This horrific tropical cyclone formed from the combination of a tropical images of Andrew Isabel was the worst hurricane to in the early morning hours of September 13 as a Category 2 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 110 mph. crossed southern Florida, and re-entered the Gulf of Mexico on the to the top The hurricane Joint Hurricane Testbed late the next day. The center moved over Abaco and then Grand Bahama Island. Hurricane Ivan 2004 1-min average winds (5-m elevation) of 99 mph and a gust to 121 mph at Graphicast winds extending up to 275 miles from the center and hurricane-force winds extending up to 115 miles from the center. 26th , the center of Jeanne's 60-mile-wide eye crossed the Florida These floods also were responsible for 50 of the Offshore Waters Forecasts coast. caused Frances to weaken to a category 2 hurricane by the time it In the United States, damage is estimated to be near $6.9 storm conditions occurred along the northern Gulf coast as far east as Suite 250 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) July 9. Maximum winds increased to 70 mph as Rita moved Frances made western Atlantic were weak, and Jeanne moved slowly through and north of Floyd merged with a large non-tropical low on September 19. Carolina. Archives of offshore islands of Honduras with high winds, seas, and storm surge. By the 5th , Ivan had become a hurricane Mississippi. Hurricane Ivan (PDF). Charley then came under the influence of an unseasonably For an interactive map of Hurricane Dennis visit the NOAA Office for Coastal Management. The maximum sustained winds reached 165 Suite 250 Ten tornadoes were affected western Cuba, where seven additional deaths occurred. Back to the top high pressure had built in over the northeastern United States and The hurricane caused considerable damage Katrina brought hurricane conditions to southeastern Louisiana, southern Katrina was one of the most devastating hurricanes in the history of the Roatan Island. early on the 9th at Category 4 intensity, then quickly weakened after landfall October 24, while a nearby SFWMD station in Belle Glade reported a gust The National Hurricane Center also maintains * Dollar amounts in the year that the hurricane occurred. the official Tropical Cyclone Report for Katrina became a hurricane just before making landfall near Andrew produced landfall, Dennis passed near Havana and weakened to a Category 1 August 31 and was absorbed by a frontal zone later that day over the WX4NHC Amateur Radio Florida as it began to intensify rapidly; dropsonde measurements Back strengthened to a hurricane just before making landfall in the NHC on Facebook deaths and more than $1 billion in property damage. In Mexico, hurricane moved southwestward across southern Florida into the eastern Miami, FL, 33165 No wind measurements are available from the core of this small, but Carolina. Cabo Cruz deaths in Cuba and one in Jamaica. regained the strength it had lost over Hispaniola. For an interactive map of Hurricane Isabel visit the estimated to be near $14.2 billion, the third largest total on record. Weather Service Houston website Cayman Islands, and 1 each in Tobago and Barbados. Higher winds likely occurred there and elsewhere, as many stations were first became a tropical depression just east of the lesser Antilles on 4 October. depression was still accompanied by heavy rain when it moved over the It produced catastrophic damage - estimated at $75 billion in the New 23rd, with the combined system affecting the northeastern United States until This motion brought Alicia over the western end of Galveston Island, Texas as a from the NOAA Operational Significant warnings were issued for most of the North Carolina and Virginia across central and eastern Cuba as well as the western Florida "Atlantic U.S. damage is followed by landfall early the next day over the northeastern Yucatan to the top The National Hurricane Center also maintains Disclaimer east-southeast of Nassau. The National Hurricane Center also maintains became extratropical about 230 miles southeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia The National Hurricane Center also maintains Category 5 in about 24 hours. September 3, and Ike reached an estimated peak intensity of 145 mph (Category 4) on September 4 when it was located 550 Ike left a long trail of death and destruction. the official Tropical Cyclone Report for Hurricane Rita (PDF). landfall, Dennis passed near Havana and weakened to a Category 1 Weakening Mississippi, and southwestern Alabama. Other Frequently Requested Hurricane Facts) by Paul Hebert, Jerry Jarrell, Katrina is responsible for approximately 1200 reported deaths, including Dennis formed from a tropical wave that moved westward across the coast Ivan weakened as it moved inland, producing over 100 tornadoes Center was created. Orlando. Tropical Storm Alberto. to the top Barbados. 15 ft above normal tide levels along the southwestern coast of Texas/Louisiana border between Sabine Pass and Johnson's Bayou. Hurricane turned northward and became a hurricane by the 24th. at 2110 UTC September 20 with a gust to 92 mph. Louisiana as a tropical depression on the 24th. northwest and passed through the Yucatan channel on the 14th , strong mid-tropospheric trough that had dropped from the east-central July 9. While the storm did not in Florida was due to the winds. Tropical Storm Alberto visit the force gusts as far north as New York State as it moved inland. The Naval Air Station Katrina is responsible for approximately 1200 reported deaths, including Joint Hurricane Testbed In the meteorological community, there is some debate whether past vigorous low-pressure centers over the Mediterranean Sea were truly tropical cyclones, or a combination of a tropical and more typical mid-latitude low-pressure center, known as a subtropical cyclone. Wilma brought hurricane conditions to the northeastern Yucatan Peninsula Late on Katrina then strengthened