10/9: Morning Tropical Update

The tropics have heated up once again, especially in the Eastern Pacific. In that basin Hurricane Jova is gaining strength and may approach the MX Coast by early Wednesday morning. Tropical Storm Irwin may also eventually near the MX coast by the end of the...

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10/6: Morning tropical update

In the Atlantic Philippe still persists and is nearing hurricane strength. The system may become a hurricane today as it continues northeastward in the middle of the Atlantic. It is not a threat to land at this time. In the East Pacific a pair of tropical...

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10/5: Morning Tropical Update

Tropical Storm Philippe continues in the Tropical Atlantic. The system has 65 mph max sustained winds despite recent hostile conditions. The storm may become a hurricane as it turns north and northeastward out to sea on Thursday. There is no land threat at this time....

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10/4: Morning Tropical Update

As of this morning Ophelia is history as the storm became extratropical and rapidly move out into the far northern Atlantic. Philippe is gaining some strength despite a hostile environment. In fact the storm may become a hurricane tomorrow as it turns northward and then...

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10/3: Morning Tropical Update

Ophelia has finally arrived in Newfoundland and will be crossing over the Avalon Peninsula over the next few hours. Fortunately most of the strong winds are expected to remain off shore. The system will continue to weaken and likely experience an extra tropical transition very...

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10/2: Morning Tropical Update

The tropics remain relatively unchanged yesterday with Ophelia and Philippe remaining in the Atlantic. Hurricane Ophelia is actually at its most intense so far with 125 mph max sustained winds this morning. It is expected to brush Southeastern Newfoundland’s Avalon Peninsula on Monday. Tropical storm...

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10/1: Morning Tropical Update

This morning all remains pretty much the same in the Tropics. Ophelia intensified into a major storm with 120 mph max sustained winds. This is likely its peak strength before it begins to weaken as it gains latitude and enters more hostile environs. Tropical storm...

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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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