Articles tagged "2017 atlantic hurricane season"

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Unprecedented power outages as deadly Ex-Hurricane "Ophelia" hits Ireland

Over 360 000 homes and businesses are currently without power in Ireland as Ex-Hurricane "Ophelia" tracks over the country with hurricane-force winds. The number of outages is only going to increase and could easily reach 500 000 within the next couple of...

October 16, 2017

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Met Eireann: Hurricane "Ophelia" will be the most severe weather event since 1961

Hurricane "Ophelia" will be the most severe weather event to hit Ireland since Hurricane "Debbie" hit in 1961, resulting in 15 deaths, Met Eireann, the Irish National Meteorological Service warns. Ophelia is expected to be near the southwest tip...

October 15, 2017

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Ophelia is 10th consecutive Atlantic hurricane - tying the all-time record set in 1878

Ophelia became a hurricane on October 11, 2017 thus becoming the 10th consecutive Atlantic named storm to reach hurricane status, tying the all-time record set in 1878 and equaled in 1886 and 1893, according to Dr. Philip Klotzbach, a meteorologist at CSU...

October 12, 2017

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Puerto Rico death toll rises to 45, 113 still missing, 85% without power

According to latest figures, the death toll in Puerto Rico caused by the passage of Category 4 Hurricane "Maria" on September 20, 2017, has risen to 45. There are still 113 people unaccounted for. Most of the island is still without basic services such as...

October 12, 2017

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Tropical Storm "Ophelia" to become a hurricane as it heads toward Azores

Tropical Storm "Ophelia" formed west-southwest of the Azores islands around 09:00 UTC on October 9, 2017 as the 15th named storm of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. The storm is now getting better organized and is expected to strengthen into a...

October 10, 2017

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Nate weakening as it heads inland over Deep South, 120 000+ without power

Hurricane "Nate" made its first landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River, southeastern Louisiana around 00:00 UTC on October 8 (19:00 CDT, October 7) and its second near Biloxi, Mississippi around 05:30 UTC (00:30 CDT) with winds near 140 km/h (85...

October 08, 2017

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Powerful, fast-moving Hurricane "Nate" to slam into US Gulf Coast

After killing at least 22 people in Central America, Nate is now a Category 1 hurricane on its way toward the US Gulf Coast. Its center will move across the central and northern Gulf of Mexico today and make landfall as Category 1 hurricane or stronger along the...

October 07, 2017

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At least 22 people killed as Tropical Storm "Nate" hits Central America

As of early October 6, 2017, Tropical Storm "Nate" is blamed for the deaths of at least 22 people, 15 in Nicaragua and 7 in Costa Rica. However, there are 15 people still missing in Costa Rica and the death toll is expected to rise. The storm hit Nicaragua...

October 06, 2017

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September 2017: most active month on record in terms of Atlantic tropical cyclone ACE

The North Atlantic basin was extremely active in September 2017. Four tropical cyclones formed, all of which became hurricanes, and three of those four became major hurricanes, NWS National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida said in their Monthly Tropical Weather...

October 05, 2017

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Tropical Storm "Nate" forms near Nicaragua, heading toward US Gulf Coast

Tropical Depression 16L strengthened into a tropical storm near the eastern coast of Nicaragua at 12:00 UTC on October 5, 2017 and was named Nate. The system is expected to move across northeastern Nicaragua and eastern Honduras today, producing flooding rain and...

October 05, 2017

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Tropical Storm "Ramon" forms just south of southern Mexico

Tropical Storm "Ramon" formed 09:00 UTC on October 4, 2017 just south of southern Mexico as the 17th named storm of the 2017 Pacific Hurricane season. Ramon is expected to move parallel to but remain offshore of the coast of southern Mexico. Heavy rainfall...

October 04, 2017

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Hurricane "Maria" forces tropical storm and storm surge watches for North Carolina

A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for the coast of North Carolina from Surf City northward to the North Carolina/Virginia border, including the Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds at 21:00 UTC (17:00 EDT) on Sunday, September 24, 2017. At the same time, a Storm Surge...

September 25, 2017

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Maria's death toll rises to 37, Caribbean

Hurricane "Maria" has left a trail of destruction across the Caribbean islands and has so far claimed the lives of at least 37 people. Maria is the 13th named storm, 7th hurricane, 4th major hurricane, and the 2nd Category 5 hurricane of the unusually...

