Breaking: Florence Has Strengthened: Category One Hurricane

September 9, 2018. Florence has now strengthened to a Category 1 Hurricane. It is expected to strengthen to a Category 4 before making landfall. Last night, Meteorologists from NBC12 stated that it could possibly be a Category 5 when it makes landfall, depending how slow it moves over the warm waters of the Gulf Stream.Continue reading “Breaking: Florence Has Strengthened: Category One Hurricane”

Tropical Storm Philippe: Downgraded to a Remnant

Good News! According to the National Hurricane Center, Philippe has been downgraded and has dissipated over the Western Atlantic. The remnant has been absorbed by a frontal system and is moving NNE at 46 MPH as of 5:00 PM EDT. The location is about 290 miles South of Cape Hatteras, NC. Maximum central pressure isContinue reading “Tropical Storm Philippe: Downgraded to a Remnant”

Tropical Storm Philippe Has Formed: Heavy Rains & Flooding Expected

A new tropical storm has formed and is moving through the Straights of Florida tonight and into Southern Florida. As of 8:00 PM EDT, Tropical Storm Philippe was moving N at about 28 MPH with a wind speed of 40 MPH. The pressure was at 1002 mb. ┬áThe location of this tropical storm was aboutContinue reading “Tropical Storm Philippe Has Formed: Heavy Rains & Flooding Expected”