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ATLANTIC BASIN VISIBLE
Atlantic VIS Image
ATLANTIC BASIN INFRARED
Atlantic IR Image
ATLANTIC BASIN WATER VAPOR
Atlantic WV Image
STORM TRACKS & FORECASTS
Storm Tracks Image
VISIBLE SECTOR
VIS Floater Image
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GoM     US-EC     W-ATL     E-ATL
INFRARED SECTOR
IR Floater Image
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GoM     US-EC     W-ATL     E-ATL


NEWS & UPDATES:

THE 2020 LIST OF ATLANTIC STORM NAMES (with dates of activity & peak intensity):
  • Arthur (16May-19May, 50kt, 991mb)
  • Bertha (27May-27May, 45kt, 1007mb)
  • Cristobal (1Jun-8Jun, 50kt, 992mb)
  • Dolly (22Jun-24Jun, 40kt, 1002mb)
  • Edouard (4Jul-6Jul, 40kt, 1005mb)
  • Fay (9Jul-11Jul, 50kt, 998mb)
  • Gonzalo (21Jul-25Jul, 55kt, 997mb)
  • Hanna (23Jul-26Jul, 75kt, 973mb)
  • Isaias (30Jul-5Aug, 75kt, 987mb)
  • Josephine
  • Kyle
  • Laura
  • Marco
  • Nana
  • Omar
  • Paulette
  • Rene
  • Sally
  • Teddy
  • Vicky
  • Wilfred

TROPICAL ATLANTIC WEATHER RESOURCES:


THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON HURRICANE WIND SCALE:

Category
TD
TS
CAT1
CAT2
CAT3
CAT4
CAT5
Max Winds (kts (mph))
<35 (<40)
35-63 (40-73)
64-82 (74-95)
83-95 (96-110)
96-113 (111-130)
114-135 (131-155)
>135 (>155)
U.S. Landfall Examples
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Allison '01, Erin '07
Isaac '12, Florence '18
Frances '04, Ike '08
Ivan '04, Katrina '05
Harvey '17, Irma '17
Andrew '92, Michael '18


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Created & Maintained by Brian McNoldy

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