September 22, 2017

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Category 4 Hurricane "Maria" slams Puerto Rico, first Cat. 4 since 1932

Category 4 Hurricane "Maria" made landfall in Puerto Rico at 10:15 UTC (06:15 AST) on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 with maximum sustained winds of 248 km/h (155 mph). This was the first Category 4 hurricane landfall in Puerto Rico since Hurricane...

September 20, 2017

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Hurricane "Jose" producing dangerous surf and rip currents along US east coast

Hurricane "Jose" is a large tropical cyclone now swirling off the coast of the eastern United States, producing dangerous surf and rip conditions along the coast for several more days. At 15:00 UTC (11:00 EDT) on September 19, 2017, the center of Hurricane...

September 19, 2017

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Category 5 Hurricane "Maria" hits Dominica, Puerto Rico bracing for catastrophic impact

The eye of Category 5 Hurricane "Maria" was raging across Dominica for more than 2 hours on September 19, 2017, as the strongest storm to hit Dominica ever. It hit the country's southeast regions about 01:00 UTC (21:00 local time) with maximum...

September 19, 2017

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Maria rapidly intensifying, about to slam into Leeward Islands as a major hurricane

Hurricane "Maria" is expected to rapidly intensify over the next 48 hours and slam into the Leeward Islands as a major, Category 3 or 4 hurricane late Monday, September 18 / early Tuesday, September 19, 2017 (local time). Maria is then expected to move...

September 18, 2017

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Hurricane "Maria" expected to strike Leeward Islands early next week

Tropical Storm "Maria" formed in the Atlantic Ocean at 21:00 UTC on September 16, 2017 as the 13th named storm of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. Maria is expected to be a Category 1 or 2 hurricane when it approaches the Leeward Islands early next...

September 16, 2017

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Irma for the history books: Meteorological records and most notable facts

Irma was born as a tropical storm on August 30, 2017 and became a hurricane on August 31. It then rapidly intensified into Category 5 hurricane and passed over several Caribbean islands, destroying everything in its path. It made landfall over Cudjoe Key in the...

September 13, 2017

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Hurricane "Jose" looping in Atlantic, a turn toward the Bahamas and US expected

Hurricane "Jose" moved away from the northern Leeward Islands on Saturday, September 9, 2017 and is now looping around in the Atlantic Ocean, far northeast of the Bahamas. At 21:00 UTC on September 11, the center of Hurricane "Jose" was located...

September 11, 2017

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Destructive Hurricane "Irma" moving through Florida, toward Georgia

After striking northern Cuba on Saturday, September 9, 2017, Hurricane "Irma" turned toward Florida and regained Category 4 hurricane strength. This extremely dangerous hurricane made landfall at Cudjoe Key in lower Florida Keys at 13:10 UTC (09:10 EDT) on...

September 10, 2017

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Katia hits Mexico as Category 1 hurricane, crawling through and dumping heavy rain

Katia weakened to a tropical depression near Mexico's Sierra Madre Mountains around 12:00 UTC on September 9 after making landfall north of Tecolutla in the state of Veracruz around 03:00 UTC. Although Katia was Category 2 hurricane and still strengthening while...

September 09, 2017

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Jose reaches Category 4 hurricane strength, following Irma toward Leeward Islands

Tropical Storm "Jose" formed September 5, 2017 over the open waters of Atlantic Ocean as the 10th named tropical cyclone of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. Three days later, Jose is a powerful, Category 4 hurricane following almost the same path that...

September 08, 2017

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Katia now dangerous Category 2 hurricane, crawling toward Mexico

Category 2 Hurricane "Katia" is slowly moving toward the coast of eastern Mexico and is expected to make landfall near or at major hurricane strength early Saturday morning (CDT), September 9, 2017, somewhere between Nautla and Monte Gordo, Veracruz. A...

September 08, 2017

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Deadly Hurricane "Irma" devastates Caribbean islands, enormous catastrophe reported

The eye of Category 5 Hurricane "Irma" passed over the small Caribbean islands of Antigua and Barbuda, one of the most prosperous Caribbean nations, around 06:00 UTC on September 6, 2017 with maximum sustained winds of 298 km/h (185 mph). Irma then...

September 07, 2017

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Tropical Storm "Katia" forms in the Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Storm "Katia" formed in the Bay of Campeche, near the coast of Mexico at 09:00 UTC on September 6, 2017 as the 11th named storm of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. The system is nearly stationary at this time, with its center located 165 km...

