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**No areas of concern across the Atlantic that would affect the U.S. or any other land areas **
Rebekah is dissipating over the NE Atlantic to the north of the Azores.
The pattern over the Atlantic Basin looks a lot like late fall. Frequent cold fronts will push farther & farther south & east during the next 7-10 days thanks to a rather persistent & further south development of a series of upper level troughs. Low pressure will occasionally develop along the fronts over the Atlantic but no indication - at this time - of any tropical development.
Nov. is the last "official" month of the Atlantic hurricane season. Tropical cyclone origins - since 1851 - favor the very warm Western Caribbean & the Central Atlantic.
2019 names..... "Sebastien" is next on the Atlantic list (names are picked at random... repeat every 6 years... historic storms are retired (Florence & Michael last year) & Dorian is almost certain to be next:
Mid & upper level wind shear (enemy of tropical cyclones) analysis (CIMMS). The red lines indicate strong shear of which there is plenty across the Atlantic at the moment:
The Atlantic Basin:
Water vapor imagery (dark blue indicates dry air):
Deep oceanic heat content is extreme over the NW Caribbean:
Sea surface temp. anomalies:
SE U.S. surface map:
Surface analysis centered on the tropical Atlantic:
Surface analysis of the Gulf:
Global tropical activity:
"Kyarr", Arabian Sea (was the strongest hurricane in 12 years over the Arabian Sea) is dissipating.... but "Maha" has developed over the Eastern Arabian Sea.....
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