Articles tagged "2016 eastern pacific hurricane season"

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Above-normal 2016 hurricane seasons

The Atlantic, eastern Pacific and central Pacific 2016 hurricane season have officially ended on November 30, and NOAA scientists said all three regions saw above-normal seasons. For the Atlantic, this was the first above-normal season since 2012 with 15 named...

December 01, 2016

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Late-season Tropical Storm "Tina" forms near Mexico

A late-season tropical storm formed near the coast of southwestern Mexico at 03:00 UTC on November 13, 2016 and was named Tina. Tina was a tropical storm for just about 36 hours, it weakened into a tropical depression at 15:00 UTC today. Tina is 19th named storm to...

November 14, 2016

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Remnants of Typhoon "Songda" to impact Pacific Northwest this week

A strong storm is expected to impact the Pacific Northwest, US on October 15, 2016. The system, formed of the remnants of Typhoon "Songda" will bring heavy rainfall and strong winds across the affected areas, and will likely cause localized flooding and...

October 12, 2016

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Paine becomes 11th hurricane of the season, moving north toward Baja California

Tropical Storm "Paine" formed at 03:00 UTC on September 18, 2016, off the west coast of Mexico and became the 16th named tropical cyclone of the 2016 Pacific hurricane season. Paine thus tied with 1992 for most tropical cyclones on record formed between...

September 19, 2016


After two landfalls in Mexico, Newton moves into Arizona as a post-tropical cyclone

After hitting Baja California and Sonora, Mexico as a Category 1 hurricane, Newton is now a post-tropical cyclone located over Arizona, United States. There was no major damage in Baja California, but the storm killed at least 2 people when a fishing boat capsized...

September 07, 2016

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Newton to hit Baja California as a hurricane, reach Arizona on September 7

Tropical Storm "Newton" (15E) has formed near the west coast of Mexico on September 5, 2016. The system is strengthening and is expected to make landfall over the southern tip of Baja California early Tuesday (UTC), September 6. A dangerous storm surge is...

September 05, 2016


Strong winds and heavy rainfall threaten Baja California as Tropical Storm "Javier" eyes Mexico

After Earl lashed parts of Mexico with abundant rainfall and triggered numerous deadly landslides, another tropical storm is aiming the region. Newly formed Tropical Storm "Javier" is nearing the southern tip of Baja California Sur, and another spell of...

August 08, 2016

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Tropical Storm "Howard" forms in the eastern Pacific Ocean, 8th named storm of the season

Tropical Storm "Howard" formed from Tropical Depression 9E on August 21, 2016, well off the west coast of Mexico. Howard is the ninth tropical cyclone to develop in 30 days in the eastern Pacific, and the eighth named storm of the 2016 eastern Pacific...

August 02, 2016

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Darby hits Hawaii, Frank swirls near Mexico, Georgette becomes a hurricane

As of 12:00 UTC on July 25, 2016, there are 3 active tropical systems in the central and eastern Pacific - Tropical Storm "Darby", Tropical Storm "Frank" and Hurricane "Georgette". While Darby hit Hawaii over the weekend and is still...

July 25, 2016


Tropical Storm "Darby" threatening Hawaii with life-threatening flash floods and landslides

Tropical Storm "Darby" is currently about 1 000 km (621.4 miles) from the Hawaii islands, and is expected to start affecting them with strong winds, storm swells, and heavy rainfalls over the next 48 hours. Intense rainfalls may cause localized...

July 22, 2016

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Tropical Storm "Frank" forms, to pass near the coast of Baja California, Mexico

Tropical Storm "Frank" formed late July 21, 2016, about 455 km (285 miles) south of Manzanillo, Mexico, as the sixth named storm of the 2016 eastern Pacific hurricane season. Frank is moving over warm waters and is expected to become a hurricane early on...

July 22, 2016

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Tropical Storm "Estelle" intensifies off the coast of Mexico

The sixth tropical depression of the 2016 eastern Pacific hurricane season formed on Friday, July 15, 2016, about 595 km (370 miles) SSW of Manzanillo, Mexico with the estimated minimum central pressure of 1 007 hPa. TD 06E intensified into the fifth tropical storm...

July 18, 2016


Darby becomes the third hurricane of the 2016 eastern Pacific hurricane season

Tropical Depression 05E formed on July 11, 2016, off the coast of western Mexico and strengthened into a tropical storm named Darby on July 12. By 21:00 UTC on July 13, Darby became the third hurricane of the 2016 eastern Pacific hurricane season. Additional...

July 14, 2016

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Hurricane "Celia" to weaken as it moves away from Mexico

Tropical Depression 04E strengthened into a tropical storm on July 8, 2016, and was named Celia. By Sunday, July 10, Celia strengthened into a second hurricane of the 2016 eastern Pacific hurricane season. At 15:00 UTC on July 8, the center of Tropical Storm...

July 12, 2016

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Tropical Storm "Blas" forms, to become the first major hurricane of the 2016 season

Just a day after Agatha, the first tropical storm of the 2016 eastern Pacific hurricane season, a second tropical storm of the season formed and was named Blas. Tropical Depression 03E, later Blas, formed at 03:00 UTC on July 2 east of Agatha and by 09:00 UTC...

July 03, 2016


Agatha forms as the latest first tropical storm in the eastern Pacific since Ava of 1969

Tropical Depression 02E formed around 03:00 UTC on July 2, 2016. By 15:00 UTC, 02E strengthened into a tropical storm and was named Agatha. This is the first named storm of the 2016 eastern Pacific hurricane season and the latest first tropical storm in the eastern...

July 02, 2016


Tropical Depression "One-E" threatens southern Mexico with heavy rainfall, flash floods, and mudslides

The first tropical system of the 2016 eastern Pacific hurricane season developed on June 6, 2016. Tropical Depression "One-E" formed near the coast of Mexico, and is expected to continue approaching the land over the next day. The system will probably...

June 07, 2016