Articles tagged "2019 atlantic hurricane season"

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Subtropical Storm "Rebekah" forms over the North Atlantic Ocean - farthest north this late since 1975

Subtropical Storm "Rebekah" formed over the North Atlantic Ocean at 21:00 UTC on October 30, 2019, as the 17th named storm of the 2019 Atlantic Ocean hurricane season. Rebekah became a named storm at 38.3°N - the farthest north that an Atlantic named...

October 31, 2019

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Hurricane "Pablo" - the farthest east an Atlantic named storm has first become a hurricane

Hurricane "Pablo" became the sixth Atlantic hurricane on Sunday morning, October 27, 2019. It strengthened into a hurricane at 15:00 UTC at 42.8°​ north latitude, making it the strongest one to form this far north in the Atlantic and this late in the...

October 28, 2019

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Tropical Storm "Nestor" moving quickly toward Florida

Tropical Storm "Nestor" formed October 18, 2019, as the 14th named storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season. The system is moving quickly toward Florida. Landfall s expected over Florida Panhandle on Saturday morning (LT), October 19, 2019. There is a...

October 19, 2019

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Dangerous storm surge and tropical-storm-force winds expected along portions of Gulf Coast

Dangerous storm surge and tropical-storm-force winds expected along portions of the northern Gulf Coast later today, October 18 and tonight (CDT) as a dangerous weather system, currently designated Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen, heads toward northern Florida,...

October 18, 2019

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Sinkholes and steep cliffs forming up on New Jersey beaches after Subtropical Storm "Melissa"

Massive sinkholes are opening up on New Jersey beaches days after coastal flooding caused by slow-moving nor'easter, later subtropical and then tropical storm Melissa. Town officials in Sea Bright are warning people to stay away. If you get too close, the sand...

October 15, 2019

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New tropical cyclone to pass near the eastern Cabo Verde Islands today

Poorly organized newly formed Tropical Depression Fifteen is expected to pass near the eastern Cabo Verde Islands on October 15, 2019. The storm formed 21:00 UTC on October 14. It is expected to strengthen into a tropical storm later today and be named Nestor. At...

October 15, 2019

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Nor'easter becomes Subtropical Storm "Melissa" SE of New England, USA

Slow-moving nor'easter centered southeast of New England has become a Subtropical Storm "Melissa" at 15:00 UTC on October 11, 2019. This is now the 13th named storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season. "Change in storm status does not change...

October 11, 2019

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Storm Lorenzo to hit Ireland with disruptive winds and heavy rain

Post-Tropical Cyclone "Lorenzo," now known as Storm Lorenzo, is moving toward Ireland and the United Kingdom, bringing disruptive winds and heavy rain. Lorenzo is still a powerful and very large cyclone. Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 240 km...

October 02, 2019

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Hurricane "Lorenzo" - Hurricane and Tropical Storm Warnings issued for the Azores

Hurricane "Lorenzo," once record-breaking Category 5 hurricane, maintains its strength as it heads toward the Azores and the United Kingdom. Hurricane and Tropical Storm Warnings are now in effect for the Azores. Lorenzo is expected to bring hurricane and...

September 30, 2019

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Lorenzo becomes the strongest hurricane this far north and east in the Atlantic basin

Lorenzo rapidly strengthened into a Category 5 hurricane on September 28 and 29, 2019, and became the strongest hurricane this far north and east in the Atlantic basin on record. There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect but interests in the Azores should...

September 29, 2019

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Tropical Storm "Jerry" forecast to pass very close to Bermuda, Tropical Storm Warning in effect

Just a couple of days after a close encounter with Category 3 Hurricane "Humberto," Bermuda is expecting another tropical cyclone this week. Although Jerry is no longer a hurricane, its impact is expected to be strong and a Tropical Storm Watch is in...

September 24, 2019

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Severe flooding hits Trinidad and Tobago, Karen heading toward Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands

Tropical Storm "Karen" unleashed rough seas, harsh rains and strong winds on Trinidad and Tobago, causing intense damage and severe flooding on September 23, 2019. As of 14:00 LT, Karen's center was moving into the south-eastern Caribbean Sea about 95...

September 23, 2019

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Tropical Storm "Karen" forms near Windward Islands

Tropical Storm "Karen" formed just east of the Windward Islands at 09:00 UTC on September 22, 2019, as the 11th named storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season. On Average, the 11th named storm forms on October 28. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect...

September 22, 2019

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Hurricane "Humberto" pounds Bermuda, remnants to reach the British Isles early next week

Hurricane "Humberto" made a close encounter with Bermuda on Tuesday night, September 17, as a Category 3 hurricane. It headed north on Wednesday, September 18, with maximum sustained winds of 194 km/h (121 mph) and gusts to 241 km/h (149 mph) as of 21:00...

