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Old 05-04-2018, 06:40 PM
 
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And there we go! May 4, 2018 first disturbance bringing lots of rain into the Bahamas, not expected to develop into anything though. Will also help bring rain to portions of Florida this weekend:

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And video of system via GOESEast satellite clearly shows ton of dry air on west side of system:
https://twitter.com/pppapin/status/9...550822912?s=21

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Old 05-05-2018, 06:57 AM
 
Location: Deep 13
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Under a month to go and here are the names for this season:

Alberto
Beryl
Chris
Debby
Ernesto
Florence
Gordon
Helene
Isaac
Joyce
Kirk
Leslie
Michael
Nadine
Oscar
Patty
Rafael
Sara
Tony
Valerie
William

I'm going with Gordon and Joyce as being the nasty ones this year.
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Old 05-06-2018, 09:59 AM
 
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Hurricane Hunter reconnaissance aircraft tours this week:

"At each stop, the public and media can view the NOAA Gulfstream IV aircraft, which flies ahead of a storm, and take a tour inside a U.S. Air Force Reserve WC-130J hurricane hunter aircraft, which flies directly through the eye of a storm."

Public tour schedule (2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time):

Mon. May 7: McAllen Miller Intl. Airport, McAllen, TX

Tue. May 8: Jack Brooks Regional Airport, Beaumont, TX

Wed. May 9: Baton Rouge Metro Airport, Ryan Field, Baton Rouge, LA

Thu. May 10: Montgomery Regional Airport, Montgomery, AL

Fri. May 11: Lakeland Linder Regional Airport, Lakeland, FL
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Old 05-06-2018, 05:31 PM
 
Location: Near the Coast SWCT
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Under a month to go and here are the names for this season:

I'm going with Gordon and Joyce as being the nasty ones this year.

Thanks for the reminder. I started a poll like I did last yr..


//www.city-data.com/forum/weath...ll-become.html
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Old 05-06-2018, 06:20 PM
 
Location: Near the Coast SWCT
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The number of US major hurricanes (Category 3-5) peaked in the 1950’s at one per year, and is now at a record low

https://realclimatescience.com/2018/...nce-the-1880s/

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Old 05-07-2018, 12:03 PM
 
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7May18 - East Pacific basin disturbance has a 30-40% chance of developing. Threat to no one and 1,000+ miles offshore.

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Old 05-07-2018, 04:47 PM
 
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Atlantic season starts June 1. (Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean / East coast of Central America)
East North Pacific season starts May 15. (West coast of Mexico & Central America, & the rare California USA)
Central North Pacific season starts June 1. (Hawaii storms that didn't originate from East Pacific)

Atlantic 2018 names listed in post above.

East North Pacific 2018 names & Central North Pacific Basin(Different name system used) can be found here:
Pacific Tropical Cyclone Names
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Old 05-07-2018, 06:05 PM
 
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7May18 - East Pacific basin disturbance has a 30-40% chance of developing. Threat to no one and 1,000+ miles offshore.

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Our Pacific system is called "Invest 90E" ...just a way to track it. It's still just a disorganized blob of scattered showers.
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Old 05-09-2018, 04:24 AM
 
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Invest 90E 1,100 miles offshore in the East Pacific now 70% chance of development, Tropical Depression possible soon, but unfavorable conditions ahead late Thursday.
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Old 05-09-2018, 05:27 PM
 
Location: Alexandria, Louisiana
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Latest GFS models showing a landfalling tropical system week after next?


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