Articles tagged "2020 atlantic hurricane season"

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Mount Washington hit by strongest August wind gust on record - New Hampshire, U.S.

The Mount Washington Observatory in New Hampshire recorded a wind gust of 237 km/h (147 mph) at the summit on Tuesday evening, August 4, 2020, as post-tropical cyclone Isaias swept through the New England region. This is the strongest wind gust ever recorded at the...

August 06, 2020

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Isaias moves into Canada after lashing much of Eastern U.S. and leaving at least 12 people dead

Post-tropical cyclone Isaias has moved into southeastern Canada after bringing heavy rains, powerful winds, and multiple tornadoes across much of the Eastern U.S., where more than three million people were affected by widespread power outages and at least nine...

August 05, 2020

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Hurricane "Isaias" makes historic landfall in North Carolina, U.S.

Hurricane "Isaias" made landfall in North Carolina at around 03:10 UTC on August 4, 2020, with winds reaching 137 km/h (85 mph), making it a Category 1 hurricane. This is the first hurricane to make landfall in North Carolina during the month of August...

August 04, 2020

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Tropical Cyclone "Isaias" wreaks havoc across the Caribbean, set to impact U.S. East Coast this week

Tropical Cyclone "Isaias" barrelled through the Caribbean after making landfall in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic on July 30, 2020, leaving several people dead and hundreds of thousands without power and water supply. The storm then moved over the...

August 03, 2020

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Hurricane "Isaias" over the Bahamas, forecast to move dangerously close to East Coast, U.S.

Hurricane "Isaias" is moving over the Bahamas on August 1, 2020, and is expected to approach the southeast coast of Florida later today and Sunday, August 2. On the forecast track, the center of Isaias will move near or over Andros Island in the...

August 01, 2020

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Bahamas bracing for Hurricane "Isaias"

Tropical Storm "Isaias" -- the 9th named storm of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season -- has strengthened into a hurricane at 03:40 UTC on July 31, 2020. At the time, its center was located about 110 km (70 miles) ESE of Great Inagua Island, Bahamas, moving...

July 31, 2020

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Tropical Storm "Isaias" impacts the Caribbean on its way toward Florida, U.S.

Tropical Storm "Isaias" formed at 03:00 UTC on July 30, 2020, as the 9th named storm of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. Isaias continued record early storm formations in the basin and is now the earliest 9th Atlantic named storm formation on record....

July 30, 2020

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Reed Timmer records roar of Hurricane "Hanna" eyewall

Category 1 Hurricane "Hanna" made landfall on Padre Island, Texas, at around 22:00 UTC on July 25, 2020, as the first rapidly-intensifying named storm of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. As it made landfall, extreme meteorologist Reed Timmer was in Port...

July 29, 2020

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Tropical Depression "Hanna" barrels through Mexico, leaving 11 people dead or missing

After making landfall in Texas as Category 1 hurricane, Hanna weakened into a tropical depression as it barrelled through Mexico, bringing severe flooding that caused considerable property damage, killed at least five people, and left six others missing in the...

July 28, 2020

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Hurricane "Hanna" makes historic landfall in Texas as first rapidly intensifying named storm of 2020

Category 1 Hurricane "Hanna" made landfall on Padre Island, Texas, at around 22:00 UTC (17:00 LT) on July 25, 2020, as the first rapidly-intensifying named storm of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. The state now has 9 hurricane landfalls in July since...

July 27, 2020

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Texas bracing for Hurricane "Hanna" - landfall expected this afternoon or early this evening

Tropical Storm "Hanna" remains in an atmospheric and oceanic environment conducive for strengthening, and is expected to reach hurricane status before it makes landfall this afternoon (LT) or early this evening, July 25, 2020, along the coast of southern...

July 25, 2020

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Tropical Storm "Hanna" forms in the Gulf of Mexico, landfall expected in Texas on Saturday, July 25

Tropical Storm "Hanna" formed in the Gulf of Mexico at 03:00 UTC on July 24, 2020, as the earliest 8th named storm formation in the Atlantic on record. The previous record was held by Harvey which formed on August 3, 2005. At the same time, Tropical Storm...

