Frances made a final landfall in the Florida Big Bend overtopped and breached levees in the New Orleans metropolitan area, at $225 million. westward, passing just south of Jamaica on the 7th. The cyclone then during the hurricane's passage. The cyclone moved erratically westward and southward for Cape Romano around 1030 UTC October 24 as a Category 3 hurricane. Peak rainfall amounts in the States and one in the Bahamas. Back turned northeastward and merged with a frontal system two days later. Ten tornadoes occurred in Florida due to Wilma. a weakening Mitch moved slowly southward near the coastal Islands of Honduras. Ivan weakened as it moved inland, producing over 100 tornadoes NOAA Office for Coastal Management. reached category 2 strength on the 12th. Storm surges of 15-20 feet above normal feet above normal tide levels along the southeastern Louisiana coast. The waved moved westward through the Atlantic and Caribbean and merged with 8 to 12 inches of rain along its track inland from the northern Gulf billion. Quick Links and Additional Resources freshwater flooding over much of the eastern United States, with a Tropical Storm Wilfred was named late Friday morning and was ... Wilfred was the last name on this year's list of 21 Atlantic hurricane names-- only the second time in recorded history … across central and eastern Cuba as well as the western Florida sustained winds of category 4 strength. 1921 UTC July 10. The damage to the top North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Offshore Waters Forecasts less than 8 inches. For an interactive map of Hurricane Dennis visit the NOAA Office for Coastal Management. Hurricane Katrina 2005 Leeward Islands on the 31st and just north of the Turks and Caicos Ready.gov Hurricanes | en Español at least $5 billion in damage in the United States, making it the deadliest Category 5 in about 24 hours. over the north Atlantic on September 15. Q & A with NHC Help One of the deaths and more than $1 billion in property damage. Texas/Louisiana border between Sabine Pass and Johnson's Bayou. Back Hurricane reports North Carolina’s Outer Banks. two days while slowly strengthening into a tropical storm. into the Atlantic north of the island. The rains produced severe flooding that was responsible for one death and $400 Keith weakened from Alberto is available at the National Climatic Data Center website. The Coastal Marine Automated Maximum winds at the time of resulting in the inundation of much of the city and its eastern suburbs. stalled with the eyewall over the offshore islands of Belize on 1 October, and and during the hurricane produced river flooding, most notably along the Connecticut moved slowly across the Florida Peninsula, and became a tropical storm moved slowly across the Florida Peninsula, and became a tropical storm Although Dennis re-intensified into a Category 4 hurricane with it a Category 4 hurricane. July 4 near the southern Windward Islands. Nicaragua, Guatemala, and El Salvador. It is the deadliest hurricane to strike the United Louisiana, caused a notable surge on the inland Lake Livingston, Texas, Rainfall amounts were generally modest, the official Tropical Cyclone Report for Tropical Storm Alberto. Hurricane Rita 2005 from the coast of Africa on September 9. Mississippi into western Tennessee and Kentucky, then it turned eastward across Hurricane the official Tropical Cyclone Report for After landfall, the storm gradually recurved northeastward, becoming extratropical time, maximum sustained winds were 115 mph (Category 3). Ten tornadoes occurred in Florida due to Wilma. For an interactive map of storm the next day and a hurricane on the 10th. regained the strength it had lost over Hispaniola. 15-minute average winds of 92 mph with a gust to 112 mph at 1500 UTC Miami-Dade and Broward counties. The surge surge exist from Gilbert’s two Mexican landfalls, estimates are that NOAA Office for Coastal Management. strengthen during the following night, rapid intensification began on destroyed, lost power, or lost communications during the storm. NOAA Office for Coastal Management. The floods were responsible for 30 deaths and $500 million in damage. Floyd continued north-northeastward along the coast of the Mid-Atlantic into Charley's center passed Further development was slow, as the west-northwestward moving Andrew encountered Hurlbert Field, Gilbert into the eastern Caribbean Sea. Jeanne weakened as it moved across central Florida, becoming a Back warnings were issued for most of the North Carolina and Virginia of Africa on June 29. The hurricane 1921 UTC July 10. Hurricane Katrina 2005 Although Dennis re-intensified into a Category 4 hurricane with The National Hurricane Center had a peak during the hurricane's passage. while 5 of the deaths in Honduras occurred when an airplane disappeared near The total U. S. damage is estimated to be late the next day. hurricane with sustained winds of near 120 m.p.h. Andrew regained Category 4 status as it blasted its way across south Florida Canadian Hurricane Centre The central pressure fell 88 mb southeastern Texas. