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ABNT30 KNHC 011156
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MONTHLY TROPICAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

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

TWO TROPICAL CYCLONES FORMED IN THE ATLANTIC BASIN IN AUGUST...BOTH OF WHICH BECAME HURRICANES. BASED ON A 30-YEAR (1981-2010) CLIMATOLOGY...THREE OR FOUR NAMED STORMS FORM IN THE BASIN IN AUGUST...WITH ONE OR TWO OF THOSE BECOMING HURRICANES. A MAJOR HURRICANE OCCURS IN AUGUST IN ABOUT 7 OUT OF 10 YEARS.

IN TERMS OF ACCUMULATED CYCLONE ENERGY...WHICH MEASURES THE COMBINED STRENGTH AND DURATION OF TROPICAL STORMS AND HURRICANES...ACTIVITY IN THE BASIN SO FAR IN 2014 HAS BEEN ABOUT 45 PERCENT OF THE 1981- 2010 AVERAGE.

REPORTS ON INDIVIDUAL CYCLONES...WHEN COMPLETED...ARE AT THE WEB SITE OF THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER...USE LOWER-CASE LETTERS... WWW.HURRICANES.GOV/2014ATLAN.SHTML

SUMMARY TABLE

NAME DATES MAX WIND (MPH)
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H ARTHUR 1-5 JUL 100 TD TWO 21-23 JUL 35 H BERTHA 1-6 AUG 80 H CRISTOBAL 23-29 AUG 85
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* DENOTES A STORM FOR WHICH THE POST-STORM ANALYSIS IS COMPLETE.

$$ HURRICANE SPECIALIST UNIT



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