Tropical Weather

Atlantic Basin / Carribean Islands and Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Cyclone Names for the Atlantic Basin
NHC Atlantic Wallet 1 - Tropical Depression Imelda (AL112019)
...IMELDA MOVING FARTHER INLAND... ...HEAVY RAINS AND LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODING WILL CONTINUE TO SPREAD INLAND OVER SOUTHEAST TEXAS DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO... ...THIS IS THE LAST NHC ADVISORY...
Location: 29.8°N 95.5°W
Max sustained: 35 mph
Moving: N at 6 mph
Min pressure: 1007 mb

Issued at 1000 PM CDT Tue Sep 17 2019

Eastern North Pacific Basin

Tropical Cyclone Names for the Eastern Pacific Basin
NHC Eastern North Pacific Wallet 5 - Tropical Storm Lorena (EP152019)
...LORENA CHANGES LITTLE IN STRENGTH WHILE CONTINUING NORTHWESTWARD...
Location: 15.1°N 102.1°W
Max sustained: 50 mph
Moving: NW at 15 mph
Min pressure: 1002 mb

Issued at 1000 PM CDT Tue Sep 17 2019

Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale

Category Pressure Wind Speed Storm Surge
Tropical Depression < 39 mph
(< 62 km/h)
Tropical Storm 39 – 73 mph
(63 – 118 km/h)
1 > 980 mb 74 – 95 mph
(119 – 153 km/h)
4 – 5 ft
(1.2 – 1.5 m)
2 965 – 980 mb 96 – 110 mph
(154 – 177 km/h)
6 – 8 ft
(1.6 – 2.4 m)
3 945 – 965 mb 111 – 130 mph
(178 – 209 km/h)
9 – 12 ft
(2.5 – 3.6 m)
4 920 – 945 mb 131 – 155 mph
(210 – 249 km/h)
13 – 18 ft
(3.7 – 5.4 m)
5 < 920 mb 155+ mph
(250+ km/h)
> 18 ft
(> 5.4 m)

 

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