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 →

Despite exhibiting a rather unusual structure during the last couple of days, Tropical Storm Barry has continued to intensify, and is now near hurricane-strength as it approaches the central Louisiana coast. As of the National Hurricane Center’s most recent advisory at 10:00 PM CDT (03:00 UTC), the center of Tropical StormRead More →

The low pressure area over the northern Gulf of Mexico, marked as Potential Tropical Cyclone Two by the National Hurricane Center (NHC), has continued to become better organized today. The United States Air Force and the NOAA have been conducting reconnaissance flights into the system, and they have recently reportedRead More →

Yesterday, Invest 92L emerged over the Gulf of Mexico as a broad area of low pressure. It has consolidated more today, and the National Hurricane Center is giving it a near 100% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone. In addition, due to its proximity to land, they have also initiatedRead More →