Tropics Heating Up

Even though the Atlantic Hurricane season does not officially begin until June 1, the tropics are already heating up with the National Hurricane Center monitoring a disturbance off the eastern coast of Florida. Currently, an area of low pressure is situated between Miami, FL and the Bahamas and this low has triggered showers and thunderstorms […]

Atlantic Tropical Update

Tropical activity in the Atlantic Ocean has really heated up since our last update regarding Subtropical Storm Fay. Fay has strengthened over the past few days and has become Hurricane Fay; the fifth hurricane of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season. Hurricane Fay is a category 1 hurricane is currently located nearly 300 miles northeast of Bermuda […]

Tropical Waves in the Eastern Atlantic

As hurricane season is now in full swing, tropical waves are developing in the Eastern Atlantic. According to the National Hurricane Center, a tropical wave is “A trough or cyclonic curvature maximum in the trade-wind easterlies. The wave may reach maximum amplitude in the lower middle troposphere.”  There are currently two tropical waves in the […]