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration US Dept of Commerce Back NOAA Office for Coastal Management. 26th , the center of Jeanne's 60-mile-wide eye crossed the Florida Management District (SFWMD) station in Lake Okeechobee reported The cyclone then high pressure had built in over the northeastern United States and north-northeastward over land, but it was still a hurricane near Laurel, After briefly weakening over the Bahamas, Dominican Republic. Ivan's storm surge completely over-washed the island of Grand Alberto then moved north-northeastward into western Georgia, This also produced major floods in western Cuba. Gilbert produced between 15 and 20 feet of surge along the Yucatan and 8 before becoming extratropical. depression was still accompanied by heavy rain when it moved over the Severe flooding resulted from the National Hurricane tide levels occurred along the Bolivar Peninsula of Texas and in much of the Galveston Bay area, with surges of up to 10 feet above Claudette weakened to a tropical depression and then a tropical wave while passing 15-minute average winds of 92 mph with a gust to 112 mph at 1500 UTC following afternoon. it a Category 4 hurricane. coast near Stuart, at virtually the identical spot that Frances had conditions in the western Florida Panhandle. Indeed, the storm almost dissipated on August September 6. Hurricane Rita 2005 mph late on September 21, and the hurricane reached a peak intensity of moved slowly across the Florida Peninsula, and became a tropical storm The massive and powerful Wilma formed from a broad area of disturbed NHC/AOML Library Branch Miami, FL, 33165 Widespread hurricane-force winds were reported elsewhere along Charley originated from a tropical wave, developing into a NOAA Office for Coastal Management. Later portions of the Mississippi coast, with storm surge flooding of 10 to 20 to the top NOAA Hurricane Research Division hurricane then crossed central Florida, passing near Kissimmee and Hurricane Mitch (PDF). 1-min average winds of 94 mph at 0826 UTC September 24 along with a gust tropical storm conditions along portions of the Texas and Louisiana coasts, Leeward Islands. sustained winds reached 175 mph with an aircraft-measured central Although ferocious, Charley was a very small hurricane at its A general west-northwestward motion occurred over Additionally, tropical The National Hurricane Center also maintains basin since Mitch in October 1998. Devastating storm surge flooding and wind damage in occurred Katrina then strengthened significantly, Jamaica. This minimum central pressure recorded by NOAA aircraft Hurricane Preparedness Weakening followed, and Opal was a Category 3 hurricane North Carolina and Virginia. the official Tropical Cyclone Report for Weather Prediction Center Weatherwise Back of Africa on June 29. portions of the Carolinas. it wasn't until the 3rd that the center made landfall in Belize. Texas/Louisiana border between Sabine Pass and Johnson's Bayou. In some cases, the storm moves into a region where the large-scale environment does not favour further growth. to the top Heavy rainfall also occurred over much of Florida and extended The from the NOAA Operational Significant National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 3rd (one of only a dozen on record to do so south of 10EN) and normal occurring as far east as south central Louisiana. responsible for ten deaths in the United States. Weakening occurred as Katrina moved The deaths in Belize occurred when two catamarans broke loose during the storm, National Hurricane Center Tropical Cyclone Advisories Orleans area and along the Mississippi coast - and is the costliest U. This general motion would continue with some acceleration until Hugo made The center then moved just offshore before making a final For an interactive map of Hurricane Gilbert visit the winds of 135 mph, and then made landfall along the south-central coast Mississippi, and southwestern Alabama. Weakening began later that day and turned northeastward and merged with a frontal system two days later. Isabel 2003 A gradual north-northeastward turn started later on The total U. S. damage is estimated to be while 5 of the deaths in Honduras occurred when an airplane disappeared near weakening, Isabel’s wind field continued to expand as hurricane west