Archive | October 2015

TCOTD – Hurricane Ramon – Oct. 10

October 10
1987 RAMON 120 knots in the Eastern Pacific
1987279N12256.RAMON.1987.10.10.0900.28.GOE-6.105.hursat-b1.v05

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TCOTD – Hurricane Iris – Oct. 9

October 9
2001 IRIS 125 knots in the North Atlantic
2001278N12302.IRIS.2001.10.09.0000.25.GOE-8.110.hursat-b1.v05
The most destructive hurricane in Belize since 1961.

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TCOTD – Typhoon Wynne – Oct. 8

October 8
1980 WYNNE 126 knots in the Western North Pacific
1980277N09157.WYNNE.1980.10.03.0300.79.GOE-3.026.hursat-b1.v05

HURSAT imagery has less availability the further back one goes. So the best image I have is this curved band images while Typhoon Wynne was still a pretty weak system. It was, however, one of the most intense systems of the year!

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Classification Numbers for September 2015

September¬†2015 is done … and so is Summer in Asheville! Citizen scientists made 8027¬†classifications.¬† Read More…

TCOTD – Typhoon Ma-on – Oct. 7

October 7
2004 MA-ON 130 knots in the Western North Pacific

2004275N14139.MA-ON.2004.10.07.1200.38.GOE-9.090.hursat-b1.v05
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TCOTD – Typhoon Mac – Oct. 6

October 6
1982 MAC 130 knots in the Western North Pacific
1982272N11156.MAC.1982.10.06.0600.24.GMS-2.105.hursat-b1.v05

Little did the world know in 1982 that the Apple empire (could we call it ‘Typhoon Mac’) would be the electronics giant that it is today. I had an Apple IIe in 7th grade. The next Apple product I bought was an iPod, which was a slight upgrade.

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TCOTD – Typhoon Nelson – Oct. 5

October 5
1988 NELSON 140 knots in the Western North Pacific
1988274N12142.NELSON.1988.10.05.0000.31.GMS-3.118.hursat-b1.v05

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TCOTD – Typhoon Ed – Oct. 4

October 4
1993 ED 140 knots in the Western North Pacific

1993270N07153.ED.1993.10.04.1200.25.GMS-4.103.hursat-b1.v05

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TCOTD – Typhoon Melor – Oct. 3

October 3
2009 MELOR 130 knots in the Western North Pacific
2009272N07164.MELOR.2009.10.03.2100.20.MTS-1.107.hursat-b1.v05

One of the most intense systems for 2009. In the top 10% for each category listed below!

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TCOTD – Hurricane Lili – Oct. 2

October 2
2002 LILI 125 knots in the North Atlantic
2002265N10315.LILI.2002.10.02.1800.34.GOE-8.106.hursat-b1.v05
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