Situation Map
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SystemTimePositionMovement (kts)Winds (kts)Pressure (mb)
GUILLERMO012100Z13.8N 140.1WWNW 1290970
SOUDELOR011800Z14.2N 149.8EW 1050985
Hurricane GUILLERMO Tropical Storm SOUDELOR Situation Map

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

Global Tropics Hazards and Benefits Outlook
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NHC Forecast Track (Hurricane GUILLERMO)
Hurricane GUILLERMO Forecast Track (National Hurricane Center)
Hurricane GUILLERMO Storm-Centered Infrared
Hurricane GUILLERMO Storm-Centered Infrared (Aviation Color Enhancement)
Hurricane GUILLERMO Storm-Centered Visible

NHC Eastern Pacific Wallet 4 - No current storm

Sun, 02 Aug 2015 11:35:54 GMT

No current storm in NHC Eastern Pacific Wallet 4

No current storm in NHC EP4 as of Sun, 02 Aug 2015 11:35:54 GMT

SpaghettiHurricane GUILLERMO Spaghetti (UWM)

Satellite Imagery

Satellite Animations

Tropical Storm SOUDELOR Forecast Graphic
Tropical Storm SOUDELOR Forecast Track (Joint Typhoon Warning Center)
Tropical Storm SOUDELOR Storm-Centered Infrared
Tropical Storm SOUDELOR Storm-Centered Enhanced Infrared
Tropical Storm SOUDELOR Storm-Centered Visible
Tropical Storm SOUDELOR Warning Text (JTWC)
Tropical Storm SOUDELOR Prognostic Reasoning (JTWC)
Tropical Storm SOUDELOR JMV 3.0 Data (JTWC)

Radar

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Satellite Animations