- Click here.
- Click on North Atlantic water vapour.
- Observe the spinning storm on the right.
You will see the storm is in low shear, and is spinning at between 20-30 knots (I didn't check Quikscat yet).
Hanna, in he meantime, has finished landfall. Hanna won't do anything more serious as it weakens rapidly. However, Ike is forecast to do Quite a bit of damage over the next couple of days, but as it does so, it will weaken sharply down to a category two hurricane, but as it moves out of that area, Ike will strengthen a humongus amount; a category four hurricane (again).
Anyway, as it moves through the gulf of Mexico, it will encounter an incoming front off the coast of the Florida panhandle, that is slowly moving east. That will hopefully not, but forecast to do so anyway, make a direct hit into Tampa, Florida. That did happen with Tampa only once, the city has been pretty lucky over the past double century. Anyway, as Ike will continue to move over land and either weaken or strengthen, I don't know, I did see a hurricane strengthen over the florida peninsula. That happened in 2005 when Wilma absoluley turned Naples, Florida, into bomb remnants. I feel so sad for those victims.
As Ike becomes Extratropical, it won't do any damage, period, to any other land areas. Maybe Bermuda, but not that much. That's all I have for today. Oh yeah, one more thing, on the map every dot is six hours apart.
Invest 92L has formed. With winds at 30 mph, why can't it be named TD2?
Invest 92 is expected toform into a tropical depression. There's a 70% chance it will ever.
Hurricane Karen, 2007
This storm was threatening the virgin islands, with karen in it's path. Thankfully, this hurricane got masticated by wind shear and didn't hinder any weather patterns. had it kept it's strength hurricane Karen would have been Hurricane Noel, which caused more killings than Super Hurricane Katrina.
The tropics in the atlantic are not as quiet as it used to be, when it was off season. I got a water vapor image from noaa, showing arthur's remnants and the rest of the west Atlantic ocean. I have noticed Arthur has completeley dissipated over the yucatan peninsula. the remnants of Arthur happened to form another storm, named 91L, which got it's name because of 90L already happening. But, eventually, an invest will have the number 90 again.
Anyway, 90L is expected to move northward into the gulf of Mexico. This storm is likely to form Bertha, the next storm "up for the bat." This Invest is already at 30 miles per hour, which depression strength is 30mph to 38 mph. But some meteorologist such as myself say it is easy to keep the storm's wind speed, or any other storm for that matter when the windspeed is rounded to the nearest 5 mph. It barely makes a difference, and it's like halfs, you know, the kind of stuff you learn in first grade. However, some meteorologists go with the real wind speed to avoid confusion.
This invest will continue to move northward, and cross Mexico, to become tropical depression two, and eventually, due to the warm water, Bertha. But for now, you mexicans better prepare for this storm coming. I hope you are, you better be, hurricane season is now. To those of you mexican people who don't know english, (HURACAN is spanish,) please translate it. you can find out easily how to translate on www.Google.com.
By the way, Waha gets these images from http://www.ssd.noaa.gov.
There is an eighty percent chance Alma will set records by traveling into the Atlantic, and a twenty percent chance Alma won't do that.
As Alma makes her second landfall at 63 mph, major flooding is happening in the Central Americas. Alma will continue to do that until approaching the North Carribean sea, Landfalling a third time into Belize, all promptly before reaching the Gulf of Mexico, rapidly strengthening to a minimal hurricane. And then the grand finale landfall, marking Alma's fourth landfall (since being an unorganized wave in Panama,) in Central Mexico, just barely reaching Mexico City, Mexico. All of that is going to happen in the next three short days. But for now, Alma is taking landfall in Central America.
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