Category Archives: Tropical Cyclones

Tropical Storm Rina

Ever since Hurricane Ophelia, it has been rather quiet in the Atlantic Ocean in regards to tropical cyclone activity, but now we have Tropical Storm Rina in the midst. As of early morning, 7 November 2017, Rina is positioned in … Continue reading

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Advected Layer Precipitable Water product for Hurricane Harvey

The CIRA advected layer precipitable water (ALPW) product for Hurricane Harvey is quite interesting: http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/templates/loop_directory.asp?data_folder=training/visit/loops/28aug17&loop_speed_ms=600 The loop spans from 12Z 23 August to 12Z 29 August. ┬áDuring that time period, we see the development of Hurricane Harvey in the western … Continue reading

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Tropical Activity in the East Pacific

It is that time of year again! The time of year where tropical storms, hurricanes initiate and permeate through the Atlantic and the East Pacific Oceans. Currently, a few to note are tropical depression Greg, Tropical Storm Irwin and Hurricane … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Beatriz

Yesterday evening, Thursday, 1 June 2017, Tropical Storm Beatriz made landfall in southern Mexico state of Oaxaca. The tropical storm brought heavy rains, flooding and mudslides to the area, resulting in 2 deaths as of Friday, 2 June 2017. Once … Continue reading

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