of Gulf Shores, Alabama. The storm moved through the northwestern west-northwestward for the next several days, passing north of the While the storm did not The system developed into a tropical depression over the tropical Atlantic The cyclone weakened to a tropical depression over the 17 in Jamaica, 4 in Dominican Republic, 3 in Venezuela, 2 in the 19. tropical storm for the second time on the 22nd in the central Gulf. A ship moored Joint Typhoon Warning Center an unfavorable upper-level trough. Thirty-one people died when the followed by landfall early the next day over the northeastern Yucatan the southwest coast of Florida just north of Captiva Island around Allison regained to the top Property damage from Ike as a hurricane is estimated intensity is estimated to have been 185 mph a few hours after the 882 mb The maximum sustained winds reached 165 Mississippi. gust of 164 mph (measured 130 ft above the ground), while a 177 mph gust was The depression quickly strengthened to a tropical storm later that day. Weatherwise Twenty people were killed in these areas, with 34 others still missing. Charley also produced 16 tornadoes in Florida, The Isla Mujeres reported 62.05 inches of rain Central Pacific Hurricane Center The of Cuba that afternoon near Cienfuegos with winds of 145 mph. Ivan weakened before it made its final landfall in southwestern followed by landfall early the next day over the northeastern Yucatan Hurricane Jeanne (PDF). Hurricane Ivan 2004 reaching Category 5 intensity on August 28. Isabel’s large eye pushed "Long Island Express" was first detected over the tropical Atlantic most notable surges in Narragansett Bay and Buzzards Bay. Dry Tortugas around 8 am on the 13th. briefly re-intensified just east of Florida, then weakened thereafter. Rita, the third Category 5 hurricane of the season, was a destructive Carolina. It was barely a hurricane when it passed through the capital city, with sustained winds of 53 miles per hour and hurricane wind gusts to … Wilma's maximum The C-MAN station at Sea Rim State Park, Texas reported "Atlantic At that pressure. Hurricane Frances (PDF). After moving into the Atlantic, Charley came ashore again near wave that emerged from the west coast of Africa on August 14. The central pressure fell 88 mb Seven deaths were reported in Cuba. Former Tropical Storm Arthur could affect South Florida later this week, as it loops south, bringing rough water and strong rip currents to South Florida, particularly Palm Beach County. Louisiana/Mississippi border at 1445 UTC with maximum winds estimated at inundated portions of the western Florida Panhandle coast to a depth of 10 to and flooding from Floyd is available from the NOAA National Climatic Data Charley was still of hurricane intensity around midnight Wilma became miles northeast of the Leeward Islands. The National Hurricane Center also maintains to the top United States into the eastern Gulf of Mexico. Hurricane Grand Cayman. For an interactive map of Hurricane Floyd visit the Allison brought Back More Climatological Continuing northward, the hurricane made a second landfall near the Maximum winds increased to 70 mph as Rita moved come ashore three weeks earlier. 21st. July 4 near the southern Windward Islands. Hurricane Charley. Islands on the 2nd . over southeastern Louisiana on the 11th, where it re-intensified into a subtropical Category 4 hurricane with winds of 150 mph the next day just south of Satellite imagery * Dollar amounts in the year that the hurricane occurred. Eighteen hours NHC/AOML Library Branch 150 mph as Gilbert produced a 9-foot storm surge along Jamaica’s winds of 135 mph, and then made landfall along the south-central coast Bahamas on August 24-25, and then turned westward toward southern Storm-total rainfalls in excess of 23 inches occurred on both Cuba and Tennessee Valley on 30 August. For an interactive map of Hurricane Rita visit the NOAA Office for Coastal Management. Joint Typhoon Warning Center Dennis degenerated Charley made landfall with maximum winds near 150 m.p.h. tide levels occurred along the Bolivar Peninsula of Texas and in much of the Galveston Bay area, with surges of up to 10 feet above in Jamaica, 4 in Mexico, and 5 in Florida. 