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ABNT30 KNHC 011237
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MONTHLY TROPICAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 AM EST MON DEC 1 2014

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

NO TROPICAL CYCLONES FORMED IN THE BASIN IN NOVEMBER. BASED ON A 30-YEAR (1981-2010) CLIMATOLOGY...A NAMED STORM FORMS IN THE BASIN IN NOVEMBER IN ABOUT 7 OUT OF 10 YEARS...WITH A HURRICANE FORMING ABOUT ONCE EVERY OTHER YEAR.

FOR THE 2014 SEASON OVERALL...EIGHT NAMED STORMS FORMED IN THE BASIN. SIX OF THOSE BECAME HURRICANES AND TWO OF THOSE REACHED MAJOR HURRICANE STATUS. IN ADDITION...ONE UNNAMED DEPRESSION FORMED. BASED ON A 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGY...THE AVERAGE LEVEL OF ACTIVITY IN THE BASIN IS 12 NAMED STORMS...6 HURRICANES...AND 3 MAJOR HURRICANES. FOR 2014...THE NUMBER OF NAMED STORMS WAS BELOW AVERAGE...BUT THE NUMBER OF HURRICANES AND MAJOR HURRICANES WAS NEAR AVERAGE.

IN TERMS OF ACCUMULATED CYCLONE ENERGY...WHICH MEASURES THE COMBINED STRENGTH AND DURATION OF TROPICAL STORMS AND HURRICANES...ACTIVITY IN THE BASIN IN 2014 WAS ONLY ABOUT 63 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 TS DOLLY 1-3 SEP 50 MH EDOUARD 11-19 SEP 115 H FAY 10-13 OCT 75 MH GONZALO 12-19 OCT 145 TS HANNA 22-28 OCT 40
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* DENOTES A STORM FOR WHICH THE POST-STORM ANALYSIS IS COMPLETE.

$$ HURRICANE SPECIALIST UNIT



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