Situation Map
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SystemTimePositionMovement (kts)Winds (kts)Pressure (mb)
KILO281500Z17.2N 170.6WW 0760990
ERIKA281500Z17.7N 69.4WWNW 16451008
IGNACIO281500Z14.1N 143.8WWNW 0980982
JIMENA281500Z12.4N 122.0WW 1080979
Tropical Storm KILO Tropical Storm ERIKA Hurricane IGNACIO Hurricane JIMENA 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 (Tropical Storm KILO)
Tropical Storm KILO Forecast Track (Central Pacific Hurricane Center)
Tropical Storm KILO Storm-Centered Infrared
Tropical Storm KILO Storm-Centered Enhanced Infrared
Tropical Storm KILO Storm-Centered Visible

CPHC Central Pacific Wallet 1 - Tropical Storm Kilo (CP1/CP032015)

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:05:03 GMT

Summary for Tropical Storm Kilo (CP1/CP032015)

...KILO CONTINUES MOVING WESTWARD AWAY FROM JOHNSTON ISLAND... As of 11:00 AM HST Fri Aug 28 the center of Kilo was located near 17.5N 171.7W with movement W at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 990 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

Tropical Storm Kilo Public Advisory Number 33

...KILO CONTINUES MOVING WESTWARD AWAY FROM JOHNSTON ISLAND...
Location: 17.5°N 171.7°W
Max sustained: 70 mph
Moving: W at 9 mph
Min pressure: 990 mb

Tropical Storm Kilo Forecast/Advisory Number 33

Issued at 2100 UTC FRI AUG 28 2015

Tropical Storm Kilo Discussion Number 33

Issued at 1100 AM HST FRI AUG 28 2015

Tropical Storm Kilo Wind speed probabilities Number 33

Issued at 2100 UTC FRI AUG 28 2015

Tropical Storm Kilo Graphics

Tropical Storm Kilo 5-Day Uncertainty Track Image
5-Day Uncertainty Track last updated Fri, 28 08 2015 20:40:37GMT

Tropical Storm Kilo 34-Knot Wind Speed Probabilities
Wind Speed Probabilities last updated Fri, 28 08 2015 21:14:44 GMT

Tropical Storm Kilo 5-day Track, Uncertainty Cone, Warnings (.shp)

GIS Data last updated Fri, 28 08 2015 20:41:58 GMT

SpaghettiTropical Storm KILO Spaghetti Models (UWM)

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NHC Forecast Track (Tropical Storm ERIKA)
Tropical Storm ERIKA Forecast Track (National Hurricane Center)
Tropical Storm ERIKA Storm-Centered Infrared
Tropical Storm ERIKA Storm-Centered Infrared (Aviation Color Enhancement)
Tropical Storm ERIKA Storm-Centered Visible

NHC Atlantic Wallet 5 - Tropical Storm ERIKA (AL052015)

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:03:22 GMT

Summary for Tropical Storm ERIKA (AT5/AL052015)

...ERIKA MOVING INTO THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC WITH HEAVY RAINS AND GUSTY WINDS... As of 5:00 PM EDT Fri Aug 28 the center of ERIKA was located near 17.9, -71.2 with movement W at 21 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1009 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

Tropical Storm ERIKA Public Advisory Number 16

...ERIKA MOVING INTO THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC WITH HEAVY RAINS AND GUSTY WINDS...
Location: 17.9°N 71.2°W
Max sustained: 50 mph
Moving: W at 21 mph
Min pressure: 1009 mb

Issued at 500 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

Tropical Storm ERIKA Aviso Publico Number 16

Issued at 500 PM EDT VIERNES 28 DE AGOSTO DE 2015

Tropical Storm ERIKA Forecast Advisory Number 16

Issued at 2100 UTC FRI AUG 28 2015

Tropical Storm ERIKA Forecast Discussion Number 16

Issued at 500 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

Tropical Storm ERIKA Wind Speed Probabilities Number 16

Issued at 2100 UTC FRI AUG 28 2015

Tropical Storm ERIKA Graphics

Tropical Storm ERIKA 5-Day Uncertainty Track Image
5-Day Uncertainty Track last updated Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:00:14 GMT

Tropical Storm ERIKA 34-Knot Wind Speed Probabilities
Wind Speed Probabilities last updated Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:06:50 GMT

Local Statement for Puerto Rico / V.I.

Issued at 244 PM AST FRI AUG 28 2015

Local Statement for Puerto Rico / V.I.

