9/30: Morning Tropical Update

As of this morning on 9/30 Hurricane Ophelia intensified rapidly overnight and now features 105 mph max sustained winds. It is possible for this system to reach major hurricane status before weakening and eventually interacting with a trough along the Eastern Seaboard. Ophelia may bring...

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9/29 Morning Tropical Update

Ophelia appears to be becoming better organized this morning (9/29)  as it moves north-northwestward. The storm should become a hurricane prior to 72 hours. Beyond that time the environment will become less favorable and then extra-tropical transition should occur as the system accelerates north-northeastward. Bermuda...

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9/28: Morning Tropical Update

Ophelia has gained strength as of the 11am advisory and now has max sustained winds of 50 mph. The expected track still takes the storm northward. Bermuda interests should closely monitor this system as it will make its closest approach to the island on Saturday....

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9/27 Quick evening tropical update

This update is just to mention Ophelia has re-generated East-Northeast of the Lesser Antilles. It appears to be no threat to the Caribbean at this time as it is expected to move northward. Bermuda would be the most likely location to be impacted. If this...

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9/26: Morning update on the tropics

As of this morning Ophelia is no longer a tropical cyclone in the Atlantic, but the remnants are being monitored for potential re-generation. At this time that possibility is low due to ample wind shear which helped weaken the storm in the first place. Farther out...

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