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Detailed Atlantic Storm Pages (only updated during an active storm)

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Atlantic Tropical Weather Outlook

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Latest Atlantic Basin Storm Advisories

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Eastern Pacific Tropical Weather Outlook


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2019 Tropical Names

ATLANTIC BASIN EAST PACIFIC BASIN
Andrea
Barry
Chantal
Dorian
Erin
Fernand
Gabrielle
Humberto
Imelda
Jerry
Karen
Lorenzo
Melissa
Nestor
Olga
Pablo
Rebekah
Sebastien
Tanya
Van
Wendy
Alvin
Barbara
Cosme
Dalila
Erick
Flossie
Gil
Henriette
Ivo
Juliette
Kiko
Lorena
Mario
Narda
Octave
Priscilla
Raymond
Sonia
Tico
Velma
Wallis
Xina
York
Zelda

NWS Coastal Radars


Sea Surface Temperatures
 


Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale

Category 1 74-95 mph 64-82 knots
Category 2 96-110 mph 83-95 knots
Category 3 111-130 mph 96-113 knots
Category 4 131-155 mph 114-135 knots
Category 5 >155 mph >135 knots

Retired Hurricane Names by Year

1954:  Hazel 1955: Connie, Diane, Ione, Janet 1957:  Audrey 1959:  Gracie
1960:  Donna 1961:  Carla, Hattie 1963:  Flora 1964:  Cleo, Dora, Hilda
1965:  Betsy, Carol 1966:  Inez 1967:  Beulah 1968:  Edna
1969:  Camille 1970:  Celia 1972:  Agnes 1974:  Carmen, Fifi
1975:  Eloise 1977:  Anita 1979:  David, Frederick 1980:  Allen
1983:  Alicia 1985:  Elena, Gloria 1988:  Gilbert, Joan 1989:  Hugo
1990:  Diana, Klaus 1991:  Bob 1992:  Andrew 1995:  Luis, Marilyn, Opal, Roxanne
1996:  Cesar, Fran, Hortense 1998:  Georges, Mitch 1999:  Floyd, Lenny 2000:  Keith
2001:  Allison, Iris, Michelle 2002:  Isidore, Lili 2003:  Fabian, Isabel, Juan 2004:  Charley, Frances, Ivan, Jeanne
2005:  Dennis, Katrina, Rita, Stan, Wilma 2007:  Dean, Felix, Noel 2008:  Gustav, Ike, Paloma 2010:  Igor, Tomas
2011:  Irene 2012:  Sandy 2013:  Ingrid 2015:  Erika, Joaquin
2016: Matthew, Otto 2017: Harvey, Irma, Maria, Nate 2018: Florence, Michael  

 

Most Intense Atlantic Storms by Pressure
Storm Lowest Pressure (mb) Lowest Pressure (in)
(1) 2005 Hurricane Wilma 882 mb 26.04 in
(2) 1988 Hurricane Gilbert 888 mb 26.22 in
(3) 1935 Florida Keys 892 mb 26.34 in
(4) 2005 Hurricane Rita 897 mb 26.48 in
(5) 1980 Hurricane Allen 899 mb 26.54 in
(6) 1969 Hurricane Camille 900 mb 26.58 in
(7) 2005 Hurricane Katrina 902 mb 26.63 in
(8) 1998 Hurricane Mitch 905 mb 26.72 in
(9) 2007 Hurricane Dean 906 mb 26.75 in
(10) 1969 Hurricane Camille 909 mb 26.84 in
(11) 2004 Hurricane Ivan 910 mb 26.87 in
(11) 2019 Hurricane Dorian 910 mb 26.87 in
(13) 2017 Hurricane Irma 914 mb 26.99 in
(14) 2003 Hurricane Isabel 915 mb 27.01 in
(15) 1989 Hurricane Hugo 918 mb 27.10 in
(16) 2018 Hurricane Michael 919 mb 27.14 in
(17) 1992 Hurricane Andrew 922 mb 27.22 in

 

Most Intense Atlantic Storms by Wind
Storm Sustained Winds Lowest Pressure (in)
(1) 1980 Allen 190 mph 26.55 in
(2) Labor Day 1935 185 mph 26.34 in
(2) 1988 Gilbert 185 mph 26.22 in
(2) 2005 Wilma 185 mph 26.05 in
(2) 2017 Irma 185 mph 27.34 in
(2) 2019 Dorian 185 mph 26.87 in
(7) 2005 Rita 180 mph 26.43 in
(7) 1998 Mitch 180 mph 26.72 in
(9) 1932 "Cuba" 175 mph 27.02 in
(9) 1955 Janet 175 mph 26.99 in
(9) 1961 Carla 175 mph 27.49 in
(9) 1969 Camille 175 mph 26.58 in
(9) 1977 Anita 175 mph 27.34 in
(9) 1979 David 175 mph 27.29 in

A Visit to the Tropical Prediction Center/National Hurricane Center.  Click HERE for photos and details!

Mike Ridgeway (left) and Don Wheeler (right)  with former National Hurricane Center Director Max Mayfield (center)
(We're Not Worthy!!!!)

Jerry Jarrell, former director of the National Hurricane Center, and meteorologist Don Wheeler