While powerful Category 4 Major Hurricane Laura menaces the western U.S Gulf Coast, two new tropical cyclones are stirring up the open waters of the Northeastern Pacific. Their names are Hernan and Iselle, and both developed earlier this morning in quick succession, with Iselle following closely behind Hernan. Hernan andRead More →

Earlier today, the low pressure system which the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) and East Asian regional meteorological offices have been monitoring for the past couple of days, was designated as Tropical Storm Bavi, the eighth named storm of the 2020 Northwestern Pacific typhoon season. Since then, Bavi has beenRead More →

Hurricane Genevieve has continued its long stretch of rapid strengthening, and is now a Category 4 major hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale. Genevieve is the seventh tropical storm, third hurricane, and second major hurricane of the 2020 Northeastern Pacific hurricane season. Environmental conditions are expected to support further rapid strengtheningRead More →

Tropical Depression Eleven-E, which developed early this morning southwest of the Baja California Peninsula, has strengthened overnight, and is now Tropical Storm Fausto. It is the sixth named storm of the 2020 Northeastern Pacific hurricane season, and the second in the month of August, following Hurricane Elida, which formed lastRead 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 →

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 →