Tag: National Hurricane Center (NHC)

Dry Air, Saharan Dust Shutting Down Tropical Wave’s Chances of Blossoming

MIAMI — The tropical wave in the eastern Atlantic is beginning to show its limitations, causing the National Hurricane Center to lower its odds of development. A wave that emerged off the coast of Africa early Monday is continuing to produce a large area of disorganized cloudiness and thunderstorms a few hundred miles southwest of […]

‘Fierce’ Tropical Depression Expected This Week In Atlantic

MIAMI — People in the Eastern Caribbean don’t expect severe tropical weather in August, but the Atlantic Basin could have a new tropical depression later this week. Satellite observations show a fierce tropical disturbance has emerged off the western coast of Africa and is moving west-northwestward at 15 to 20 mph across the tropical Atlantic. […]

Tropical Wave Now Has A 40% Chance of Becoming Severe Weather: NHC

MIAMI — With the peak of hurricane season approaching the tropics may have woken up from their weeks-long slumber. The National Hurricane Center began projecting the formation a potential tropical system in the eastern Atlantic Ocean as a tropical wave is forecast to move off the west coast of Africa over this weekend. The NHC […]

Tropical Wave Coming Off Africa Has A 30% Chance of Becoming A Tropical Storm: NHC

MIAMI — The 2022 Atlantic hurricane season may have started slow — there have only been three named storms so far — but forecasters warned activity is still expected to be above normal. The National Hurricane Center currently is watching three tropical waves, including one in the Caribbean. Another tropical wave is expected to move off Africa’s coast later today. The National […]

As Peak Season Approaches, NHC Watches 4 Tropical Waves, CSU Monitors Ocean Temperatures

MIAMI — The National Hurricane Center is monitoring four tropical waves in the Atlantic basin, including one in the western Caribbean. No new tropical cyclones are expected during the next five days as the busiest period of the Atlantic hurricane season approaches. There have been four occasions in the past 30 years when the Atlantic has had no named storms between […]

NHC Continues To Monitor 3 Tropical Waves, No Threats Expected Now

SAN JUAN — During hurricane season, the words every Virgin Islander loves to hear are: “Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next five days.” The National Hurricane Center continues to monitor three tropical waves in the Atlantic basin: two in the Caribbean and one in the Atlantic, according to the latest advisory. Here’s the latest update […]

Another Tropical Wave To Dump Locally Heavy Rain On USVI

,SAN JUAN — A tropical wave will bring showers and isolated thunderstorms to the USVI and Puerto Rico, producing moderate to locally heavy rains, from Sunday night into early Monday morning. The areas most likely to be impacted are in eastern Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, according to an update from the National Weather […]

National Hurricane Center Watching 3 Tropical Waves

MIAMI — Conditions remain quiet in the Atlantic basin, with no tropical cyclones expected over the next five days. The National Hurricane Center is watching three tropical waves in the Atlantic basin, including one in the Caribbean.  The peak of the season is September 10, with the most activity happening between mid-August and mid-October, according to the Hurricane Center. The Atlantic hurricane season […]

Puerto Rico and USVI Can Expect Showers and Thunderstorms By Tonight, NWS Says

SAN JUAN — A tropical wave in the Caribbean Sea will bring showers and thunderstorms, with most impact over the eastern third of Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands by tonight, the National Weather Service said. St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John have a 70 percent chance of rain today; while in San Juan, […]

Tropical Wave Expected To Bring Heavy Rains To USVI and Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN — The best chance for flooding rains in the next five-days may result from the passage of a tropical wave, now centered around 45ºW longitude, by Wednesday evening into Thursday, the National Weather Service said. Expect the highest impact over eastern Puerto Rico and the USVI, along with breezy and gusty conditions, according […]