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Per NHC as of 14-Sep-2019 8a EDT:

On the ATLANTIC side, NHC is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Humberto, centered just east of the Northwest Bahamas.

Elsewhere over the Atlantic basin on this Saturday morning, we are watching a fast-moving tropical wave located about 950 miles east of the Lesser Antilles. This system is producing limited shower activity, and significant development of this system is not anticipated during the next several days while it moves quickly westward.

There's an elongated area of disturbed weather is located about 650 miles southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands. Gradual development of this system is possible during the next several days, and a tropical depression could form early next week while it moves westward across the tropical Atlantic.

Another area of disturbed weather that was located midway between the Lesser Antilles and the Cabo Verde Islands has merged with the easternmost tropical wave mentioned above. Development of the original disturbance is no longer anticipated.

And, a large area of showers and thunderstorms over the eastern Gulf of Mexico is primarily associated with a upper-level low pressure area. Only slow development of this system is likely during the next couple of days. However, conditions could become more conducive for development early next week as the system moves over the western Gulf of Mexico.

On the PACIFIC side, Tropical Storm Kiko is several hundred miles SW of the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula.

Elsewhere over the eastern North Pacific Ocean on this Saturday morning, a weak area of low pressure is centered about 500 miles south-southwest of Acapulco, Mexico, producing disorganized showers and a few thunderstorms. Some gradual development of this system is possible, and a tropical depression could form by the middle of next week while it moves slowly westward or west-northwestward well offshore the southwestern coast of Mexico.

Another broad area of low pressure is located a few hundred miles south of the coast of Guatemala. This system is producing a more concentrated but also disorganized area of showers and thunderstorms. Environmental conditions are forecast to be conducive for development, and a tropical depression could form by the middle of next week while the system moves west-northwestward, near or parallel to the coast of Mexico.

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Find some updates about hurricane Dorian here

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I believe topic deserves merit but these are things that are much much bigger than us and deserve much more consideration and we'd give.

I've been following hurricanes, cyclones, earthquakes and tropical storms now with NOAAs help and I believe they aren't telling us the whole story. Every year for the past 10 years these anomalies are becoming more and more the norm and are getting worst every year, but no one seems to be paying any real attention to what's going on.

All this information is newsworthy yet none of it is ever on the news not until it's happening then it's oh grab your go bag are you prepared for it. Are you prepared for the planet to ice over are you prepared for the ozone layer to be depleted and cosmic rays incinerate the planet these are the discussions that should be had.

  1. The planets temperature has gone up by 2.3 degrees if I'm not mistaken the sea has risen over 2" in this period as well and there is also now a hole in the ozone layer one that they've spoken of possibly more that they're not saying. We have lost a incredible amount of ice off the northern ice shelves and that's from there time lapse footage. I really think this discussion needs to be more informative on the destruction that we are doing to this planet because we are not going to be able to protect ourselves by any means unless we somehow can slow this process down or reverse it and the public is just turning a blind eye to it and the government isn't even helping when it comes to anything  environmentally related they say they appropriated funds but then when you read where those funds went and what was appropriated the environment got maybe 10% and the rest went elsewhere and that's not going to help our children or theirs.

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I wanted you to have something visual to back up my comments. Ran out of editing time to put in this info sorry.

Here's the link and a snapshot of the polar cap. https://youtu.be/qHE0n5c6-6g

11-Jul-2019 9p CT - Earlier today disturbance in Gulf Coast became Tropical Storm Barry and NHC reports this aft that hurricane warning issued for portions of the Louisiana Coast ~ more updates in main post above ~ j

13-Jul-2019 7a - NHC says regardless of whether Barry remains a tropical storm or becomes a hurricane (there is only a 1 mph difference between the two), water is the main hazard from this storm. Life-threatening storm surge and inland freshwater flooding is expected. Please take this seriously LA and MS (more in main post above) ~ j

25-Aug-2019 -- The Pacific has been active since May but Atlantic and Gulf haven't seen much yet this summer, but it's now peak season so things may change. Main post has been updated with latest on Tropical Storm Dorian in the Caribbean as she creeps towards U.S. Atlantic / Gulf coasts. Too early to tell if it will impact U.S. mainland but islands and territories should listen to local authorities in coming days. ~ j

28-Aug-2019 5a -- TS Dorian bringing tropical storm and possibly hurricane conditions in Puerto Rico, Vieques, Culebra, and the U.S. Virgin Islands today. More above in main post...

29-Aug-2019 5a -- Hurricane Dorian expected to become a major hurricane Friday as she turns toward Florida and/or Georgia. More above...

30-Aug-2019 2p -- See the new discussion about Hurricane Dorian with many local, state and federal resources at www.usfra.org/group/disasterpreparedness/forum/topics/dorian-update...

11-Sep-2019 9a ET - Watching several disturbances in Atlantic including one that could produce periods of locally heavy rainfall and gusty winds across Bahamas through Thursday, and across Florida during the weekend before heading into Gulf -- more in main post ~ j

14-Sep-2019 - Atlantic has TS Humberto spinning over northern Bahamas and 4 other disturbances moving towards Caribbean and Gulf ... Pacific has TS Kiko and 2 other systems NHC is monitoring -- more in main post ~ j

Well isn't that just lovely. People are having a fit here and nothing has happened as of yet. I guess the PTSD is strong, especially this time of the year. We are getting close to the one year anniversary of Michael.

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