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ABNT30 KNHC 011148
TWSAT 
 
MONTHLY TROPICAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 AM EDT TUE NOV 1 2011
 
FOR THE NORTH ATLANTIC...CARIBBEAN SEA AND THE GULF OF MEXICO...
 
ONLY ONE NAMED STORM FORMED DURING OCTOBER...RINA...WHICH BECAME
A HURRICANE.  PHILIPPE WAS ONGOING AT THE START OF THE MONTH AS A
TROPICAL STORM AND ALSO BECAME A HURRICANE IN OCTOBER.  OPHELIA...
WHICH FORMED IN SEPTEMBER...CONTINUED INTO THE FIRST THREE DAYS OF
THE MONTH AS A TROPICAL CYCLONE.  THIS ACTIVITY IS CLOSE TO THE
LONG-TERM AVERAGES OF ABOUT TWO TROPICAL STORMS AND ONE HURRICANE
FORMING DURING THE MONTH.  WHILE THE OVERALL NUMBERS OF TROPICAL
CYCLONES WAS NEAR AVERAGE...TROPICAL CYCLONE ACTIVITY DURING
OCTOBER WAS ABOUT 85 PERCENT ABOVE THE LONG-TERM MEAN AS MEASURED
BY THE ACCUMULATED CYCLONE ENERGY...ACE...WHICH USES THE COMBINED
STRENGTH AND DURATION OF TROPICAL STORMS AND HURRICANES.

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                70
TS DON            27-30 JUL                50
TS EMILY            1-7 AUG                50
TS FRANKLIN       12-13 AUG                45
TS GERT           13-16 AUG                65
TS HARVEY         19-22 AUG                60
MH IRENE          20-28 AUG               120
TD TEN            25-26 AUG                35
TS JOSE           28-29 AUG                45
MH KATIA      29 AUG-10 SEP               135
TS LEE              2-5 SEP                60
 H MARIA           6-16 SEP                80
TS NATE            7-11 SEP                70
MH OPHELIA     21 SEP-3 OCT               140
 H PHILIPPE    24 SEP-9 OCT                90
 H RINA           23-28 OCT               110 




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