Days Left Hurricane Season 2017
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Active Storms: None.
Active Investigations: None.
Areas of Interest: None.

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Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale
Category Wind Speed Storm Surge
  mph ft
5 ≥157 >18
4 130–156 13–18
3 111–129 9–12
2 96–110 6–8
1 74–95 4–5
Additional Classifications
Tropical Storm 39–73 0–3
Tropical Depression 0–38 0
The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale is a classification used for most Western Hemisphere tropical cyclones that exceed the intensities of "tropical depressions" and "tropical storms", and thereby become hurricanes. Source: Intellicast

Beaufort Wind Scale

Number Of Storms Per 100 Yrs

Atlantic Basin Storm Count Since 1850


Atlantic Basin Storm Count Since 1850

Typical Tropical Cyclone Origins and Track By Month



June Hurricane Climatology

July Hurricane Climatology

August Hurricane Climatology

September Hurricane Climatology

October Hurricane Climatology

November Hurricane Climatology

Hurricane Strike Percentages


[Map of return period in years for hurricanes passing within 50 nautical miles] Estimated return period in years for hurricanes passing within 50 nautical miles of various locations on the U.S. Coast


[Map of return period in years for major hurricanes passing within 50 nautical miles] Estimated return period in years for major hurricanes passing within 50 nautical miles of various locations on the U.S. Coast


CONUS Hurricane Strikes

 
[Map of 1950-2011 CONUS Hurricane Strikes] 1950-2011 CONUS Hurricane Strikes (Courtesy of NCDC)

Lookup Historic Hurricane Tracks



Hurricane Katrina Track 2005

5 New Pages Added To The Site: Wind Shear, SSTs, SAL, MJO and Precip Forecasts!

***Website Update – 5 New Pages Added*** Although you can find many of these maps/images on the main page of TrackTheTropics.com I went ahead and added dedicated pages for more detailed information and larger images on Wind Shear, SSTs, SAL, MJO Forecasts and Precip Forecasts. The 5 new page additions are listed below…

Atlantic Wind Shear Maps

Sea Surface Temperatures

Saharan Air Layer (SAL) Tracking

MJO Model Forecasts

Precipitation Totals Forecasts

These page links have been added to the Main Menu on the left sidebar. As always I work hard on making LHC and TrackTheTropics.com the best sources for staying informed, alert and prepared during Hurricane Season!

–Chad #LHC #HurricaneSeason #TrackTheTropics #Tropics #WebsiteUpdate

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