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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
GoM     US-EC     W-ATL     E-ATL
INFRARED SECTOR
IR Floater Image
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 (11Aug-16Aug, 40kt, 1005mb)
  • Kyle (14Aug-16Aug, 45kt, 1000mb)
  • Laura (20Aug-28Aug, 130kt, 938mb)
  • Marco (20Aug-25Aug, 65kt, 991mb)
  • Nana (1Sep-4Sep, 65kt, 994mb)
  • Omar (31Aug-4Sep, 35kt, 1003mb)
  • Paulette (7Sep-23Sep, 90kt, 965mb)
  • Rene (7Sep-14Sep, 45kt, 1000mb)
  • Sally (11Sep-17Sep, 90kt, 967mb)
  • Teddy (12Sep-23Sep, 120kt, 945mb)
  • Vicky (14Sep-17Sep, 45kt, 1000mb)
  • Wilfred (18Sep-21Sep, 35kt, 1007mb)
  • Alpha (18Sep-19Sep, 45kt, 998mb)
  • Beta (17Sep-22Sep, 50kt, 994mb)
  • Gamma
  • Delta
  • Epsilon
  • Zeta
  • Eta
  • Theta
  • Iota
  • Kappa

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


ACRONYMS & COMMONLY USED ABBREVIATIONS:

Created & Maintained by Brian McNoldy

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