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SystemTimePositionMovement (kts)Winds (kts)Pressure (mb)
MATMO221800Z23.4N 121.0ENW 1380963
02L222100Z12.9N 49.6WW 16301012
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What is a Hurricane?

A hurricane (or typhoon, or severe tropical cyclone), the strongest storm on Earth, is a cyclonic (rotary) storm that derives its energy from cloud formation and rainfall, unlike frontal cyclones that derive their power from a temperature gradient. Full Article

Saffir-Simpson Scale

Category 1 – 74-95 mph (64-82 knots; 119-153 km/hr). Damage is limited to foliage, signage, unanchored boats and mobile homes. There is no significant damage to buildings. The main threat to life and property may be flooding from heavy rains.

Category 2 – 96-110 mph (83-95 knots; 154-177 km/hr). Roof damage to buildings. Doors and windows damaged. Mobile homes severely damaged. Piers damaged by storm surge. Some trees blown down, more extensive limb damage. Full Article

Tropical Cyclone Formation

Tropical Cyclone Genesis is the technical term for the process of storm formation that leads ultimately to what are called hurricanes, typhoons, or tropical cyclones in various parts of the world.

This occurs when, in the Northern Hemisphere, the Intertropical Convergence Zone, or ITCZ, shifts northward out of the doldrums and atmospheric conditions become favorable for tropical cyclone formation after about the middle of May. Full Article

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NHC Atlantic Wallet 2 - Tropical Depression TWO (AL022014)

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:15:33 GMT

Summary for Tropical Depression TWO (AT2/AL022014)

...FAST-MOVING DEPRESSION EXPECTED TO APPROACH THE LESSER ANTILLES TONIGHT... As of 5:00 AM AST Wed Jul 23 the center of TWO was located near 13.9, -53.2 with movement WNW at 20 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1012 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

Tropical Depression TWO Public Advisory Number 7

...FAST-MOVING DEPRESSION EXPECTED TO APPROACH THE LESSER ANTILLES TONIGHT...
Location: 13.9°N 53.2°W
Max sustained: 35 mph
Moving: WNW at 20 mph
Min pressure: 1012 mb

Issued at 500 AM AST WED JUL 23 2014

Tropical Depression TWO Aviso Publico Number 7

Issued at 500 AM AST MIERCOLES 23 DE JULIO DE 2014

Tropical Depression TWO Forecast Advisory Number 7

Issued at 0900 UTC WED JUL 23 2014

Tropical Depression TWO Forecast Discussion Number 7

Issued at 500 AM AST WED JUL 23 2014

Tropical Depression TWO Wind Speed Probabilities Number 7

Issued at 0900 UTC WED JUL 23 2014

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Tropical Depression TWO 5-Day Uncertainty Track Image
5-Day Uncertainty Track last updated Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:35:50 GMT

Tropical Depression TWO 34-Knot Wind Speed Probabilities
Wind Speed Probabilities last updated Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:04:44 GMT

Tropical Depression TWO 5-Day Track, Uncertainty Cone, Warnings (.shp)

GIS Data last updated Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:34:55 GMT

Tropical Depression TWO Best Track Information (.shp)

GIS Data last updated Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:33:37 GMT

Tropical Depression TWO Best Track Information (.kmz)

GIS Data last updated Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:33:38 GMT

Tropical Depression TWO Information by ATCF XML Prototype

Issued at Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:34:14 GMT. This is only a prototype and the file format may change without notice.

SpaghettiTropical Depression 02L Spaghetti (UWM)

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