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ABPZ30 KNHC 011429
TWSEP

MONTHLY TROPICAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 AM PDT TUE SEP 1 2014

FOR THE EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC...EAST OF 140 DEGREES WEST LONGITUDE..

FOUR STORMS FORMED IN THE BASIN DURING AUGUST. ALL FOUR BECAME HURRICANES...AND TWO OF THOSE BECAME MAJOR HURRICANES. IN ADDITION...ISELLE...WHICH FORMED AT THE END OF JULY...ALSO BECAME A MAJOR HURRICANE. BASED ON A 30-YEAR (1981-2010) CLIMATOLOGY... THREE OR FOUR NAMED STORMS FORM IN THE BASIN IN AUGUST...WITH TWO BECOMING HURRICANES AND ONE OF THOSE REACHING MAJOR HURRICANE INTENSITY.

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 60 PERCENT ABOVE THE 1981-2010 AVERAGE VALUE.

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

SUMMARY TABLE

NAME DATES MAX WIND (MPH)
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MH AMANDA 22-29 MAY 155 TS BORIS* 2-4 JUN 45 MH CRISTINA* 9-15 JUN 150 TS DOUGLAS 28 JUN-5 JUL 45 TS ELIDA* 30 JUN-2 JUL 50 TS FAUSTO 7-9 JUL 45 MH GENEVIEVE 25 JUL-13 AUG** 160 H HERNAN 26-29 JUL 75 MH ISELLE 31 JUL-9 AUG** 140 MH JULIO 4-15 AUG** 115 H KARINA 13-26 AUG 80 H LOWELL 18-24 AUG 75 MH MARIE 22-29 AUG 160
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* DENOTES A STORM FOR WHICH THE POST-STORM ANALYSIS IS COMPLETE. ** DATES INCLUDE THE TROPICAL CYCLONE STAGE IN THE CENTRAL AND/OR WESTERN PACIFIC BASINS.

$$ HURRICANE SPECIALIST UNIT





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