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 →

Tropical cyclone activity is ramping up in the Northern Hemisphere this week with Tropical Storm Vongfong (known as Tropical Storm Ambo in the Philippines) making an appearance in the Philippine Sea. The cyclone developed rather quickly this morning and currently possesses maximum 1-minute sustained winds of 60 mph (95 km/h).Read More →