The broad area of disturbed weather which the National Hurricane Center (NHC) has been monitoring during the past few days over the Gulf of Mexico has finally acquired a sufficiently defined center to be classified as a tropical cyclone. The storm’s name is Nestor, and it is the fourteenth namedRead More →

Typhoon Hagibis continues its approach toward the Japanese island of Honshu as a large and still powerful typhoon. The powerful cyclone peaked as a Category 5 super typhoon on Wednesday before beginning a slow weakening trend. It remains a Category 2 system this morning and should continue to gradually weakenRead More →

Tropical Storm Karen continues to batter Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands with heavy rainfall and gale-force winds. As most recent advisory from the National Hurricane Center (NHC) at 5:00 PM AST (21:00 UTC) September 24, the center of Tropical Storm Karen was located near 18.5°N, 65.3°W, about 45 mi (75Read More →

Tropical Storm Humberto, the eighth named storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, formed near the disaster-stricken northwestern islands of the Bahamas on Friday. The storm has since strengthened and is forecast to become a hurricane later today or on Monday as it turns sharply northeastward out to sea andRead More →

Hurricane Dorian has continued to intensify today and is now an extremely dangerous Category 5 hurricane, currently situated over the Abaco Islands in the northwestern Bahamas. As of the National Hurricane Center’s most recent update at 10:00 PM AST (02:00 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Dorian was located near 26.6°N,Read More →

This article is provided by Hank Dolce, and is transcribed from his site. The original article can be found here: https://tropicstopics.com/2019/08/31/dorian-becomes-a-powerful-hurricane-forecast-starting-to-shift-for-the-united-states/ Since we last spoke, Hurricane Dorian has become a monstrous category 4 hurricane north of the Bahamas. It’s packing winds of 150mph and a pressure of around 945mb. It hasRead More →

Tropical Storm Dorian has strengthened a little as it continues its westward track toward the Lesser Antilles. As most recent advisory from the National Hurricane Center (NHC) at 11:00 PM AST (03:00 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Dorian was located near 11.7°N, 55.3°W, about 300 mi (485 km) east-southeastRead More →

After a lengthy period of inactivity lasting 28 days, the North Atlantic Ocean has finally sprung into action with the formation of Tropical Storm Chantal this morning. Although environmental conditions were not forecast to favor development, a small low pressure system located over the far northern Atlantic Ocean which theRead More →