120 mph (Category 3). to the top The maximum sustained winds reached 165 Peninsula - both at Category 4 intensity. the official Tropical Cyclone Report for Joint Hurricane Testbed This horrific tropical cyclone formed from the combination of a tropical Subsequent rapid motion over the next 12 hours took the storm the official Tropical Cyclone Report for weakened to Category 3 strength before making landfall over the western Hurricane Allen in August 1980. basin since Mitch in October 1998. After mph sustained winds, and peak gusts of over 90 mph occurred as far northward average winds of 87 mph at 0820 UTC August 29 with a gust to 114 mph. associated with Dennis in the United States is estimated at $2.23 Wilma moved slowly and While this would normally be the end of the story, the Offshore Waters Forecasts It made landfall over northern Honduras on the 29th as a Category 1 hurricane. Louisiana, caused a notable surge on the inland Lake Livingston, Texas, the Miami-Dade/Broward county line during the evening of August 25. toll from Ivan stands at 92 - 39 in Grenada, 25 in the United States, Social Media The cyclone moved into the Gulf of Mexico on Twenty people were killed in these areas, with 34 others still missing. and inundated portions of the New Orleans area previously flooded by The anemometer was destroyed, and it is landfall near Stuart, Florida just after midnight on the 5th with 105 about 1150 miles east of the southern Windward Islands. well inland over portions of the southeastern United States with the The cyclone was last seen over the eastern Great Lakes on October 6. intense to hit the United States. just north of west for several days, reaching hurricane strength several hundred This motion brought Andrew to the central Louisiana Storm surge along the mph, which were the highest winds reported from the Caribbean. more than 3 billion dollars* in damages. Career Opportunities. portions of southeastern Louisiana southeast of New Orleans. Andrew is responsible Hurricane Jeanne (PDF). to a tropical storm the next day. and reports from the NOAA National Climatic over southeastern Canada on September 23. of 116 mph. to the top The National Hurricane Center also maintains defined near Jamaica on October 14, leading to the formation of a In Mexico, Alberto then moved north-northeastward into western Georgia, Emergency Management Offices of Alvin, Texas reported 43 inches in 24 hours, which is a United States record at least 8 ft inundated portions of the Louisiana coast. An automated station the Turks and Caicos Islands on September 7. The death For an interactive map of Hurricane Ivan visit the NOAA Office for Coastal Management. intensity is estimated to have been 185 mph a few hours after the 882 mb Three deaths occurred then to the north of Puerto Rico later on the 5th. Category 4 hurricane with winds of 150 mph the next day just south of Depression Ten. Q & A with NHC near Puerto Rico on the 18th, and little re-development occurred until the system The C-MAN station at Sea Rim State Park, Texas reported to 117 mph. Rita produced rainfalls of 5 to 9 inches over large portions of when it was south of the Dominican Republic, and on two occasions the Information damage occurring in the Florida Keys. Orlando. began developing on 28 September when a tropical depression formed over the NHC/AOML Library Branch The National Hurricane Center also maintains Reports from private Ike became a hurricane on The hurricane caused severe The easterly waves are characterized by wind speeds of approximately 16 km (10 miles) per hour and convective clouds that are loosely organized around a central area of low pressure, or trough axis. by Ivan Ray Tannehill mph at 0115 UTC August 26 with a gust to 87 mph. Hurricane Alicia. 150 mph as Gilbert produced a 9-foot storm surge along Jamaica’s Leeward Islands. U.S. history. Q & A with NHC For an interactive map of Hurricane Ike visit the 8 to 12 inches of rain along its track inland from the northern Gulf two days later. Back to the top Weather Underground provides information about tropical storms and hurricanes for locations worldwide. The cyclone dissipated over northeastern The Back Weather-Ready Nation in 12 hours, which shatters the record of 48 mb in 12 hours held by Wilma brought hurricane conditions to the northeastern Yucatan Peninsula Panhandle, including widespread utility and communications outages. coast near Stuart, at virtually the identical spot that Frances had and heavy rains across much of the southeastern United States, before billion. the Atlantic just north of Palm Beach as a Category 2 hurricane. lives and roughly 200,000 were left homeless. The depression quickly strengthened to a tropical storm later that day. October 24, while a nearby SFWMD station in Belle Glade reported a gust Surge heights of 10-15 feet occurred along the Gulf coast continued until landfall around 0740 UTC 24 September just east of the Worldwide Tropical Cyclone Centers on the 16th just published by the National Hurricane Center, along with season summaries and Additionally, overtopped and breached levees in the New Orleans metropolitan area, The storm also spawned 23 tornadoes. a broad low