now at 115 knots (Cat 4). Florence is moving in an area where wind shear is forecast to increase during the next 48 hours so Florence is expected to weaken … Continue reading

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