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Tropical Storm Josephine forms, shatters another Atlantic hurricane season record

AccuWeather: Tropical Storm Josephine developed over the Atlantic Ocean on Thursday and is forecast to produce gusty winds and downpours in parts of the Leeward Islands this weekend before it runs into some more weather hurdles. A disturbance spinning over...

Tropical Depression 11 forms in Atlantic and it could shatter another record

AccuWeather: A disturbance spinning over the middle of the Atlantic organized enough to be named Tropical Depression 11 at 5 p.m. EDT Tuesday, according to the National Hurricane Center. AccuWeather meteorologists expect it to go on to strengthen into a...

Forecasters watching Atlantic for tropical activity

A tropical wave in the central tropical Atlantic has changed little in organization Monday. Environmental conditions are forecast to be conducive for development over the next couple of days, as the disturbance moves toward the Lesser Antilles. However, by this...

Conditions are ripe for a major Atlantic hurricane in 2020

National Geographic: Emergency responders in the United States are already stretched thin by a pandemic and western wildfires, and states along the Atlantic coast and the Gulf of Mexico have yet to see the worst of what’s predicted to...

Tropical Storm Isaias Forms While New Tropical Wave Moves West

At 5 a.m. today, the centre of Tropical Storm Isaias was located near latitude 17.2 North, longitude 67.9 West, or about 100 miles or 165 kilometres west southwest of Ponce, Puerto Rico. Isaias is moving toward the northwest near 21...

Tropical Storm Isaias Likely To Form In Atlantic

An area of disturbed weather out over the Atlantic Ocean may add yet another record to a busy 2020 hurricane season. The U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami said Monday that showers associated with a broad area of low...

Tropical Storm Warning Discontinued For Saint Lucia

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED FOR SAINT LUCIA At 5:00 pm today the centre of Tropical Storm Gonzalo was located by an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter Aircraft near latitude 10.0 degrees north, longitude 55.6 degrees west...

Gonzalo Updates

NHC Tropical Storm Gonzalo Advisory # 13A 800 PM Friday July 24, 2020 GONZALO CONTINUES WESTWARD. FORECAST TO BRING GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY RAIN TO PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHERN WINDWARD ISLANDS BEGINNING SATURDAY SUMMARY OF 800 PM AST...0000 UTC...INFORMATION LOCATION...10.0N 56.3W ABOUT 340 MI...550...

Advisory #3 Tropical Storm Gonzalo

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SAINT LUCIA At 11:00 am today the centre of Tropical Storm Gonzalo was located near latitude 10.0 degrees north, longitude 54.2 degrees west or about 430 miles or 800 kilometres east southeast...

Barbados Under Hurricane Watch

The most active part of the hurricane season is still weeks away, but experts' predictions for a busy season appear to be holding true, with the National Hurricane Center now monitoring two systems. Tropical Storm Gonzalo, which formed Wednesday, is...

Tropical Storm Gonzalo Update

AccuWeather: Interests in the Windward Islands and along the northern coast of South America should monitor the progress of Gonzalo. If the system holds together, an uptick in showers and thunderstorms would occur in the Windwards beginning Friday night...

Gonzalo Expected to Become a Hurricane by Thursday

USA Today: Tropical Storm Gonzalo formed Wednesday morning in the Atlantic Ocean, the National Hurricane Center said. It's the earliest "G" storm in any Atlantic hurricane season on record. The storm is expected to become a hurricane Thursday, with winds of...

Tropical Wave Affecting Islands Losing Steam

A tropical wave over the Lesser Antilles that had a ten percent chance of further development is losing steam, the Saint Lucia Meteorological Services says. But the system is still producing cloudiness and showers. However a Met Office official told St...

Large Sahara dust cloud moving 5,000 miles towards Caribbean

AccuWeather: Crimson sunrises and sunsets will paint the Caribbean this week from dust. An "abnormally large dust cloud" from the Sahara is making about a 5,000-mile trek across the Atlantic, heralding the chance of red sunrises and sunsets across the...

Minister Says Majority Of Farmers ‘Not Relying’ On WASCO Water

Agriculture Minister Ezechiel Joseph says an investigation has revealed that the 'large majority' of Saint Lucian farmers are not relying on water from the Water and Sewerage Company Inc (WASCO). Saint Lucia is currently in the midst of a water...

Caribbean Braces For Active Hurricane Season Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS (CMC) — The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season began yesterday with above-normal predictions, while the Caribbean yet deals with the effects of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) that has killed 372,000 and infected another 6.5 million worldwide. “The COVID-19 pandemic,...

Saint Lucians Warned To Brace For More Active Hurricane Season

Press Release:- Officials from the Saint Lucia Meteorological Services and the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) recently appeared on the National Television Network (NTN) where they disclosed that the hurricane season is forecast to be more active with more intense...

Hurricane Season Starts With What Could Become Next Named Storm

Fox 35 News:-  As the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season officially began on Monday, an area in the Atlantic is developing into what could be our next named storm. FOX 35 meteorologist Kristin Giannas is tracking an area in the tropics for possible...

Tropical Storm Arthur Forms In The Atlantic

CNN:- Two weeks before the official start to Atlantic hurricane season, Tropical Storm Arthur has become the first named storm of the year. Two US Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft are scheduled to investigate this system on Sunday to...

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