Tropics

Expired: Tornado Watch Issued for Dare, Hyde, Tyrrell, and Washington Counties Until 9:00 PM

Written by on October 11, 2018 in Severe Weather, Tropics
Expired: Tornado Watch Issued for Dare, Hyde, Tyrrell, and Washington Counties Until 9:00 PM

WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION FOR WATCH 409 NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC 544 PM EDT THU OCT 11 2018 NCC055-095-177-187-120100- /O.CON.KMHX.TO.A.0409.000000T0000Z-181012T0100Z/ TORNADO WATCH 409 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN NORTH CAROLINA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 4 COUNTIES IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA DARE HYDE TYRRELL WASHINGTON THIS INCLUDES THE […]

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Hurricane Michael Makes Landfall; Heads Northeast

Written by on October 10, 2018 in Tropics
Hurricane Michael Makes Landfall; Heads Northeast

Hurricane Michael made landfall earlier today near Mexico Beach, FL with estimated maximum wind speed at landfall around 155 mph. As I made note in my other post, some of the recorded wind speeds that have been able to be reported showed wind gusts reaching as much as 129 mph. There was another report of […]

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Expired: Tropical Storm Warnings Issued Until Further Notice

Written by on October 10, 2018 in Tropics
Expired: Tropical Storm Warnings Issued Until Further Notice

Michael Local Watch/Warning Statement/Advisory Number 16 National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC AL142018 1131 AM EDT Wed Oct 10 2018 NCZ079-102345- /O.NEW.KMHX.TR.W.1014.181010T1531Z-000000T0000Z/ /O.UPG.KMHX.TR.A.1014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ Greene- 1131 AM EDT Wed Oct 10 2018 …TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT… A Tropical Storm Warning means tropical storm-force winds are expected somewhere within this area within the next 36 hours […]

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Hurricane Michael Strengthens to Major Hurricane

Written by on October 9, 2018 in Tropics
Hurricane Michael Strengthens to Major Hurricane

Update as of Wednesday morning:   As of early Wednesday morning, Hurricane Michael has strengthened to a very dangerous category 4 hurricane off the Gulf Coast of Florida. Michael is expected to maintain category 4 strength (or even strengthen some more) up until landfall later today. Rainbands are already moving inland over the Florida Panhandle […]

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Cancelled: Tropical Storm Watches for All of ENC Until Friday Morning

Written by on October 9, 2018 in Tropics
Cancelled: Tropical Storm Watches for All of ENC Until Friday Morning

URGENT – MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC 515 PM EDT Tue Oct 9 2018 …HURRICANE MICHAEL WILL IMPACT THE EASTERN NC COASTAL WATERS THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING… .Hurricane Michael will cross interior portions of Eastern NC late Thursday through Friday morning. Winds will begin southerly, then shift southwesterly and increase 40 […]

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