ABNT30 KNHC 011117

Monthly Tropical Weather Summary
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
800 AM EDT Sun Sep 1 2019

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

Tropical cyclone activity during August was near average for the Atlantic basin, with three named storms forming during the month and one of them, Dorian, becoming a major hurricane. Based on a 30-year climatology (1981-2010), three named storms typically form in the basin in August, with one or two of them becoming hurricanes, and one of them becoming a major hurricane.

In terms of Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE), which measures the combined strength and duration of tropical storms and hurricanes, activity in the Atlantic basin so far in 2019 is near normal.

Reports on individual cyclones, when completed, are available at the National Hurricane Center website at www.hurricanes.gov/data/tcr/index.php?season=2019&basin=atl

Summary Table

Name Dates Max Wind (mph)
STS Andrea 20-21 May 40* H Barry 11-15 Jul 75 TD Three 22-23 Jul 35* TS Chantal 21-23 Aug 40 MH Dorian 24 Aug- 150 TS Erin 26-29 Aug 40

* Denotes a storm for which the post-storm analysis is complete.

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Preliminary Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Tracks
Preliminary Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Tracks