Issued at 0

Tropical Storm ERIKA 5-Day Track, Uncertainty Cone, Warnings (.shp)

GIS Data last updated Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:59:12 GMT

Tropical Storm ERIKA Best Track Information (.shp)

GIS Data last updated Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:54:14 GMT

Tropical Storm ERIKA Best Track Information (.kmz)

GIS Data last updated Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:54:16 GMT

Tropical Storm ERIKA Forecast Information (.shp)

GIS Data last updated Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:54:19 GMT

Tropical Storm ERIKA Information by ATCF XML Prototype

Issued at Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:54:18 GMT. This is only a prototype and the file format may change without notice.

SpaghettiTropical Storm ERIKA Spaghetti Models (SFWMD)
SpaghettiTropical Storm ERIKA Spaghetti Models (UWM)

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NHC Forecast Track (Hurricane IGNACIO)
Hurricane IGNACIO Forecast Track (Central Pacific Hurricane Center)
Hurricane IGNACIO Storm-Centered Infrared
Hurricane IGNACIO Storm-Centered Enhanced Infrared
Hurricane IGNACIO Storm-Centered Visible

CPHC Central Pacific Wallet 3 - Hurricane Ignacio (CP3/EP122015)

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:05:09 GMT

Summary for Hurricane Ignacio (CP3/EP122015)

...IGNACIO SLOWLY APPROACHING HAWAII FROM THE EAST-SOUTHEAST... As of 11:00 AM HST Fri Aug 28 the center of Ignacio was located near 14.6N 144.5W with movement NW at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 982 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 90 mph.

Hurricane Ignacio Public Advisory Number 16

...IGNACIO SLOWLY APPROACHING HAWAII FROM THE EAST-SOUTHEAST...
Location: 14.6°N 144.5°W
Max sustained: 90 mph
Moving: NW at 8 mph
Min pressure: 982 mb

Hurricane Ignacio Forecast/Advisory Number 16

Issued at 2100 UTC FRI AUG 28 2015

Hurricane Ignacio Discussion Number 16

Issued at 1100 AM HST FRI AUG 28 2015

Hurricane Ignacio Wind speed probabilities Number 16

Issued at 2100 UTC FRI AUG 28 2015

Hurricane Ignacio Graphics

Hurricane Ignacio 5-Day Uncertainty Track Image
5-Day Uncertainty Track last updated Fri, 28 08 2015 20:56:36GMT

Hurricane Ignacio 34-Knot Wind Speed Probabilities
Wind Speed Probabilities last updated Fri, 28 08 2015 21:27:17 GMT

Hurricane Ignacio 5-day Track, Uncertainty Cone, Warnings (.shp)

GIS Data last updated Fri, 28 08 2015 20:57:57 GMT

SpaghettiHurricane IGNACIO Spaghetti Models (UWM)

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NHC Forecast Track (Hurricane JIMENA)
Hurricane JIMENA Forecast Track (National Hurricane Center)
Hurricane JIMENA Storm-Centered Infrared
Hurricane JIMENA Storm-Centered Infrared (Aviation Color Enhancement)
Hurricane JIMENA Storm-Centered Visible

NHC Eastern Pacific Wallet 3 - Hurricane JIMENA (EP132015)

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:03:22 GMT

Summary for Hurricane JIMENA (EP3/EP132015)

...JIMENA NOW A CATEGORY 2 HURRICANE... As of 2:00 PM PDT Fri Aug 28 the center of JIMENA was located near 12.3, -123.1 with movement W at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 972 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 105 mph.

Hurricane JIMENA Public Advisory Number 9

...JIMENA NOW A CATEGORY 2 HURRICANE...
Location: 12.3°N 123.1°W
Max sustained: 105 mph
Moving: W at 12 mph
Min pressure: 972 mb

Issued at 200 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

Hurricane JIMENA Forecast Advisory Number 9

Issued at 2100 UTC FRI AUG 28 2015

Hurricane JIMENA Forecast Discussion Number 9

Issued at 200 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

Hurricane JIMENA Wind Speed Probabilities Number 9

Issued at 2100 UTC FRI AUG 28 2015

Hurricane JIMENA Graphics

Hurricane JIMENA 5-Day Uncertainty Track Image
5-Day Uncertainty Track last updated Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:32:30 GMT

Hurricane JIMENA 34-Knot Wind Speed Probabilities
Wind Speed Probabilities last updated Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:08:23 GMT

Hurricane JIMENA 5-Day Track, Uncertainty Cone, Warnings (.shp)

GIS Data last updated Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:31:30 GMT

Hurricane JIMENA Best Track Information (.shp)

GIS Data last updated Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:30:30 GMT

Hurricane JIMENA Best Track Information (.kmz)

GIS Data last updated Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:30:33 GMT

Hurricane JIMENA Forecast Information (.shp)

GIS Data last updated Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:30:35 GMT

Hurricane JIMENA Information by ATCF XML Prototype

Issued at Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:30:36 GMT. This is only a prototype and the file format may change without notice.

SpaghettiHurricane JIMENA Spaghetti Models (UWM)

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