After holding a relatively constant intensity for the past 48 hours or so, Isaias is strengthening again as it approaches the Carolina coast, and is now once again a hurricane. Isaias is expected to maintain its strength as a Category 1 hurricane during the next few hours leading up toRead More →

The broad area of disturbed weather that the National Hurricane Center (NHC) has been monitoring for the past few days as Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine has finally consolidated sufficiently to be classified as Tropical Storm Isaias (pronounced “ees-ah-EE-ahs”). It is the ninth named storm of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season,Read More →

Although it is moving over cooler waters and experiencing the negative effects of moderate vertical wind shear, Douglas remains a hurricane this evening as it continues to gradually weaken. Douglas peaked as a Category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale on Thursday with maximum sustained winds estimated at 130 mphRead More →

Tropical Storm Hanna has continued to strengthen today as it moves westward toward the Texas coast, and is now forecast to be a hurricane by the time it makes landfall tomorrow evening. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has been conducting aerial reconnaissance into Tropical Storm Hanna today, providingRead More →

After peaking as a Category 4 major hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale with top sustained wind speeds of 130 mph (215 km/h), Hurricane Douglas has begun to steadily weaken as it moves into cooler waters in the Central North Pacific. However, Douglas still remains a powerful Category 3 hurricane withRead More →

After briefly remaining stagnant Tuesday evening, Tropical Storm Douglas has strengthened quite rapidly today and is now a Category 1 hurricane. Douglas is the fourth tropical storm and the first hurricane of the 2020 Northeastern Pacific hurricane season, and marks one of the latest dates on record for the formationRead More →

Two new tropical cyclones in the Eastern Pacific, Tropical Depression Seven-E and Tropical Storm Douglas, are today’s main headlines, with one on the way out and the other likely to strengthen over the next few days. Tropical Depression Seven-E, which developed yesterday morning, is currently weakening and expected to becomeRead More →

The broad area of low pressure (designated Invest 98L by the United States Navy) that the National Hurricane Center (NHC) has been monitoring during the past several days has become better organized today, with the center of low pressure reforming under a concentrated and well-organized convective mass off the NorthRead More →