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New Tropical Wave off Africa Could Become TS Josephine

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A tropical wave moving away from the African Coast has been given a 60 percent chance for development. Over the next few days, as this tropical wave moves west, it will be in an environment that is favorable for development and may become Tropical Depression No. 11 or possibly Tropical […]

CSU Revises Hurricane Forecast, Doubles Number of Named Storms

Colorado State University on Wednesday updated its forecast for the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season. They are now predicting that we will see 24 named storms, 12 hurricanes and 5 major hurricanes this year. For that reason, CSU expects the Greek alphabet to be used later in the season, if or when the regular name list […]

ISAIAS 2 P.M. UPDATE: Tropical Storm Moves Northward

As of the 2 p.m. advisory, Tropical Storm Isaias still has winds of 65 mph and is moving NNW at 9mph. In addition, Tropical Storm force winds extend 115 miles from the center of the storm. However, tropical storm warnings have been discontinued for areas south of the Jupiter Inlet. By 2 p.m., the storm had […]

Latest on Tropical Storm Isaias

Tropical Storm Isaias is picking up steam as it moves through the Caribbean. The cone of concern has shifted more to the east off the coast of South Florida. As of this morning, the National Weather Service puts the storm about 100 miles west-southwest of Puerto Rico with maximum sustained winds of 60 miles per […]

Tropical Storm Isaias Forms, Future Track Uncertain

Tropical Storm Isaias formed south of Hispaniola Wednesday night and is tracking west-northwest at 20 mph with maximum sustained winds near 50 mph. The current track will take it over Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic by Thursday. Though South Florida is in the cone of concern the future track of Isaias is unclear. Because […]

UPDATED: Tropical storm Isaias to develop; Florida in the cone

WEDNESDAY 7:10 P.M. UPDATE: Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine is continues to bring heavy rains and possibly life-threatening flash flooding Wednesday on Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. As of 5 p.m. Wednesday, the system was moving west-northwest at about 23 mph with maximum sustained winds near 45 mph. On the present forecast track, the system […]

South Florida Braces for Possible Tropical Storm this Weekend

Florida may have to brace for a tropical storm this weekend. The National Hurricane Center said yesterday that Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine in the Atlantic could become Tropical Storm Isaias today. Currently the system has sustained winds of 45 mph according to the National Hurricane Center. The effects of the storm could reach Florida by […]

Disturbance in the Mid-Atlantic Could Become TS Isaias

Area of clouds 1000 miles east of the Caribbean has a 90 percent chance of development in the next five days. The area is moving west at 10-15 mph and conditions are favorable for a new Tropical Depression to form in the days ahead. Computer models show anything developing would move towards northeast Caribbean Thursday […]

TS Gonzalo forms as Tropical Wave Churns South of Florida

Tropical Storm Gonzalo has formed between the African coast and the Lesser Antilles and is currently packing maximum sustained winds are 45 mph with higher gusts. There’s no threat to land at this point. Tropical Depression #Seven Advisory 3: Small Depression Close to Tropical Storm Strength. — National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) July 22, 2020 […]

The Tropics are Heating Up

The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season got off to a hot start, then stalled due to the Saharan dust storm and is now rekindling. A tropical wave is producing a large area of disorganized showers and thunderstorms over western Cuba, the northwestern Bahamas, southern Florida, and the adjacent Atlantic and Caribbean waters. Gonzalo and Hanna may […]