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Tropical Weather Summary


000
ABNT30 KNHC 011159
TWSAT 
MONTHLY TROPICAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
700 AM EST SUN NOV 01 2009
 
FOR THE NORTH ATLANTIC...CARIBBEAN SEA AND THE GULF OF MEXICO...

IN TERMS OF NUMBERS...TROPICAL CYCLONE ACTIVITY DURING OCTOBER WAS
NEAR AVERAGE WITH TWO NAMED STORMS.  HOWEVER...NEITHER OF THESE
STORMS BECAME HURRICANES...WHEREAS THE AVERAGE FOR OCTOBER IS ONE
HURRICANE.  IN TERMS OF ACCUMULATED CYCLONE ENERGY...ACE...WHICH
MEASURES THE COMBINED STRENGTH AND DURATION OF TROPICAL STORMS AND
HURRICANES...OCTOBER ACE WAS WELL BELOW NORMAL AT ONLY 18 PERCENT
OF THE LONG-TERM MEAN DUE TO THE SHORT DURATIONS OF TROPICAL STORMS
GRACE AND HENRI.

REPORTS ON INDIVIDUAL CYCLONES...WHEN COMPLETED...ARE AT THE WEB
SITE OF THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER...USE LOWER CASE LETTERS...
HTTP://WWW.NHC.NOAA.GOV/2009ATLAN.SHTML

SUMMARY TABLE

NAME               DATES          MAX WIND (MPH)
-------------------------------------------------
TD ONE           28-29 MAY             35
TS ANA           11-16 AUG             40
MH BILL          15-24 AUG            135
TS CLAUDETTE     16-18 AUG             50
TS DANNY         26-29 AUG             60
TS ERIKA          1- 4 SEP             60
MH FRED           7-12 SEP            120
TD EIGHT         25-26 SEP             35
TS GRACE          4-6  OCT             70
TS HENRI          6-8  OCT             50

$$
HURRICANE SPECIALISTS UNIT


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