September 06, 2017

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Extremely dangerous Category 5 Hurricane "Irma" closing in on Leeward Islands

NOAA and Air Force hurricane hunter aircraft data indicate Hurricane "Irma" has intensified into an extremely dangerous Category 5 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale with maximum winds of 280 km/h (175 mph) with higher gusts. Irma is...

September 05, 2017

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Harvey breaks record for most rainfall from tropical cyclone in the contiguous US

Although it's still not over, Tropical Cyclone "Harvey" has now dumped more rain on the contiguous United States than any previous tropical cyclone since records began. The most rainfall produced by any tropical cyclone in the entire US was 1 320.8 mm...

August 29, 2017

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Texas has never seen an event like this, could be the worst flooding disaster in US history

Category 4 Hurricane "Harvey" made landfall around 03:00 UTC on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Rockport, Texas with winds of 215 km/h (130 mph). It then stalled over the coast of central Texas, dumping extreme amounts of rain. Harvey is the first major...

August 28, 2017

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Harvey rapidly strengthened into a hurricane, expected to stall over Texas coast

Tropical Storm "Harvey" rapidly strengthened into a hurricane today and is expected to become a major, Category 3 hurricane before it makes landfall over the coast of Texas late Friday or early Saturday (local time), August 25 or 26, 2017. Preparations for...

August 24, 2017

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Harvey regenerates, hurricane and storm surge watches issued for Texas coast

What used to be Tropical Storm "Harvey" degenerated to an open wave on August 19 and regenerated back into a tropical depression on August 23, 2017. Further strengthening is expected and Harvey could become a hurricane on August 25 while approaching the...

August 23, 2017

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Tropical Storm "Harvey" moving over Windward Islands into the Caribbean Sea

Tropical Storm "Harvey" formed 21:00 UTC, August 17, 2017 east of the Windward Islands in the North Atlantic Ocean as the 8th named storm of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. Harvey is expected to move through the Windward Islands and into the eastern...

August 18, 2017

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Three tropical systems develop along the ITCZ in the northeast Atlantic

The National Hurricane Center is tracking three low pressure systems along the Inter Tropical Convergence Zone in the northeast Atlantic. Current models show that conditions are conducive for them to continually organize and strengthen over the next several days....

August 16, 2017

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NOAA: 2017 Atlantic hurricane season has the potential to be extremely active

In a scheduled update for its 2017 Atlantic hurricane season outlook issued August 9, 2017, NOAA forecasters are now predicting a higher likelihood of an above-average season, and they increased the predicted number of named storms and major hurricanes. The season...

August 10, 2017

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Franklin, the first hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic season is about to hit Veracruz

At 21:00 UTC on August 9, 2017, Franklin became the first hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. The system is expected to hit the Mexican state of Veracruz tonight (CDT) or early Thursday, August 10. Heavy rains brought by this storm will be capable of...

August 09, 2017

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Tropical Storm "Franklin" about to hit Yucatan peninsula, Mexico

Tropical Storm "Franklin" formed 03:00 UTC on August 7, 2017 over the northwestern Caribbean as the sixth named storm of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. Franklin is strengthening and moving toward the Yucatan peninsula where it is expected to make...

August 07, 2017

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Tropical Storm "Emily" forms near Florida, makes landfall

Tropical Storm "Emily" formed west of Tampa Bay, Florida just before 12:00 UTC on July 31, 2017. A Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for the west coast of Florida from Anclote River southward to Bonita Beach. As of 12:00 UTC (08:00 EDT) on July 31,...

July 31, 2017

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Tropical Storm "Don" forms, moving toward the Windward Islands

Tropical Storm "Don" formed east of the Windward Islands at 21:00 UTC on July 17, 2017, as the fourth named storm of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. Watches and warnings are in effect for portions of the Windward Islands. At 21:00 UTC on July 17, the...

July 17, 2017

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Tropical Storm "Cindy" hits US Gulf Coast

The center of Tropical Storm "Cindy" crossed the coast between Cameron, Louisiana and Port Arthur, Texas between 07:00 and 08:00 UTC (02:00 and 03:00 CDT) on Thursday, June 22, 2017. Although Cindy is now weakening, it will continue to produce heavy...

June 22, 2017

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Tropical Storm "Cindy" forms, heavy rain spreading across central Gulf Coast

Potential Tropical Cyclone Three has acquired a well-defined center today and at 18:00 UTC it officially became Cindy, the third named tropical cyclone of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. Heavy rain produced by this system is spreading across much of the central...

June 20, 2017