Category Archives: Tropical Cyclones

Alberto

As of 29 May 2018, subtropical depression Alberto has been advecting northward, through the southeastern United States. Alberto made landfall yesterday 28 May 2018, along the Gulf Coast, near the Florida Panhandle. Alberto produced heavy rainfall and has the potential … Continue reading

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Tropical Cyclone Dumazile

A tropical cyclone has been present in the Indian Ocean, the past few days. Yesterday, on 4 March 2018, tropical cyclone Dumazile skirted along the coasts of Madagascar and La Reunion bringing high winds, heavy rain and storm surge along … Continue reading

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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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