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Tropical Depression Dissipates off Florida’s Atlantic Coast

A storm system located off of Florida’s Atlantic coast is no longer a tropical depression. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Tuesday it will stop issuing advisories for the storm after it dissipated into a trough of low pressure this morning. It’s centered about 60 miles east-southeast of Daytona Beach and is posing no […]

Tropical Depression 3 forms off the coast of Florida

The National Hurricane Center is reporting that  as of 5:00 pm the area of low pressure moving through the Bahamas has been upgraded to a tropical depression. The system is said to be 120 miles (195 kilometers) southeast of West Palm Beach and is moving west-northwestward at 13 mphs with winds between  30 and 40 […]

Tropical Wave Pops up East of Bahamas

A new tropical wave has sprung up East of the Bahamas and North of Hispaniola. It has top winds of 30 mph and is moving West at 15 mph. Fortunately it only has a 20% chance of development over the next 5 days and will move toward South Florida bringing us more moisture. Jul 21 […]

Tropical Storm Barry Forms in the Gulf

As of the 11:00 a.m. advisory, the National Hurricane Center announced that Tropical Storm Barry has formed in the Gulf of Mexico south of New Orleans. According to the NHC, the storm has maximum sustained winds of 40 miles-per-hour and could possibly become Hurricane Barry by this weekend. Barry is located about 95 miles south-southeast […]

NHC: Hurricane Barry to Hit Gulf Coast Saturday

A Category 1 Hurricane is expected to hit the Gulf Coast on Saturday. Right now the system, which is not named yet, has maximum sustained winds of 30mph. Once winds are clocked over 39mph then the system will be called Tropical Storm Barry. On the forecast track, it is expected to approach the Central U.S. […]

Tropical Depression Could Become Hurricane Barry In Gulf Of Mexico

It looks like a tropical depression is forming off the Gulf Coast and forecasters say it could turn into a hurricane named “Barry.” According to the National Hurricane Center, there’s an 80% chance a tropical depression will form by the end of this week. There is a high probability (80%) that a tropical depression is […]

NHC: 80% Chance of Tropical Depression Forming in the Gulf

It has been so quiet in the tropics that we almost forgot it was hurricane season in Florida. Now there are rumblings that a named storm could pop up fueled by the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico by the end of the week. According to the National Hurricane Center in Miami, there’s a […]

NHC Monitoring Tropical Disturbance in Gulf

Update: If hurricane Barry happens he will join a number of increased storms. Two of which are major hurricanes. https://t.co/8BXYF3OHoY — WPEC CBS12 News (@CBS12) June 4, 2019 We continue to monitor a tropical disturbance located in the Southern Gulf of Mexico. This is approximately 900 miles to the WSW of West Palm Beach. The […]

NOAA Predicts Near Normal 2019 Hurricane Season

The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration issued an updated forecast Thursday afternoon predicting 9 to 15 named storms with as many as 8 becoming hurricanes. Between 2-3 are expected to grow into major hurricanes of category 3 strength or greater. A Category 3 storm can pack winds of up to 110 MPH. 2018 was considered […]