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Peak Hurricane Season Here, Tropical Threats May Form in Atlantic During September

Peak Hurricane Season Here, Tropical Threats May Form in Atlantic During September

Current forecast models have Norman peaking on Friday as a Category 4 hurricane packing 130 miles per hour winds before it starts to weaken.

Located about 2,549 miles west of Hilo at eleven a.m., Norman clocked in with maximum sustained winds of Seventy five mph and used to be headed west at 9 mph, in step with the National Storm Heart.

With the peak of hurricane season close at hand, there are signs that the tropical Atlantic may soon spring to life with the potential for direct impact on the coastal United States in the days ahead.

May 23, 2013 - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecasts an active or extremely active hurricane season, predicting that there is a 70 percent chance of having 13 to 20 named storms, of which seven to 11 could become hurricanes, including three to six major hurricanes (categories 3-5).

Kauai roads and taro patches flooded Tuesday as leftover moisture from Tropical Depression Lane dumped heavy rain on the island.

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Tropical Storm LisaSeptember 20, 2016 - Tropical Storm Lisa forms over the eastern tropical Atlantic Ocean.September 24, 2016 - Weakens to a tropical depression. The environment out in the eastern part of the Basin appears favorable for development and a depression could form over the Labor Day Weekend.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles from Norman's center. In the past, some of the worst storms in the Atlantic occurred during September.

Tropical Storm IanSeptember 12, 2016 - Tropical Storm Ian forms over the central Atlantic Ocean.September 16, 2016 - Weakens to a post-tropical cyclone.

In the intervening time, Tropical Storm Miriam churned over the jap Pacific with maximum winds of 60 miles per hour. The NHC is keeping an eye on a tropical wave (or disturbance) moving off the west African coast.

Tropical Storm KarenOctober 3 - Tropical Storm Karen forms in the southeastern Gulf of Mexico.October 5 - Downgraded to a depression off the coast of Louisiana.


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