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Tropical Weather Summary


ABNT30 KNHC 011219
TWSAT 
MONTHLY TROPICAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 AM EST WED DEC 01 2010
 
FOR THE NORTH ATLANTIC...CARIBBEAN SEA AND THE GULF OF MEXICO...
 
TROPICAL CYCLONE ACTIVITY IN THE ATLANTIC BASIN WAS WELL ABOVE
AVERAGE DURING 2010.  A TOTAL OF 19 NAMED STORMS FORMED...OF WHICH
12 BECAME HURRICANES AND 5 BECAME MAJOR HURRICANES.  THE LONG
TERM AVERAGES ARE 11 NAMED STORMS...6 HURRICANES AND 2 MAJOR
HURRICANES.  THERE WERE ALSO TWO TROPICAL DEPRESSIONS THAT DID NOT
REACH TROPICAL STORM STRENGTH.  IN TERMS OF ACCUMULATED CYCLONE
ENERGY...ACE...WHICH MEASURES THE COMBINED STRENGTH AND DURATION OF
TROPICAL STORMS AND HURRICANES...2010 WAS MUCH ABOVE AVERAGE...AT
190 PERCENT OF THE LONG-TERM MEDIAN VALUE.  THE NUMBER OF NAMED
STORMS AND HURRICANES DURING 2010 WAS THE HIGHEST SINCE THE
RECORD-SETTING 2005 SEASON.  THE ACE VALUE FOR 2010 WAS ALSO THE
HIGHEST SINCE 2005...AND THE ELEVENTH HIGHEST IN THE BASIN SINCE
1944.  

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/2010ATLAN.SHTML

SUMMARY TABLE

NAME                  DATES          MAX WIND (MPH)
----------------------------------------------------
H  ALEX           25 JUN-2 JUL           105
TD TWO                 8-9 JUL            35    
TS BONNIE            22-24 JUL            40
TS COLIN               2-8 AUG            60
TD FIVE              10-11 AUG            35
MH DANIELLE          21-31 AUG           135
MH EARL           25 AUG-5 SEP           145
TS FIONA          30 AUG-3 SEP            65
TS GASTON              1-2 SEP            40
TS HERMINE             5-9 SEP            70
MH IGOR               8-21 SEP           155
MH JULIA             12-20 SEP           135
MH KARL              14-18 SEP           120
H  LISA              20-26 SEP            85 
TS MATTHEW           23-26 SEP            60
TS NICOLE            28-29 SEP            40
H  OTTO               6-10 OCT            85
H  PAULA             11-15 OCT           100
H  RICHARD           21-26 OCT            90
H  SHARY             29-30 OCT            75
H  TOMAS          29 OCT-7 NOV           100

$$
HURRICANE SPECIALIST UNIT



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