Talking the Tropics With Mike: Rebekah dissipates over NE Atlantic; LAST month of hurricane season!

Talking the Tropics With Mike: Rebekah dissipates over NE Atlantic; LAST month of hurricane season!

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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.

Atlantic dust:

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:

East Atlantic:

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:

Caribbean:

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.....