Archive | September 2015

TCOTD – Hurricane Tina – Sep. 30

1992 TINA 130 knots in the Eastern Pacific
1992262N10262.TINA.1992.09.30.0300.21.GOE-7.108.hursat-b1.v05
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Joaquin: Classifying Shear Storms in Cyclone Center

Tropical Storm Joaquin is moving slowly over warm North Atlantic waters this evening.  If atmospheric conditions were ideal, Joaquin would be well on his way to becoming a hurricane.  Instead, he is struggling to develop because the atmospheric winds are creating strong “shear” which displaces the energy source of the storm away from the center.  Watch the animated image below:

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TCOTD – Typhoon Higos – Sep. 29

2002 HIGOS 135 knots in the Western North Pacific
2002268N15163.HIGOS.2002.09.29.0600.24.GMS-5.093.hursat-b1.v05

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TCOTD – Typhoon Elsie – Sep. 28

1981 ELSIE 150 knots in the Western North Pacific
1981266N09151.ELSIE.1981.09.28.2100.24.GMS-1.123.hursat-b1.v05
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TCOTD – Typhoon Ginger – Sep. 27

1997 GINGER 145 knots in the Western North Pacific
1997265N10175.GINGER.1997.09.27.2100.35.GMS-5.099.hursat-b1.v05

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TCOTD – Hurricane Juliette – Sep. 26

September 26
2001 JULIETTE 125 knots in the Eastern Pacific
2001264N13269.JULIETTE.2001.09.26.1500.45.GOE-8.090.hursat-b1.v05
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Tropical Cyclone of the Day – Typhoons Yates #TCOTD

September 25
1996 YATES 130 knots in the Western North Pacific
1996261N08184.YATES.1996.09.25.0000.21.GMS-5.086.hursat-b1.v05
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Tropical Cyclone of the Day – Typhoon Orchid #TCOTD

September 24
1994 ORCHID 130 knots in the Western North Pacific
1994259N12128.ORCHID.1994.09.24.0600.23.GMS-4.097.hursat-b1.v05
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Tropical Cyclone of the Day – Typhoon Mireille #TCOTD

September 23
1991 MIREILLE 130 knots in the Western North Pacific
1991256N13171.MIREILLE.1991.09.23.0900.24.GMS-4.104.hursat-b1.v05
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Tropical Cyclone of the Day – Typhoon Forrest #TCOTD

September 22
1983 FORREST 146 knots in the Western North Pacific
1983259N08161.FORREST.1983.09.22.2100.23.GMS-2.124.hursat-b1.v05
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