No More TD One
Well, the 2009 season's 1st tropical depression is finally over, as last afternoon it became extratropical and it's not a concern anymore. meanwhile, a low pressure system formed in the Eastern Pacific a little away from the Mexico coast, but this system still has a low chance (under 30%) of becoming a tropical cyclone over the next 24-48 hours.
Tropical Depression One
Tropical Depression One forms off the Northeastern US coast and is expected to become Tropical Storm Ana as it pulls away from the US coast. winds are now near 35 mph with the storm and is heading ENE at 17 mph. no major impacts are likely along the US coast. elsewhere, no tropical activity to be concerned about in the Atlantic nor Pacific basin.
A better chance of system becoming Tropical Depression One
the tropical system that has been washing Florida since Monday is right now headed for the Missisipi coast and may become a tropical depression before making landfall in the Missisipi coast. now it's not very likely, but pretty high chance (50%) and is worth keeping an eye on. a tropical disturbance in the East Pacific is struggling to develop.
Tropical Update 2009: Low pressure system to emerge into G.O.M
The low pressure system that has been washing Florida with heavy rains and strong winds will not be washing Florida much longer as it is expected to emerge into Gulf Of Mexico and possibly affect Louisiana. the system is getting a little more organized, but a chance of this becoming Ana? well, may not be likely since the system should target Louisiana coast next and weaken after a while. elsewhere, a tropical disturbance off the coast of Mexico is getting more organized in the Eastern Pacific. we'll see who gets the worst and if who gets impacts will see a tropical cyclone near them. elsewhere, no activity in the Atlantic nor Pacific basin.
Tropical Update 2009: Severe T-Storm Warnings For Florida, Low Pressure System Alert
Severe thunderstorm warnings are put up for the S.E Florida coast due to the tropical disturbance that has been causing severe weather over Florida. also, a low pressure system has formed in the Eastern Pacific off the coast of Mexico and has a low chance that it may become a tropical cyclone over the next 48 hours. and although this system is disorganized and very weak, this is an area to track, especially for the folks in Mexico. otherwise, not much tropical activity occuring in Atlantic nor Pacific basins.
Updated: 11:40 AM GMT on May 21, 2009
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Tropical Update 2009: Tropical System Lashing Florida With Heavy Rain
The tropical system we've been tracking over the past few days is currently affecting Florida with heavy rains and gusty winds. now, this is a good thing for most of us Floridians because we just experienced an awful drought and the drought seems to come to an end. let's get to the winds now, not too strong but still gusty in parts. 25 to 30 mph gusts, maybe more in the currently affected area. now if this system emerges into Gulf Of Mexico, we may see it become a subtropical storm, but if not, it will weaken and we will see this system come to an end too. otherwise not much activity in the Atlantic or Pacific basin.
Updated: 4:50 PM GMT on May 19, 2009
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a new tropical update 2009
For this 2009 hurricane season, I will create a daily blog called "Tropical Update 2009", here you will find information from weak disturbances to catastrophic hurricanes. if still here, next year's hurricane season I may redo the blog as "tropical update 2010".
Tropical Update 2009: Tropical System To Impact Florida?
The tropical disturbance we've been tracking may hit Florida by tomorrow. my area is supposed to get thundershowers, some heavy with possible windy conditions. same for most of Florida. the impacts may start late tonight. this system has a very slim chance of becoming a subtropical storm, however the chance of this may increase if it crosses Florida, doesn't weaken much and enter
the Gulf Of Mexico. otherwise, not much activity to discuss.