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Intense Hurricane-Force Storm over North Atlantic

A rapidly deepening storm over the western North Atlantic, northeast of Newfoundland, will deepen to a 928 mb hurricane-force storm by 1200 UTC 7th off the southeast coast of Greenland with winds up to 90 knots. Continue reading

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Major North Atlantic Hurricane-Force Storm expected

A rapidly developing 992 mb storm low is expected just off the coast of Newfoundland by 00UTC/6th and is forecast to move northeastward deepening to a 928 mb hurricane-force storm to the west-south west of Iceland by 12UTC/7th.  Continue reading

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Hurricane Force Storm to produce Blizzard Conditions

A developing low will deepen rapidly to a hurricane-force storm low by 36-48 hours.  Continue reading

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North Atlantic Marine Weather Outlook

The upper level block over the northeastern North Atlantic remains, however, has drifted somewhat southward since last week. Continue reading

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Upper-Level Block shunts storm tracks northward away UK

The upper-level Omega Block is re-establishing over the northeastern North Atlantic with a semi-stationary upper cut-off low situated south of the Azores for the next several days which will shunt low tracks N-NE towards Greenland and Iceland and away from … Continue reading

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Hurricane Force Storm over western North Atlantic

A rapidly deepening storm off the US East Coast will move NE producing winds of 50-65 knots increasing to 60-70 knots over the next 24 hours. Continue reading

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Intense Storm forecast across Newfoundland

A developing storm low is forecast off the USEC during the  next 48 hours  will produce  storm winds increasing to hurricane force with heavy freezing spray conditions Continue reading

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Blocking High Pressure Continues over UK

strong blocking high continues over the UK Continue reading

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High Pressure Block to Develop over Northeastern Atlantic

An upper-level blocking pattern is forecast to develop over the Northeastern North Atlantic over the next several days which will deflect low tracks northward Continue reading

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The Other Hurricane Season  

Each year there are, on average, about 6 hurricanes in the North Atlantic, 8 in the Eastern North Pacific and 17 Typhoons in the western North Pacific. Few people (outside of Mariners) realize that there is another season of hurricane winds that occurs over both the North Atlantic and the North Pacific Ocean and runs from September to May. These storms do not track through the tropics, but instead are associated with the extratropical cyclones of the mid-latitudes.
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