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 →