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MONTHLY TROPICAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

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

OCTOBER WAS THE BUSIEST MONTH SO FAR IN THE 2014 ATLANTIC
HURRICANE SEASON. THREE TROPICAL CYCLONES FORMED IN THE ATLANTIC
BASIN AND TWO OF THESE BECAME HURRICANES...WITH GONZALO REACHING
MAJOR HURRICANE STRENGTH. BASED ON A 30-YEAR (1981-2010)
CLIMATOLOGY...TWO NAMED STORMS TYPICALLY FORM IN THE BASIN IN
OCTOBER...WITH ONE BECOMING A HURRICANE. A MAJOR HURRICANE FORMS IN
OCTOBER ABOUT ONCE EVERY OTHER YEAR.

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 67 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.

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