Category: Tropics

Hurricane Season not Done yet

A vigorous tropical wave just east of the Leeward Islands, Invest 96-L, has a chance of becoming tropical/subtropical cyclone this week. 25 – 30 knots of shear is currently impeding development. This will likely abate …

Michael Makes Landfall

Michael has made landfall between Panama City and Mexico Beach as a category 4 hurricane. 1 PM CDT info:  Location: 30.0°N 85.5°W Moving: NNE at 14 mph Min pressure: 919 mb Max sustained: 155 mph Michael is the first …

Michael Almost a Hurricane

Michael is nearing hurricane status this morning and could become a major hurricane in the Gulf. 7 AM CDT advisory info:  Location: 20.9°N 85.1°W Moving: N at 7 mph Min pressure: 982 mb Max sustained: 70 mph A Hurricane …