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2020 Atlantic Hurricane Names | 2020 Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Reports

Hurricanes are named alphabetically from a predetermined list beginning the letter “A” through “W”, excluding names that begin with “Q” or “U.” A storm is first named by the National Hurricane Center when the system becomes a tropical storm and the name remains … Read More…

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Hurricane MATTHEW Update 11:00 am October 4, 2016

1100 AM EDT TUE OCT 04 2016 …EYE OF EXTREMELY DANGEROUS HURRICANE MATTHEW MOVING OVER THE GULF OF GONAVE AND IS HEADING FOR EASTERN CUBA… SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT…1500 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————– LOCATION…18.9N 74.3W ABOUT 35 MI…60 KM NNE OF TIBURON HAITI ABOUT … Read More…

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Hurricane MATTHEW update 5am October 1, 2016

500 AM EDT SAT OCT 01 2016 …MATTHEW WEAKENS SLIGHTLY AND IS NOW A CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE… SUMMARY OF 500 AM EDT…0900 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————- LOCATION…13.3N 72.8W ABOUT 365 MI…590 KM S OF PORT AU PRINCE HAITI ABOUT 420 MI…675 KM SE OF KINGSTON … Read More…

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Hurricane Blanca Strengthens in Eastern Pacific, Winds to 130 MPH

Blanca has rapidly intensified with an increase in wind speed of 60 knots since 1200Z on June 2. The hurricane has developed a distinct pinhole eye in visible images surrounded by very deep convection. There is an opportunity for Blanca to intensify further … Read More…

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Hurricane Preparedness | Before a Hurricane

This article highlights FEMA recommendations for hurricane preparedness before a landfalling hurricane.  Click links for actions “During a Hurricane” or “After a Hurricane” Before a Hurricane: To begin preparing, you should build an emergency kit and make a family communications plan. Know your … Read More…

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Know The Hurricane Hazard Terms

Tropical?Cyclone: A warm-core non-frontal synoptic-scale cyclone, originating over tropical or subtropical waters, with organized deep convection and a closed surface wind circulation about a well-defined center. Once formed, a tropical cyclone is maintained by the extraction of heat energy from the ocean at … Read More…

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2019 Eastern Pacific Hurricane Names | 2019 Eastern Pacific Tropical Cyclone Reports

Hurricanes are named alphabetically from a predetermined list beginning the letter “A” through “W”, excluding names that begin with “Q” or “U.” A storm is first named by the National Hurricane Center when the system becomes a tropical storm and the name remains … Read More…

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2018 Atlantic Hurricane Names | 2018 Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Reports

Hurricanes are named alphabetically from a predetermined list beginning the letter “A” through “W”, excluding names that begin with “Q” or “U.” A storm is first named by the National Hurricane Center when the system becomes a tropical storm and the name remains … Read More…

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2018 Eastern Pacific Hurricane Names | 2018 Eastern Pacific Tropical Cyclone Reports

Hurricanes are named alphabetically from a predetermined list beginning the letter “A” through “W”, excluding names that begin with “Q” or “U.” A storm is first named by the National Hurricane Center when the system becomes a tropical storm and the name remains … Read More…

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