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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

Potential Tropical Cyclone 03 – 2017 Hurricane Season

Potential Tropical Cyclone (PTC) 03L

PTC 3 Projected Path with Watches and Warnings

Northern Gulf Coast Radar Loop

Radar Still Image

Close-up of Watches and Warnings

Most Likely Arrival Time of Tropical-Storm-Force Winds

Most Reasonable Arrival Time of Tropical-Storm-Force Winds

PTC 03L Floaters (View All 03L Floaters HERE.) […]

2017 Hurricane Season Forecasts

2017 Hurricane Forecasts

Hurricane Season starts early…

For the third consecutive year in a row, activity began early, with the formation of Tropical Storm Arlene on April 19, nearly a month and a half before the official start of the season which begins on June 1st. It is only the second named storm on record to exist […]

5 Major Changes In 2017 Coming to Hurricane Season Forecasts

5 major changes and improvements coming to the 2017 Hurricane Season Forecasts

As the 2017 Hurricane Season approaches the NHC has announced 5 major changes coming in 2017, with some of the improvements having been in the works for decades!

1.) The Issuing Of Watches, Warnings and Advisories Before Storms Even Form.

The NHC will issue advisories for systems that have yet to develop but pose […]

Tropical Storm Danielle 2016 Hurricane Season

TD Danielle LHC Page

Danielle Advisories / Discussion Danielle past advisories, discussions and graphics archive

Tropical Storm Danielle Projected Path with Watches and Warnings

Danielle Floaters (View All Danielle Floaters HERE.)

Danielle Radar Loops

Danielle Tropical Storm Wind Speed Probability

Danielle Hurricane Force Wind Speed Probability

Danielle […]

2016 Hurricane Season Outlook from Louisiana Hurricane Center

60W Hurricane Season Outlook

Today June 1st marks the “OFFICIAL” start of the 2016 Hurricane Season and we already have had named 2 storms! Hurricane Alex formed in January and Tropical Storm Bonnie just made landfall recently in South Carolina.

Louisiana Hurricane Center’s Thoughts on this season With all of the data and forecasts I have gone over […]

Tropical Storm Ana 2015 Archive

Tropical Storm Ana historical Information: On May 3, the National Hurricane Center began highlighting the expected formation of a non-tropical area of low pressure north of the Bahamas. Early on May 6, a weak surface low was associated with a broad upper trough as disorganized shower and thunderstorm activity extended across Florida, The […]

Early start to the 2015 Hurricane Season?

Good afternoon… hope everyone is having a great weekend! We are now less than a month away from the official start of the 2015 Hurricane Season and it seems their is a chance we might get started a little early. All major models are showing a possible weak area of low pressure forming […]

Hurricane Season 2014 Review – The Below Average Season Is OVER!

November 30th was the official end of the 2014 Hurricane Season!! This season as predicted by most was a very slow below average season marking another year without a major hurricane hitting the United States. It has now been a record breaking nine years since a major Hurricane (Cat 3 or higher) has […]

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 […]

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Wind Shear

Favorable Conditions for Development


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24 Hour Forecast 24 Hour Favorable Conditions for Tropical Development Forecast

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72 Hour Forecast 72 Hour Favorable Conditions for Tropical Development Forecast

Oceanic Heat Content


Wind Shear

Tropical Cyclone Heat Potential


Tropical Cyclone Heat Potential

Current Wind Shear


Wind Shear

Wind Shear

Wind Shear

Tropical Cyclone Intensification Potential


Wind Shear

Shear Tendency Past 24 Hours


Wind Shear

Future Shear Forecasts


24 hour Future Wind Shear

48 hour Future Wind Shear

72 hour Future Wind Shear

Current Wind Direction

Current Sea Surface Tempatures


Sea Surface Temps

Sea Surface Temps Anomaly

ASCAT Data (Ascending/Descending)


Ascending ASCAT

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Future Surface Analysis Forecasts


24 Hour NHC Forecast 24 Hour NHC Surface Analysis Forecast

48 Hour NHC Forecast 48 Hour NHC Surface Analysis Forecast

72 Hour NHC Forecast 72 Hour NHC Surface Analysis Forecast