Extremely powerful Ida continues its rapid intensification and deepening as it moves closer to Southeast Louisiana. With hurricane and tropical storm warnings and watches spreads along Louisiana towards western Florida. Flash flood watches are in place as far as Arkansas and Tennessee. As per the latest Force Thirteen analysis, IdaRead More →

Tropics: Northern Atlantic Basin: Hurricane Elsa: On July 1, Potential Tropical Cyclone Five formed in the Atlantic’s Main Development Region (MDR), and it further intensified into Tropical Storm Elsa later in the day. Elsa later intensified into a category 1 hurricane after making a close pass in Barbados before makingRead More →

This July has been another unusual month worldwide in terms of climatology. All activity was centered in the northern hemisphere as one would expect, although the distribution of storms was highly unusual, with the bulk of the activity focused on the Atlantic and eastern Pacific rather than the western Pacific.Read More →

Two new tropical cyclones in the Eastern Pacific, Tropical Depression Seven-E and Tropical Storm Douglas, are today’s main headlines, with one on the way out and the other likely to strengthen over the next few days. Tropical Depression Seven-E, which developed yesterday morning, is currently weakening and expected to becomeRead More →

The long-lasting 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is not over yet: Tropical Storm Sebastien has formed in the basin near the Lesser Antilles. Sebastien is forecast to remain over open waters and become extratropical later this week. In the Western Hemisphere, the Philippines are facing a double threat from Typhoon KalmaegiRead More →