Hurricane Season 2019

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Tropical Depression Nine Public Advisory Number 5A

September 13, 2019

Issued at 800 PM EDT Fri Sep 13 2019

BULLETIN
Tropical Depression Nine Intermediate Advisory Number 5A
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL

AL092019
800 PM EDT Fri Sep 13 2019

...NOAA HURRICANE HUNTERS INVESTIGATING THE DEPRESSION...
...EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM ON SATURDAY...

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Alert 9 Tropical Depression forms near The Bahamas
Alert #9 Tropical Depression forms near The Bahamas

September 13, 2019

…TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS NEAR THE BAHAMAS…

…FORECAST TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM ON SATURDAY….

BASED ON ADVICE FROM THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER LOCATED IN FLORIDA, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE ISLANDS OF THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS WHICH INCLUDES: ELEUTHERA, ANDROS, NEW PROVIDENCE, ABACO, GRAND BAHAMA, BIMINI AND THE BERRY ISLANDS.

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NEMA Updates - September 13, 2019

September 13, 2019

Current death toll & missing persons, sheltered persons, airports, seaports, fresh water access, hospitals and clinics and telecommunications (Aliv network)

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Alert #8 A Tropical Storm Warnings Remains in Effect for the Islands of the Northwest Bamamas

September 13, 2019

DISTURBANCE IS FORECAST TO BECOME A TROPICAL DEPRESSION OR TROPICAL STORM LATER TODAY…AIR FORCE PLANE STILL INVESTIGATING THE DISTURBANCE. A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE ISLANDS OF THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS WHICH INCLUDES: ELEUTHERA, ANDROS, NEW PROVIDENCE, ABACO, GRAND BAHAMA, BIMINI AND THE BERRY ISLANDS...

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Alert 7 Disturbance Forecast to Become a Tropical Depression or Tropical Storm Later Today
Alert #7 Disturbance Forecast to Become a Tropical Depression or Tropical Storm Later Today

September 13, 2019

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE ISLANDS OF THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS WHICH INCLUDES: ELEUTHERA, ANDROS, NEW PROVIDENCE, ABACO, GRAND BAHAMA, BIMINI AND THE BERRY ISLANDS...

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More Hurricane News

Hurricane Humberto Graphics

September 17, 2019

5-Day Uncertainty Track last updated Wed, 18 Sep 2019 03:01:16 GMT



Wind Speed Probabilities last updated Wed, 18 Sep 2019 03:01:16 GMT

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Hurricane Humberto Graphics

September 17, 2019

5-Day Uncertainty Track last updated Wed, 18 Sep 2019 02:57:29 GMT



Wind Speed Probabilities last updated Wed, 18 Sep 2019 02:57:29 GMT

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Hurricane Humberto Forecast Discussion Number 22

September 17, 2019

Issued at 1100 PM EDT Tue Sep 17 2019

000
WTNT44 KNHC 180256
TCDAT4

Hurricane Humberto Discussion Number 22
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL

AL092019
1100 PM EDT Tue Sep 17 2019

Humberto has an impressive presentation on satellite images, with a
large 30-40 n mi diameter eye surrounded by very cold cloud tops.
An Air Force Reserve Unit Hurricane Hunter aircraft investigating
the hurricane found SFMR-observed surface winds of 98 kt and peak
700-mb flight-level winds of 111 kt. Based on these observations,
the current intensity was set at 100 kt, which made the system a
major hurricane. Some fluctuations in strength due to a potential
eyewall replacement are possible during the next 24 hours or so, but
strong southwesterly shear should result in a weakening trend to
commence on ...

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Hurricane Humberto Public Advisory Number 22

September 17, 2019

Issued at 1100 PM EDT Tue Sep 17 2019

000
WTNT34 KNHC 180255
TCPAT4

BULLETIN
Hurricane Humberto Advisory Number 22
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL

AL092019
1100 PM EDT Tue Sep 17 2019

...HUMBERTO EXPECTED TO BRING STRONG WINDS TO BERMUDA BY LATE
TOMORROW...

SUMMARY OF 1100 PM EDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...31.3N 71.0W
ABOUT 370 MI...595 KM W OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...115 MPH...185 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...ENE OR 75 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...951 MB...28.09 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

None.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for...
* Bermuda

For storm information specific to your area, pleas...

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Summary for Hurricane Humberto (AT4/AL092019)

September 17, 2019

...HUMBERTO EXPECTED TO BRING STRONG WINDS TO BERMUDA BY LATE TOMORROW...
As of 11:00 PM EDT Tue Sep 17
the center of Humberto was located near 31.3, -71.0
with movement ENE at 12 mph.
The minimum central pressure was 951 mb
with maximum sustained winds of about 115 mph.

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Hurricane Humberto Forecast Advisory Number 22

September 17, 2019

Issued at 0300 UTC WED SEP 18 2019

000
WTNT24 KNHC 180255
TCMAT4

HURRICANE HUMBERTO FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER 22
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL

AL092019
0300 UTC WED SEP 18 2019

CHANGES IN WATCHES AND WARNINGS WITH THIS ADVISORY...

