Tag: National Hurricane Center

JUST IN TIME! Crews Install New Radar Station In Puerto Rico Serving Virgin Islands

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SAN JUAN — A new radar has risen from the ground nine months after Hurricane Maria tore it and thousands of other structures down to their skeletal remains. Builders have been hard at work over the last several weeks to erect the new Puerto Rican TJUA radar vertical serving the Virgin Islands. […]

HURRICANE SEASON 2018: Cooler Ocean Temps Force Forecasters To Revise Predictions Downward

This May 26 satellite image taken by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows Subtropical Storm Alberto in the Gulf of Mexico as it approached the U.S. Gulf Coast. Alberto was the first named storm of the 2018 season, forming before today’s official start of the 2018 Atlantic storm season. [NOAA] [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon […]

IT’S OFFICIAL! Subtropical Alberto Is First Named Storm of 2018 … Ahead of Season

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] MIAMI — The first storm of the 2018 Hurricane season has officially formed in the Caribbean. The National Hurricane Center made the announcement at 9 a.m. today. The storm is currently located in the northwestern Caribbean Sea. New updates on the storm will be made by the National Hurricane Center […]

NHC Monitoring Invest 90L To See If It Becomes Season’s First Named Storm … In May!

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] MIAMI — The disturbance in the northwest Caribbean- called Invest 90L – is becoming better organized, and the models are now indicating that there is a good chance of it strengthening into a named storm. The name would Alberto. The center of the system is still expected to track toward the northern […]

MONTH EARLY? Hurricane Season Just Can’t Wait With Tropical System Set To Form This Weekend

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SAN JUAN — We’re still almost a month away from the start of the Atlantic hurricane season, so why are we already looking at tropical weather warnings? A weak low pressure center forecast to develop near Cuba could prove interesting this weekend as it swirls westward into the Caribbean Sea. […]

We’ll Never Have Another Hurricane Irma Or Hurricane Maria Again … At Least Not The Name

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SAN JUAN — Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate. These four hurricanes brought death and destruction to parts of the United States and the Caribbean last year. Those names will no longer be used for future hurricanes. An international committee of the World Meteorological Organization officially retired these names. Usually, a […]

Hurricane Hunters Gear Up For Another Season Touring Mexico, Panama and Puerto Rico

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SAN JUAN — National Hurricane Center Director Ken Graham and several U.S. hurricane specialists are making a tour to local airports in Mexico and the Caribbean to visit with residents of vulnerable communities and discuss hurricane preparedness, resilience, and how they can become “weather-ready.” They’ll conduct tours of the Air Force Reserve […]

National Hurricane Center Releases List of 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Names

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] MIAMI – The National Hurricane Center has released the list of all 21 names being used for this year’s tropical storms in the Atlantic. The alphabetical list of names for 2018 is: Alberto Beryl Chris Debby Ernesto Florence Gordon Helene Isaac Joyce Kirk Leslie Michael Nadine Oscar Patty Rafael Sara […]

Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico Faces Brief Torrential Rain Showers As Invest 92L Tries To Develop To The North

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — Regardless of whether the Atlantic Basin’s next tropical depression forms in the coming days, downpours will stream across the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico still enduring the long road to recovery after hurricanes Irma and Maria. A tropical system tracking from north of two territories to south of Bermuda has a […]

LAST THING WE NEED: A ‘Weak Disturbance’ Invest 92L Has Formed East Of The Virgin Islands And Puerto Rico

INVEST 92L: 2017 VIRGIN ISLANDS FREE PRESS STORM TRACKER CHRISTIANSTED — The last thing the Virgin Islands needs now is more bad weather. But there is a weak tropical disturbance in the Atlantic, just east of the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico — it has been dubbed Invest 92L. It was 154 miles east of […]