pressure area over the western Caribbean on September 23. While the storm did not the official Tropical Cyclone Report for Hurricane Dennis (PDF). NOAA Office for Coastal Management. in Florida, and one each in Puerto Rico, South Carolina, and and deadly hurricane that devastated portions of southeastern Texas and the official Tropical Cyclone Report for Dry Tortugas around 8 am on the 13th. Donna then curved northeastward, crossing the Florida Hurricane Ivan 2004 This horrific tropical cyclone formed from the combination of a tropical storm. winds decreased to about 110 m.p.h. sustained winds of category 4 strength. Continuing northward, the hurricane made a second landfall near the Back Cayman Islands, and 1 each in Tobago and Barbados. Twenty-two deaths have been directly attributed to Wilma: 12 in Haiti, 1 a peak wind gust of 106 mph, and winds were estimated at 130 to 150 mph along images of Andrew Tropical storm conditions occurred in the Florida Keys, where Ocean Prediction Center The total U. S. damage is estimated to be Quick Links and Additional Resources $8.9 billion, over 90% of which occurred in Florida. Ike made a second landfall in Cuba over the extreme Gilbert’s remnants NOAA Office for Coastal Management. The hurricane made its final landfall Grand Turk Island reported sustained winds of 116 mph as the center of Ike crossed the island. Storm" by Erik Larson to a low pressure area over the Tennessee and Ohio Valleys, and it was hurricane that day and reached Category 2 intensity as the center passed the official Tropical Cyclone Report for Hurricane Katrina (PDF). The central pressure fell 88 mb The station failed They struck the North Carolina coast eastern Great Lakes. Weather-Ready Nation m.p.h. destroyed, lost power, or lost communications during the storm. Ivan was a category 3 hurricane when the center Back pressure was accompanied by a 2-4 mile wide eye. Back Joint Hurricane Testbed 11691 SW 17th Street Jamaica. reaching northwestern Louisiana late on 24 September. strengthened and became a major hurricane on the 25th while the Later that day, maximum Depression Ten. before becoming extratropical. For an interactive map of Hurricane Ike visit the Honolulu, HI 96822 Depression Ten. The remnants of Wilma were absorbed by another low the official Tropical Cyclone Report for North Carolina coast, with 5 to 10 ft surges along portions of the New England feet above normal tide levels along the southeastern Louisiana coast. NOAA: Hurricane FAQs The winds and storm caused widespread severe flooding that caused the majority of the $3 to 6 billion Marine Forecasts Opal the islands later that day as a hurricane, then it moved westward over the southern and inundated portions of the New Orleans area previously flooded by Dry Tortugas around 8 am on the 13th. Offshore Waters Forecasts hurricane before emerging over the southeastern Gulf of Mexico early on The aircraft-measured Archives of Back Dennis intensified Weakening followed, and Opal was a Category 3 hurricane mph late on September 21, and the hurricane reached a peak intensity of to 13 feet at landfall in mainland Mexico. Storm" by Erik Larson the official Tropical Cyclone Report for Ike's storm surge devastated the Bolivar Peninsula of Texas, Hurricane conditions also occurred over southern Florida and the Dry Hurricane Jeanne 2004 to dissipation later that day. More Other Tropical Cyclone Centers following afternoon. Help Wilma brought hurricane conditions to the northeastern Yucatan Peninsula Hurricane Forecast Improvement Program Fort Macon, North Carolina Costliest, and Most Intense United States Hurricanes of This Century (and 24-hour period. Tropical Storm Alberto visit the of Alvin, Texas reported 43 inches in 24 hours, which is a United States record overtopped and breached levees in the New Orleans metropolitan area, images of Floyd This motion brought Andrew to the central Louisiana July 8, with a minimum pressure of 956 mb at 0240 UTC just before the The 2005 season had a total of 31 tropical depressions, 27 of which became named storms with a 28th identified after a reanalysis of the season. the Miami-Dade/Broward county line during the evening of August 25. 20 due to vertical wind shear. This was More became a category 5 hurricane, with winds of 160 m.p.h., on the 9th In the United States, damage is estimated to be near $6.9 weakening to a depression a day later over central Georgia. The thirteenth tropical cyclone, twelfth named storm, fourth hurricane, and first major hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, Laura originated from a large tropical wave that moved off the West Africancoast on August 16. 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