NONE.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...

A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* BERMUDA

HURRICANE CENTER LOCATED NEAR 31.3N 71.0W AT 18/0300Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN 15 NM

PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE EAST-NORTHEAST OR 75 DEGREES AT 10 KT

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE 951 MB
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT WITH GUSTS TO 120 KT.
64 KT....... 40NE 50SE 40SW 40NW.
50 KT....... 80NE 80SE 60SW 80NW.
34 KT.......130NE 150SE 120SW 120NW.
12 FT SEAS..190NE 230SE 270SW 270NW.
WINDS AND SEAS VARY GREATLY IN EACH QUADRANT. RADII I...

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Tropical Depression Ten Graphics

September 17, 2019

5-Day Uncertainty Track last updated Wed, 18 Sep 2019 02:53:27 GMT



Wind Speed Probabilities last updated Wed, 18 Sep 2019 02:53:27 GMT

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Tropical Depression Ten Forecast Discussion Number 3

September 17, 2019

Issued at 1100 PM AST Tue Sep 17 2019

385
WTNT45 KNHC 180252
TCDAT5

Tropical Depression Ten Discussion Number

3
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL

AL102019
1100 PM AST Tue Sep 17 2019

Convection associated with Tropical Depression Ten has increased
and become better organized since the last advisory, and various
subjective and objective satellite intensity estimates are now in
the 35-40 kt range. However, just-received ASCAT-C data indicates
that, despite this increase in organization, the surface winds have
not yet reached 35 kt. Based on this, the cyclone remains a 30 kt
depression for this advisory.

The initial motion is now 285/9. The cyclone is to the south of a
low- to mid-level ridge, and this feature should steer the system
generally west-northwestward with an increas...

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Tropical Depression Ten Public Advisory Number 3

September 17, 2019

Issued at 1100 PM AST Tue Sep 17 2019

000
WTNT35 KNHC 180251
TCPAT5

BULLETIN
Tropical Depression Ten Advisory Number

3
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL

AL102019
1100 PM AST Tue Sep 17 2019

...TROPICAL DEPRESSION GETTING BETTER ORGANIZED WHILE MOVING
WEST-NORTHWESTWARD...
...EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN...

SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...13.7N 46.7W
ABOUT 1030 MI...1660 KM E OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

Interests in the northern Leeward Islands should monitor the
progress of...

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Summary for Tropical Depression Ten (AT5/AL102019)

September 17, 2019

...TROPICAL DEPRESSION GETTING BETTER ORGANIZED WHILE MOVING WEST-NORTHWESTWARD... ...EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN...
As of 11:00 PM AST Tue Sep 17
the center of Ten was located near 13.7, -46.7
with movement WNW at 10 mph.
The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb
with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

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Preparing your home | Hurricane Seaso


Tips on preparing your home for a storm

  • Clear away any debris in your yard and bring any loose items such as patio furniture inside or anchor them securely

  • Trim trees

  • Repair any leaks or damaged areas of your roof

  • Clean your gutters and clear any drains

  • Prepare shutters or plywood to cover all windows

  • Prepare sandbags for use at entryways to help keep out potential floodwater

  • Clean out your freezer and refrigerator removing all perishable items. Turn the refrigerator on MAXIMUM COLD and open as little as possible

  • Close and secure all propane tanks

  • Fill your tub and other bottles with tap water for bathing and general use


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The Saffir-Simpson Scale is the scale used to measure the intensity of hurricanes. It has 5 categories with a category 5 being the strongest and most destructive marked by sustained winds exceeding 157mph.

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Category 1 - Sustained winds 74-95mph
Very dangerous winds will produce some damage: Well-constructed frame homes could have damage to roof, shingles, vinyl siding and gutters. Large branches of trees will snap and shallowly rooted trees may be toppled. Extensive damage to power lines and poles likely will result in power outages that could last a few to several days.

Category 2 - Sustained winds 96-110mph
Extremely dangerous winds will cause extensive damage: Well-constructed frame homes could sustain major roof and siding damage. Many shallowly rooted trees will be snapped or uprooted and block numerous roads. Near-total power loss is expected with outages that could last from several days to weeks.

Category 3 - Sustained winds 111-129mph
Devastating damage will occur: Well-built framed homes may incur major damage or removal of roof decking and gable ends. Many trees will be snapped or uprooted, blocking numerous roads. Electricity and water will be unavailable for several days to weeks after the storm passes.

Category 4 - Sustained winds 130-156mph
Catastrophic damage will occur: Well-built framed homes can sustain severe damage with loss of most of the roof structure and/or some exterior walls. Most trees will be snapped or uprooted and power poles downed. Fallen trees and power poles will isolate residential areas. Power outages will last weeks to possibly months. Most of the area will be uninhabitable for weeks or months.

Category 5 - Sustained winds 157mph+
Catastrophic damage will occur: A high percentage of framed homes will be destroyed, with total roof failure and wall collapse. Fallen trees and power poles will isolate residential areas. Power outages will last for weeks to possibly months. Most of the area will be uninhabitable for weeks or months.


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