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Tropical Storm Iba Rare for South Atlantic
Tropical Storm Iba Rare for South Atlantic
Apr 21, 2024
Meteorologist Domenica Davis looks at the forecast for a rare tropical storm that formed in the South Atlantic. ...
2019 Hurricane Season Expected to Be Near Average, Colorado State University Outlook Says
2019 Hurricane Season Expected to Be Near Average, Colorado State University Outlook Says
Apr 21, 2024
At a Glance A total of 13named storms, five hurricanes and two major hurricanes are expected this season.This is nearthe 30-year average of 12 named storms, six hurricanes and three major hurricanes.The forecast was released Thursday by the Colorado State University Tropical Meteorology Project. The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season may see fewer storms and hurricanes, but that doesn't necessarily mean it will be less dangerous, according to a newly released outlook from the . (MORE: Hurricane Central) The group led...
Hurricane Names for the 2019 Atlantic Season
Hurricane Names for the 2019 Atlantic Season
Apr 21, 2024
The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season names list begins with a rather familiar name. The season's first named storm will be Andrea, which kicked off the 2013 season in early June and was a subtropical storm before Mother's Day in early May 2007. Atlantic storm name lists are maintained by a committee of the World Meteorological Organization and , unless a hurricane or storm is so destructive and/or deadly that the committee votes to retire use of the name. (MORE: Retired...
Florence, Michael Retired Following Destructive U.S. Strikes During 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season
Florence, Michael Retired Following Destructive U.S. Strikes During 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season
Apr 21, 2024
At a Glance Florence and Michael will no longer be used as names for an Atlantic tropical storm or hurricane.Tropical cyclones that are very destructive and/or deadly can be retired from future name lists.Through 2018, 89 Atlantic hurricane or tropical storm names have been retired. Florence and Michael were so destructive and deadly during the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season that the World Meteorological Organization's hurricane committee decided this week to retire those names from future Atlantic Basin tropical cyclone name...
Why the 2018 Hurricane Season Was More Active Than We Predicted
Why the 2018 Hurricane Season Was More Active Than We Predicted
Apr 21, 2024
At a Glance More storms and hurricanes formed this season than were expected.We talked to a couple of the seasonal outlook experts to see what happened.Michael and Florence led to billions of dollars in damage and many broken records. The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season included twobillion-dollar hurricanes and a slightly above-average number of named storms, which overshot seasonal forecasts. In ourend-of-season recap, we spoke to a few of the experts who issue seasonal forecasts to learn why the year was...
Hurricane Michael Was a Category 5 at Landfall, Only the Fourth in U.S. Records, National Hurricane Center Says
Hurricane Michael Was a Category 5 at Landfall, Only the Fourth in U.S. Records, National Hurricane Center Says
Apr 21, 2024
At a Glance After analysis, the National Hurricane Center found Hurricane Michael made landfall at Cat. 5 intensity.Michael was only the fourth Category 5 landfall on record in the U.S.Camille in 1969 was the only other northern Gulf Coast Category 5 landfall. Hurricane Andrew in 1992 was also upgraded to Cat. 5 landfall status after NHC post-analysis. Hurricane Michael made an extremely rare U.S. landfall last October in the Florida Panhandle, a post-storm analysis has determined. Meteorologists at the National...
Where Every Hurricane Has Hit the U.S. Since 1985 (MAPS)
Where Every Hurricane Has Hit the U.S. Since 1985 (MAPS)
Apr 21, 2024
All hurricane strikes in the U.S. since 1985. An examination of monthly hurricane strikes (hurricanes that either directly made landfall in the United States or produced hurricane-force winds in the U.S. on land) since 1985 reveals a few interesting trends: The peak of hurricane season contains the most hurricane strikes by a landslide. More than 60 percent of the hurricane strikes come during August and September. The traditional peak of hurricane season is Sept. 10.The season hurricane-strike activity is fairly...
Tropical Cyclone Kenneth Making Landfall in Mozambique
Tropical Cyclone Kenneth Making Landfall in Mozambique
Apr 21, 2024
Meteorologist Ari Sarsalari looks at Tropical Cyclone Kenneth in Mozambique as it makes landfall on a country devastated by a Cyclone Idai just three weeks ago. ...
The Strange Places We've Seen Tropical Cyclones Recently
The Strange Places We've Seen Tropical Cyclones Recently
Apr 21, 2024
At a Glance Kenneth's latest northern Mozambique strike is just the latest in a recent string of strange tropical cyclones.These include a Maui landfall, a track into Michigan and a pair of weird January tropical cyclones. Tropical Cyclone Kenneth's intense landfall in northern Mozambique is just the latest example of a storm occurring in a strange place, during a strange time of year and/or being unusually strong. (MORE: ForecastLatest News) Kenneth became the . Here is a partial list of...
Where African Cyclones Come From
Where African Cyclones Come From
Apr 21, 2024
At a Glance Four areas around Africa are known to produce tropical cyclones. Some of the world's deadliest and costliest cyclones come from the Indian Ocean. Many Atlantic hurricanes come from northern Africa. Africa isn't typically what you would think of when you think of hurricanes, but the continent actually has more cyclone-producing tropical ocean basins surrounding it than any other. The only basin that regularly produces tropical storms or hurricanes affecting Africa is the southwest Indian Ocean, but locations...
Tropical Cyclone Kenneth Made Catastrophic, Unprecedented Landfall in Northern Mozambique
Tropical Cyclone Kenneth Made Catastrophic, Unprecedented Landfall in Northern Mozambique
Apr 21, 2024
At a Glance Tropical Cyclone Kenneth made landfall in northern Mozambique Wednesday.It was the first known hurricane-strength landfall in Cabo Delgado Province in recent times.This catastrophe came just over a month after the devastating strike from Tropical Cyclone Idai. Tropical Cyclone Kenneth made a catastrophic, unprecedented landfall in northern Mozambique Wednesday afternoon. This came just weeks after Tropical Cyclone Idai's catastrophic storm surge and rainfall flooding swamped parts of central Mozambique. (MORE: Impacts From Tropical Cyclone Kenneth) Homes have been...
Tropical Cyclone Fani Threatening India
Tropical Cyclone Fani Threatening India
Apr 21, 2024
Meteorologist Domenica Davis looks at the forecast for Tropical Cyclone Fani. ...
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