Nov. 2, 2017 - Photos: Must-see photos of Irma damage in Jacksonville area .... hurricane Irma recap
Disturbance over the Central Atlantic...
The convection over the middle of the Atlantic is in association with an upper level trough & nontropical surface low with strong shear & dry air in the vicinity. There are no indications of much organization & little development is likely with this system.
A "blob" of convection is at a much lower latitude west of Africa but no organization indicated & little development likely.
Global tropical cyclones. "Damrey" is forecast to become a Cat. 1 typhoon & move into Vietnam.
About 1 out of every 3 November's will produce a tropical cyclone over the Atlantic Basin:
Interesting map below tweeted by Erik Pindrock shows virtually all of Fl. has experienced at least tropical storm force winds this year... as well as the entire Gulf Coast... & as far north as N. Carolina on the east coast:
..... in what has been an overall active season:
Deep oceanic heat content is still evident over the Caribbean but is beginning to "bow its head" to late fall.....
Sea surface temp. anomalies:
East Atlantic IR satellite:
Mid & upper level wind shear (enemy of tropical cyclones) analysis (CIMMS).
SE U.S. surface map:
Surface analysis centered on the tropical Atlantic:
Surface analysis of the Gulf:
Extensive hurricane Irma recap - click here.
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