Hurricane Season 2012

Hurricane Sandy: A Historical Storm in the making for the U.S. East Coast

  by John Galt October 24, 2012 17:00 ET   —- UPDATE 10/25 23:00 ET —   Just unbelievable. This storm has all of the makings of one of the most historic storms to hit the U.S. mainland since records have been kept. As of this update, the storm has made some shifts that were unexpected but appears to be reorganizing before it intensifies just before landfall somewhere between the Delmarva region up to Cape Cod. Should the models continue to verify and the system become as strong as a few…

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Tropical Storm Isaac: Heads up AL, MS, and NEW ORLEANS!!! (Updated 08.26 1100 ET)

by John Galt August 21, 2012 17:55 ET   UPDATED 08.26.12 11:15 ET   Ruh-Roh! New Orleans is now firmly entrenched in the cone of death and if this sucker gets its act together, watch out! I hope all of my friends, especially Doc who survived Katrina in Mississippi are able to hunker down as this storm could intensify rapidly. Full update below and sorry gang, better y’all than us, we really don’t need the rain along with the wind!!!   Joe Bastardi of WeatherBell.com just tweeted a concern about 1947:…


Tropical Storm Ernesto Forms in Eastern Caribbean (updated 8/3 1700)

  by John Galt August 1, 2012 19:25 ET   Updated 8/2 1700 ET:   Tropical Storm Ernesto has formed per the NHC. Updates are below.   Here we go gang and the long term models and forecast could indicate trouble for the Gulf of Mexico potentially within a week or so.   8/1/12 19:25 ET:   Ugh. Welcome to August and the start of the peak of the hurricane season. I’ll use this thread to maintain the updates as it strengthens into Tropical Storm Ernesto then Hurricane Ernesto over the…


Tropical Storm Debby: T.S. Warnings/Watches Issued for Florida Panhandle/West Coast

  by John Galt June 23, 2012 16:15 ET   6/25 10:55 ET: AND NOW, I’m in the Tropical Storm Warning area. But this is a gully washer where rain is just dumping on us non-stop.   6/24 16:45: At least NOW I feel like I’m part of the Hurricane Season with the Tropical Storm Watch extended throughout my area. See details below with the latest advisory packages.   6/24 1500 ET: I’m just sayin’….     6/24 10:59 ET- It would appear the GFS model is winning. The West Coast…


UPDATED 06.21 – Chris becomes the First Hurricane of the 2012 Season

  by John Galt June 19, 2012 16:55 ET   ********* UPDATED 06.21.12 17:40 ET ********   It only lasted about 6 hours or so as a hurricane but it claims the honor of being the first of the season…   FROM THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER:     000 WTNT33 KNHC 212033 TCPAT3   BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM CHRIS ADVISORY NUMBER 9 NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL032012 500 PM AST THU JUN 21 2012   …CHRIS BEGINS TO WEAKEN…NOW A TROPICAL STORM…   SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST…2100 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————-…


5.25.12 SubTropical Storm Beryl Forms off Carolina Coast

by John Galt May 25, 2012 23:30 ET   Sigh.   And it is not even the start of hurricane season. As usual, satellite and NHC graphics update automatically. This looks like it could become a LONG season again for those of us in Hurricane Alley.   SUB-TROPICAL STORM BERYL ADVISORY #1   000 WTNT32 KNHC 260242 TCPAT2   BULLETIN SUBTROPICAL STORM BERYL ADVISORY NUMBER 1 NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL022012 1100 PM EDT FRI MAY 25 2012   …SUBTROPICAL STORM FORMS IN THE SOUTHEWESTERN ATLANTIC… …TROPICAL STORM WARNING…


Tropical Storm Alberto forms off South Carolina Coast

by John Galt May 20, 2012 07:00 ET   In what can only be described with the word “ugh” as in here we go again, the first tropical storm of the season has formed off of the coast of South Carolina. Alberto is the earliest tropical storm to form since 2008 and almost three weeks before the official start of the hurricane season. With that little gem of good news, a reminder that the satellite photos and graphics from the NHC update themselves automatically, model runs will be updated in this…


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