September 21, 2019

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Major, catastrophic flooding hits Texas, at least two people dead as slow-moving storm dumps over 1 100 mm (43 inches) of rain

Major, catastrophic flooding is occurring across much of Southeast Texas, NWS said September 18, a day after Tropical Storm "Imelda" made landfall near Freeport, TX, adding that some areas could see up to 1 000 mm (40 inches) of rain through Friday,...

September 20, 2019

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Imelda continues dumping heavy rain on parts of the Southeast Texas, already the 5th wettest tropical cyclone for the contiguous US

Tropical Depression "Imelda" formed on September 17 and strengthened into a tropical storm just before making landfall near Freeport, Texas. The storm continues to unleash life-threatening floods in the southeast part of the state, particularly in the...

September 19, 2019

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Tropical Storm "Jerry" forms, forecast to become a hurricane near Leeward Islands

Tropical Storm "Jerry" formed at 09:00 UTC on September 18 as the 10th named storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season. At the time, its center was located about 1 545 km (960 miles) E of Leeward Islands. Jerry had maximum sustained winds of 75 km/h (45...

September 18, 2019

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Tropical Storm "Imelda" hits Freeport, Texas - significant to life-threatening flash floods expected

Tropical Storm "Imelda" formed at 17:45 UTC on September 17, 2019, as the 9th named storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season. Shortly after, Imelda made landfall near Freeport, Texas. Heavy rainfall and life-threatening flash flooding is expected to...

September 17, 2019

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Hurricane "Humberto" forecast to approach Bermuda on September 18

Humberto intensified into a Category 1 hurricane on September 16, while turning to the northeast. On the current forecast track, the center of Humberto is forecast to approach Bermuda late Wednesday or Wednesday night (EDT). Large swells are affecting much of the...

September 16, 2019

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Tropical Storm "Humberto" moving near the NW Bahamas, expected to become a hurricane in 2 to 3 days

A tropical depression near the Bahamas strengthened into Tropical Storm "Humberto" at 03:00 UTC on September 14, 2019. Humberto's latest forecast track takes its center north of the Bahamas and then well off the coast of USA. Intensification is...

September 14, 2019

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Tropical storm formation expected over the Bahamas later today or Saturday

A tropical disturbance, currently designated as Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine, is moving NW toward the NW Bahamas. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Northwestern Bahamas excluding Andros Island. A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Jupiter Inlet to...

September 13, 2019

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Tropical cyclone organizing over the Bahamas, heavy rainfall and gusty winds in region affected by Hurricane "Dorian"

Satellite images indicate that the area of disturbed weather over the central and southeastern Bahamas is gradually becoming better organized while surface pressures are falling in the area, NWS NHC warned at 12:00 UTC on September 12, 2019. Conditions are becoming...

September 12, 2019

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Dorian death toll feared to reach thousands as storm caused 'absolute destruction' and 'nightmare' to the Bahamas

Category 5 Hurricane "Dorian" unleashed its fury on the Bahamas on September 1, 2019, as the strongest ever to hit the archipelago. 45 fatalities were initially confirmed but with the extreme damage that eradicated 45% of infrastructure on Grand Bahama and...

September 09, 2019

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Dorian leaves 500 000 without power after making landfall over Nova Scotia, Canada

The center of once very powerful Category 5 Hurricane - Post-Tropical Cyclone "Dorian" made its 5th landfall near Sambro Creek, Nova Scotia, Canada at 22:15 UTC on September 7, 2019, with maximum sustained winds of 155 km/h (100 mph) and estimated central...

September 09, 2019

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Dorian makes landfall in North Carolina, heads toward Canada

Hurricane "Dorian" made landfall over the Cape Hatteras, North Carolina at 12:35 UTC (08:35 EDT) on September 6, 2019. With 3 over the Bahamas, this is its fourth landfall but not final as it continues moving toward Nova Scotia, Canada where it is expected...

September 06, 2019

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Hurricane "Dorian" - damaging winds and life-threatening storm surges along the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic coasts of USA

Hurricane "Dorian" is expected to bring damaging winds and life-threatening storm surges along a large portion of the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic coasts of the United States during the next couple of days, NHC warns. It continues to lash the coast of the...

September 05, 2019

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Dorian dumps over 609 mm (24 inches) of rain on Grand Bahama, moving toward USA

Extremely-dangerous Hurricane "Dorian" dumped over 609 mm (24 inches) of rain over parts of Grand Bahama and Abaco Islands and claimed lives of at least 5 people. The current forecast track takes its core north of Grand Bahama Island through this evening...

