UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI


Tropical Atlantic Headquarters

ATLANTIC BASIN VISIBLE
Atlantic VIS Image
ATLANTIC BASIN INFRARED
Atlantic IR Image
ATLANTIC BASIN WATER VAPOR
Atlantic WV Image
STORM TRACKS & FORECASTS
Storm Tracks Image
VISIBLE SECTOR
VIS Floater Image
GoM     US-EC     W-ATL     E-ATL
INFRARED SECTOR
IR Floater Image
GoM     US-EC     W-ATL     E-ATL


NEWS & UPDATES:

THE 2023 LIST OF ATLANTIC STORM NAMES (with dates of activity & peak intensity):
  • Arlene (1Jun-3Jun, 35kt, 998mb)
  • Bret (19Jun-24Jun, 60kt, 996mb)
  • Cindy (22Jun-26Jun, 50kt, 1001mb)
  • Don (14Jul-24Jul, 65kt, 988mb)
  • Emily (20Aug-21Aug, 45kt, 1001mb)
  • Franklin (20Aug-1Sep, 130kt, 926mb)
  • Gert (19Aug-4Sep, 50kt, 998mb)
  • Harold (21Aug-22Aug, 45kt, 998mb)
  • Idalia (26Aug-31Aug, 105kt, 944mb)
  • Jose (29Aug-1Sep, 50kt, 997mb)
  • Katia (1Sep-4Sep, 50kt, 998mb)
  • Lee (5Sep-16Sep, 145kt, 926mb)
  • Margot (7Sep-17Sep, 80kt, 970mb)
  • Nigel (15Sep-22Sep, 85kt, 971mb)
  • Ophelia (22Sep-23Sep, 60kt, 981mb)
  • Philippe (23Sep-6Oct, 45kt, 998mb)
  • Rina (28Sep-1Oct, 45kt, 999mb)
  • Sean (11Oct-15Oct, 40kt, 1004mb)
  • Tammy (18Oct-29Oct, 90kt, 965mb)
  • Vince
  • Whitney

TROPICAL ATLANTIC WEATHER RESOURCES:


THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON HURRICANE WIND SCALE:

Category
TD
TS
CAT1
CAT2
CAT3
CAT4
CAT5
Max Winds (kts (mph))
<35 (<40)
35-63 (40-73)
64-82 (74-95)
83-95 (96-110)
96-113 (111-130)
114-135 (131-155)
>135 (>155)
U.S. Landfall Examples
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Erin '07, Imelda '19
Florence '18, Barry '19
Ike '08, Sally '20
Ivan '04, Katrina '05
Ida '21, Ian '22
Andrew '92, Michael '18

ACRONYMS & COMMONLY USED ABBREVIATIONS:

umiami

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