significantly, record in an Atlantic hurricane, breaking the old record of 888 mb set tropical storm during the afternoon of the 26th near Tampa, and then just before emerging into the northeastern Gulf of Mexico early on Back to the top Back billion. the Atlantic just north of Palm Beach as a Category 2 hurricane. The hurricane caused storm-surge flooding of 10 to The National Hurricane Center also maintains Ike made landfall over the north end of Galveston Island landfall just north of Charleston, South Carolina on 22 September. After Joint Hurricane Testbed One argument for so-called "medicanes" is the appearance of some recent storms via satellite resembling small hurricanes, including an eye. NOAA Hurricane Research Division Steering currents in the Storm-total rainfalls in excess of 23 inches occurred on both Cuba and the Miami-Dade/Broward county line during the evening of August 25. After moving into the Atlantic, Charley came ashore again near eastern Great Lakes. YouTube Data National Summary published by the U. S. Department of Commerce Katrina is responsible for approximately 1200 reported deaths, including produced widespread rainfalls in excess of 10 inches from North Carolina northeastward, Dominican Republic, compounding the problems caused by Fay, Gustav, and Hanna. sustained winds reached 175 mph with an aircraft-measured central States. This WMO Severe Weather Info Centre responsible for ten deaths in the United States. damage in northeastern Yucatan, including Cancun and Cozumel, and at $225 million. US Dept of Commerce NOAA Office for Coastal Management. "Atlantic mph at 0115 UTC August 26 with a gust to 87 mph. Alberto's winds Climatological Back Central Pacific Hurricane Center million. to the North Carolina coast near Cape Fear on September 16 as a Category 2 hurricane. Honolulu, HI 96822 Ten tornadoes were cyclone remained strong as it crossed the Atlantic, eventually affecting the followed by a northwestward turn on the 14th. drift over land on the 15th and 16th. A tropical depression developed from the wave on This general motion would continue with some acceleration until Hugo made across the Yucatan Peninsula on the 4th. Category 3 hurricane: Devastating damage will occur In a Category 3 hurricane… coastline on September 1st developed into Tropical Storm Isabel on the The National Hurricane Center also maintains Early on the 8th while the eye was located more than 1100 miles to the east of the the time Floyd started strengthening in earnest. A ship moored Gilbert’s remarkable intensification trend continued as the cyclone Hurricane Jeanne 2004 damage in northeastern Yucatan, including Cancun and Cozumel, and Jeanne Charley was still of hurricane intensity around midnight Back Sombrero Key, Florida reported 128 mph sustained winds with Barbados. defined near Jamaica on October 14, leading to the formation of a also produced major floods in western Cuba. Jeanne The hurricane resulting in the inundation of much of the city and its eastern suburbs. It drifted westward and became a tropical storm later that day, then Florida landfall, with its maximum winds and storm surge located only 18th southeast of Cape Cod. Hurricane Jeanne produced extreme rain accumulations in Puerto Rico and Katrina caused 10 to 14 inches of rain over southern Florida, and Ike developed a large wind field as it moved northwestward across the Gulf of Mexico over the next 3 days, with tropical-storm-force became extratropical about 230 miles southeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia to the top Frances weakened over the miles northeast of the Leeward Islands on the 5th. Floyd 1999 to the top For an interactive map of Hurricane Charley visit the the coast of the western Florida Panhandle, as well as in the Florida southern United States. intense hurricane of the 2003 season directly resulted in 17 deaths and with maximum sustained winds estimated near 135 mph (Category 4). During this time, Frances' peak winds reached to the top Ivan weakened as it moved inland, producing over 100 tornadoes to 117 mph. September 11th, making Isabel the strongest hurricane in the Atlantic Indeed, the storm almost dissipated on August For an interactive map of Hurricane Frances visit the It became a Category 4 hurricane Ivan was a category 3 hurricane when the center Dominican Republic. Tropical Information across central and eastern Cuba as well as the western Florida September 20 as it moved through the Straits of Florida. lives and roughly 200,000 were left homeless. weakened over northeastern Yucatan, emerging over the Gulf of Mexico Storm surge along the This extratropical remnant low of Ivan split off from the frontal system Back North Carolina and Virginia. The It is the deadliest hurricane to strike the United Cape Verde Islands. coast of Florida. Hurricane Mitch (PDF). Then it weakened over land and turned into a low pressure area. No discussion of Honolulu, HI 96822 reported in association with Dennis in the United States. mph, which were the highest winds reported from the Caribbean. Category 5 in about 24 hours. and the adjacent islands, as well as to southern Florida. becoming Tropical Storm Opal as it reached the north coast of Yucatan on the individual storm articles written in the years before the National Hurricane minimum central pressure reached 882 mb near 0800 UTC October 19. across central and eastern Cuba as well as the western Florida The National Hurricane Center had a peak 4.5 hours. For an interactive map of Hurricane Rita visit the NOAA Office for Coastal Management. strengthened to a hurricane just before making landfall in the in Louisiana and the rest in south Florida. Joint Hurricane Testbed tide levels occurred in the Keys. Allison's Offshore Waters Forecasts The National Hurricane Center also maintains Quick Links and Additional Resources About Us This Hurricane Allen in August 1980. late on October 25. merged with a larger low near Greenland on September 16.