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Category Archives: 10-Day Outlook

Future development in the Gulf is one to watch for possible U.S. impact

By on September 18th, 2013

The southern Gulf of Mexico and western Caribbean have already birthed several tropical systems this season, and we may have have another one by Friday.  Invest 95L, an area of low pressure over the Yucatan Peninsula, has a “high chance” … Continue reading

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[8/20] 10-Day Tropical Outlook: Quiet again, but season’s peak still weeks away

By on August 20th, 2013

Five named storms are in the books, but none of them have packed much of a punch or reached hurricane strength.  While the season has been more active than normal so far, the persistent presence of dry air and strong … Continue reading

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[8/9] 10-Day Tropical Outlook for Florida: Quiet now, but watching waves next week.

By on August 9th, 2013

Once the dust settles, the Tropical Atlantic will need to be watched closely.  The African dust storm we were tracking a week ago sent a large area of dry air and dust into the central Atlantic in late July, cooling … Continue reading

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WRUF Tropical Update: Calm now, but active season has only just begun

By on August 1st, 2013

Erin would be the fifth and next named storm in the Tropical Atlantic Basin, but is unlikely to form anytime soon.  Even though the beginning of August is commonly referred to as the point in the season when conditions become … Continue reading

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10-Day Tropical Outlook: Conditions unfavorable for development through the 28th

By on July 19th, 2013

The Tropical Atlantic Basin is quiet and expected to stay that way for the coming week, which is nothing unusual at this point in the season. Typically, only one storm forms during the month of July and Chantal may have … Continue reading

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10-Day Tropical Weather Outlook for Florida: Unsettled at times, but nothing significant

By on July 12th, 2013

  Tropical downpours will continue to soak most of the state for the next several days, but significant impact from a tropical storm or hurricane is not expected.  The remnant moisture from Tropical Storm Chantal will be to thank for … Continue reading

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(7/1) 10-Day Tropical Update for Florida: No storms, but plenty of tropical moisture

The second month of the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane season will start quiet, but clues of a more active pattern are starting to show up in the long range forecast models by early next week.  Even though upper winds continue to … Continue reading

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10-Day Tropical Outlook for Florida (6/21)

By on June 21st, 2013

The first two named storms of the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season are already in the book, but it may be several weeks before the next tropical cyclone of our projected “active” season forms.  Several meteorological factors will likely prevent the … Continue reading

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