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Tropical Weather Summary



000
ABNT30 KNHC 011151
TWSAT 

MONTHLY TROPICAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2011

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

FIVE NAMED STORMS...THREE HURRICANES...AND TWO MAJOR HURRICANES
FORMED IN THE ATLANTIC BASIN DURING THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER.  THESE
VALUES ARE ABOVE THE LONG-TERM (1944-2010) AVERAGES OF ABOUT 4
TROPICAL STORMS...TWO HURRICANES...AND ONE MAJOR HURRICANE.  WHILE
THE NUMBER OF TROPICAL CYCLONES WAS ABOVE AVERAGE...TROPICAL
CYCLONE ACTIVITY WAS CLOSE TO THE LONG-TERM MEAN IN TERMS OF
ACCUMULATED CYCLONE ENERGY...ACE...WHICH MEASURES 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           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
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 -                115
TS PHILIPPE       24 SEP -                 60


$$
HURRICANE SPECIALIST UNIT




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