Tropical Cyclones

Belle and Sébastien

I don’t know why the Americans opted for a French name in their list of tropical cyclones this year, perhaps they have partnered up with Meteo France in another name that storm collaboration.

Hurricane Katrina

I don’t believe it!

Another attempt by climate scientist to find the holy grail by linking AGW to an increase in damaging hurricanes – but have they?

Whither Lorenzo

What’s left of Lorenzo makes an entrance stage left on Thursday – with echoes of hurricane Debbie in 1961

Hurricane Katrina

2018 Hurricane season

The updated HURDAT2 through 2018 for the Atlantic basin is now available to download. Here’s a closer look at the 2018 season. There were eight hurricanes in all but just Michael made it to category five. Hurricane Leslie lasted for twenty two days before dissipating. Four tropical cyclones...

Hurricane Michael upgraded to a Category 5 at time of U.S. landfall

Scientists at NOAA’s National Hurricane Center conducted a detailed post-storm analysis on all the data available for Hurricane Michael and have determined that the storm’s estimated intensity at landfall was 140 knots (160 mph). This final wind intensity is a 5 knot (5 mph) increase over the operational estimate and...