July 24, 2020

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Tropical Storm "Gonzalo" forms as Atlantic's earliest 7th named storm on record

Tropical Storm "Gonzalo" formed in the Atlantic Ocean at 12:50 UTC on July 22, 2020, as the earliest 7th named storm in the basin on record. The previous record-holder for the earliest 7th named storm formation in the Atlantic is Gert on July 24, 2005. ...

July 22, 2020

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Tropical Storm "Fay" forms just off the coast of North Carolina, bringing heavy rains and strong winds to Mid-Atlantic coast and New England

Tropical Storm "Fay" formed at 21:00 UTC on July 9, 2020, just off the coast of North Carolina, U.S. as the 6th named storm of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. The center of Fay is forecast to move near the Mid-Atlantic coast today and move inland over...

July 10, 2020

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Tropical cyclone organizing off North Carolina, expected to break another 2020 Atlantic hurricane season record

A new tropical cyclone is organizing off the coast of North Carolina, U.S. on July 9, 2020. Environmental conditions are conducive for development, and a tropical or subtropical cyclone will likely form later today or tonight -- NHC gives it 80% chance of formation...

July 09, 2020

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Tropical Storm "Dolly" forms off the coast of northeastern U.S. as the second-earliest fourth named storm on record

Subtropical Depression Four has developed offshore of the northeastern U.S. late Monday afternoon, June 22, 2020, and intensified into Tropical Storm "Dolly" at 17:00 UTC on June 23 -- the fourth named storm of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season and the...

June 23, 2020

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Tropical Storm "Cristobal" makes landfall in Louisiana, U.S.

The center of Tropical Storm "Cristobal" made landfall in southeast Louisiana at 22:00 UTC (17:00 CDT) on June 7, 2020, between the mouth of the Mississippi River and Grand Isle with maximum sustained winds near 85 km/h (50 mph) and minimum central...

June 08, 2020

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Tropical Storm "Cristobal" (ex-Amanda) to make landfall in Louisiana, U.S. after killing at least 33 and affecting 500 000 in Central America

The center of Tropical Storm "Cristobal" will move northward over the central Gulf of Mexico today and tonight (LT), and will be near the northern Gulf of Mexico coast on Sunday, June 7, 2020. Its center is forecast to move inland across Louisiana late...

June 06, 2020

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Tropical Storm "Cristobal" forms in the Gulf of Mexico -- heavy rainfall over Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador

Tropical Storm "Cristobal" formed at 15:15 UTC on June 2, 2020, as the earliest third named storm in the Atlantic, beating the previous record set by Tropical Storm "Colin" which formed on June 5, 2016. Cristobal formed from remnants of Tropical...

June 02, 2020

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Amanda's remnants emerge in the Bay of Campeche, strengthen into tropical depression -- heavy rainfall warning

What was once Tropical Storm "Amanda" -- the first named storm of the 2020 Pacific hurricane season -- emerged in the Bay of Campeche and strengthened into a Tropical Depression Three at 21:00 UTC on June 1, 2020. The depression is expected to bring heavy...

June 02, 2020

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Record heavy rains trigger severe flooding in Florida, U.S.

Persistent heavy rains over the weekend triggered severe flooding in parts of Florida, with a total of 185.4 mm (7.3 inches) recorded in Miami over a 48-hour period to Monday, May 25-- the city's heaviest two-day rainfall since 2012. Another bout of intense...

May 27, 2020

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Tropical Storm "Arthur" forms off the coast of Florida as the first named storm of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season

A depression east of Florida has strengthened into Tropical Storm "Arthur" at 03:00 UTC on May 17, 2020, as the first named storm of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. The season officially starts on June 1 and ends on November 30, dates that...

May 17, 2020

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Tropical Storm "Arthur" expected to form near Bahamas -- the first of 2020 Atlantic hurricane season

A storm system is expected to form near the Bahamas this weekend, potentially bringing rain and causing rough seas to parts of the Southeast coast into the following week. Once it becomes a storm, it will be named Arthur -- the first of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane...

May 16, 2020

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CSU expects above-average 2020 Atlantic hurricane season

The Colorado State University (CSU) Tropical Meteorology Project expects above-average 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, with 16 named storms, 8 hurricanes, and 4 major hurricanes. The forecast is based on more than 30 years of statistical factors, as well as data...

April 06, 2020