Tropical Update for October 18, 2013

By: Ameister12, 8:05 PM GMT on October 18, 2013

Much of the tropics remain quiet this afternoon, with the exception of the Western Pacific. Typhoon Francisco is a very powerful category 4 typhoon, located about 200 miles Northwest of Guam, and is moving towards the Northwest at 11mph.

Francisco is pretty much as good as tropical cyclone gets. It contains a very well defined, and nearly perfectly circular eye, which is surrounded by a large CDO, with rather cold cloud tops, which ranges from -70C to -8...

Ohio Tornado History

By: Ameister12, 2:05 PM GMT on March 25, 2013

Well, Spring is upon us (though it doesn't feel like it for many) and I have been learning about some of the most historic tornadoes to hit my home state, Ohio. Though tornadoes aren't nearly as common here as tornadoes in the Plains, or the southern states, we have gotten our share of violent and historic tornadoes, so here is some information about some of the most violent, and historic tornadoes in Ohio history.

1920 Palm Sunday Tornadoes
On March...

Updated: 2:23 PM GMT on March 25, 2013

Tropical Update - Atlantic is quiet; Eastern Pacific Heating Up - July 5, 2012

By: Ameister12, 6:53 PM GMT on July 05, 2012

Good afternoon everybody! Here is my Tropical Update for Thursday, July 5th.Tropical Storm DanielFigure 1: Afternoon visible satellite of Daniel8:00 AM PDT Thu Jul 5Location: 14.2°N 110.5°WMoving: WNW at 12 mphMin pressure: 1002 mbMax sustained: 45 mphThe only tropical cyclone in the world right now is Tropical Storm Daniel. Daniel formed yesterday, but didn't do much strengthening until early this morning. Although the current advisory says Daniel is a weak 45mph...

Tropical Update - Invest 93L Could Become Alberto this Weekend - May 19, 2012

By: Ameister12, 5:33 PM GMT on May 19, 2012

Man, it's been a while since I made one of these. Anyways...Today is May 19, 2012, I'm watching an area of low pressure off the coast of the Carolina's, designated Invest 93L, which the NHC has given 50% chance of developing within the next 48 hours Image 1: 93L meandering off the Carolina's coast this afternoon.93L is currently acquiring tropical characteristics and if it gets named, it will likely be tropical, rather than subtropical. Convection has been consisten...

Updated: 5:36 PM GMT on May 19, 2012

Tropical Update - Hurricane Richard - 10/24/10

By: Ameister12, 4:36 PM GMT on October 24, 2010

Hurricane RichardA Recon has found that Tropical Storm Richard has become a strong Category 1 hurricane nearing Belize.Stats:Winds: 85 mphPressure: 991 mbarMovement: West-North West at 12 mphRichard is now a strong category 1 hurricane bearing down on Belize. It seems likely that Richard will become a category 2 hurricane before making landfall near Belize. Once it makes landfall, Richard should start weakening at a fast passe due to its small size and the somewhat ...

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