Peak Hurricane Season Here, Tropical Threats May Form in Atlantic During September

02 September, 2018, 09:28 | Author: Sidney Guerrero
  • Update: Tropical wave has 60% chance of becoming tropical depression

The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) is advising of a weather system heading west-northwest toward the Caribbean, with a 50 percent chance of developing into a tropical depression within the next five days.

MEXICO CITY Tropical Storm Norman has formed within the jap Pacific Ocean and forecasters exclaim it would perchance well turn out to be a typhoon this day.

The tropical wave that would become Hurricane Irma left Africa a year ago on Monday.

With the peak of hurricane season close at hand, there are signs that the tropical Atlantic may soon spring to life with the potential for direct impact on the coastal United States in the days ahead.

Tropical Storm BonnieMay 28, 2016 - Tropical Storm Bonnie develops about 120 miles southeast of South Carolina.May 29, 2016 - Downgraded to a tropical depression before making landfall near Charleston, South Carolina.

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But rain was still pounding the island chain, touching off flooding on Oahu and Kaua'i. Tropical development right now is unlikely.

It was located 1,230 miles (1,980 miles) east-southeast of Hilo, Hawaii and was moving west at 13 mph (20 kph). Hermine weakens to a tropical storm later in the day.September 3, 2016 - One person dies when a tractor-trailer overturns while crossing a bridge in eastern North Carolina amid high winds from Hermine.

Tropical Storm LisaSeptember 20, 2016 - Tropical Storm Lisa forms over the eastern tropical Atlantic Ocean.September 24, 2016 - Weakens to a tropical depression.

A hurricane warning indicates that tropical-storm-force winds of at least 74 mph are expected within 36 hours. NASA research has shown that storms with cloud top temperatures that cold (that are very high in the troposphere) have the capability to generate heavy rain. As the system continues to move away from the Mexican coast, environmental conditions over the next 5 days appear to be conducive for this wave to become a tropical depression this weekend or into next week.

The center said Norman could become a hurricane Wednesday and a major hurricane by Thursday.

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