September 03, 2019

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Tropical Storm "Fernand" forms in the western Gulf of Mexico, landfall expected September 4

Tropical Storm "Fernand" formed in the western Gulf of Mexico at 18:00 UTC on September 3, 2019, as the 6th named storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season. The storm is heading toward eastern Mexico. Tropical storm conditions are expected to first reach...

September 03, 2019

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Hurricane "Dorian" caused 'unprecedented damage' to the Bahamas

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis of the Bahamas said that Category 5 Hurricane "Dorian" has caused "unprecedented damage" to his country. The violent tropical cyclone damaged over 13 000 properties, according to the International Red Cross....

September 02, 2019

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Bahamas take direct hit from catastrophic Category 5 Hurricane "Dorian" - the strongest in history to hit the region

Hurricane "Dorian," now a destructive Category 5 storm, has made landfall in Elbow Cay, Abaco Islands, the northwestern Bahamas at 16:40 UTC on September 1, 2019, with maximum sustained winds of 298 km/h (185 mph) and wind gusts up to 354 km/h (220 mph),...

September 01, 2019

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Dorian strengthening into major hurricane on its way toward Florida, state of emergency declared

Dorian reached hurricane status at landfall in U.S. Virgin Islands at 18:00 UTC on August 28 where a weather station recorded winds of 132 km/h (82 mph) and a gust of 179 km/h (111 mph). The system is expected to strengthen into a major hurricane during the next...

August 29, 2019

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Tropical Storm "Erin" forms off the coast of North Carolina, Dorian nears Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

Tropical Storm "Erin" formed off the coast of North Carolina, U.S. at 03:00 UTC on August 28, 2019 as the 5th named storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season. Some slight strengthening is possible today, but the system will gradually weaken Thursday as...

August 28, 2019

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Tropical Storm "Dorian" moves across St. Lucia, heading toward Puerto Rico, Hispaniola, Bahamas and Florida

Tropical Storm "Dorian" moved across St. Lucia and into the eastern Caribbean Sea on August 27, 2019. The current forecast track takes Dorian across the eastern and northeastern Caribbean Sea during the next few days, near or south of Puerto Rico on...

August 27, 2019

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Tropical Storm "Dorian" strengthening on its way toward the Lesser Antilles

Tropical Storm "Dorian" formed August 24, 2019, as the 4th named storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season. The system is strengthening on its way toward the Lesser Antilles. A Tropical Storm Watch is currently in effect for Barbados. It is too soon to...

August 25, 2019

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Chantal forms as the third named storm of the unusually slow 2019 Atlantic hurricane season

Tropical Storm "Chantal" formed in the North Atlantic Ocean, south of the Newfoundland at 03:00 UTC on August 21, 2019, as the third named storm of the unusually slow 2019 Atlantic hurricane season. The Atlantic went from July 15 - August 19 with zero...

August 21, 2019

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Tropical Depression Three moving NW between Florida and the Bahamas

Tropical Depression Three formed in the Bahamas at 21:00 UTC (17:00 EDT) on July 22, 2019, 195 km (120 miles) E of Palm Beach, Florida. The system was moving NW at 20 km/h (13 mph). At 09:00 UTC (05:00 EDT) on July 23, the center was located about 70 km (40 miles)...

July 23, 2019

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Hurricane "Barry" makes landfall near Intracostal City, Louisiana

20:53 UTC, July 13Category 1 Hurricane "Barry" made landfall near Intracostal City, Louisiana and weakened into a tropical storm, NHC said 18:00 UTC. This made it the 4th hurricane ever to make landfall on the Louisiana coast in July. Previous July...

July 13, 2019

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Waves and storm surge produced by Barry to affect beaches in four Gulf Coast states

Although Tropical Storm "Barry" is expected to make landfall in Louisiana as a Category 1 hurricane on Saturday, July 13, 2019, USGS coastal change experts forecast that wind-driven waves are likely to damage beaches in Mississippi, Alabama and the western...

July 12, 2019

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Tropical Storm "Barry" forms - long duration heavy rainfall along the central Gulf Coast and inland, U.S.

Tropical Storm "Barry" formed at 15:00 UTC on July 11, 2019, in the Gulf of Mexico, as the second named storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season. Barry is expected to reach hurricane status on Friday, July 12 and be near the central or southeastern...

July 11, 2019

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Flash Flood Emergency in New Orleans, Mississippi River projected to see one of its highest crests on record

A Flash Flood Emergency was declared for New Orleans, Louisiana early Wednesday morning, July 10, 2019, after up to 254 mm (10 inches) of rain hit the city within just several hours. The rain was produced by a tropical disturbance organizing in the Gulf of Mexico...

July 10, 2019