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ABNT30 KNHC 011154
TWSAT 

MONTHLY TROPICAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 AM EDT THU SEP 1 2011

FOR THE NORTH ATLANTIC...CARIBBEAN SEA AND THE GULF OF MEXICO...

SEVEN NAMED STORMS AND A TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMED IN THE ATLANTIC
BASIN DURING THE MONTH OF AUGUST. ONE OF THESE STORMS WAS MAJOR
HURRICANE IRENE THAT IMPACTED MUCH OF THE EAST COAST OF THE UNITED
STATES.  THE NUMBER OF NAMED STORMS WAS WELL ABOVE THE LONG-TERM
(1944-2010) AVERAGE OF FOUR...BUT THE NUMBER OF HURRICANES...TWO...
WAS BELOW THE AVERAGE.  IN TERMS OF ACCUMULATED CYCLONE ENERGY...
ACE...WHICH MEASURES THE COMBINED STRENGTH AND DURATION OF TROPICAL
STORMS AND HURRICANES...TROPICAL CYCLONE ACTIVITY WAS ABOUT AVERAGE.

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/2011ATLAN.SHTML

SUMMARY TABLE

NAME                  DATES          MAX WIND (MPH)
----------------------------------------------------
TS ARLENE        29 JUN-1 JUL              65
TS BRET           17-22 JUL                65
TS CINDY          20-22 JUL                60
TS DON            27-30 JUL                50
TS EMILY           1-7  AUG                50
TS FRANKLIN       12-13 AUG                45
TS GERT           14-16 AUG                60
TS HARVEY         19-22 AUG                60
MH IRENE          20-28 AUG               120
TD TEN            25-26 AUG                35
TS JOSE           28-29 AUG                45
 H KATIA          29 AUG-                  75

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