CFHC Talkback For News Story #91:
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Dennis Enjoys Labor Day Weekend at the Outer Banks
07:41 AM EDT - 04 September 1999

Unfortunately the same can't be said for everyone else there. Barring any last minute surprises, Dennis is now making his move to landfall in Eastern North Carolina. From there, it will most likely shoot up the Northeastern States all the way to Maine, while inland. Causing some rain for areas that need it. If anything good can be said of Dennis, this is it. Unfortunately it won't be a drought-ender for those places, but it will help.

Elsewhere, other than a wave that just came off Africa, there isn't much to talk about right now. Some models hint at another round of development later, but for now it is mostly quiet.

For more information on Dennis see the
Current Storm Spotlight for Dennis.
Some Forecast models: (NGM, AVN, MRF, ECMWF, ETA)
DoD weather models (NOGAPS, AVN, MRF)
Weather Channel Caribbean Sat Image
Intellicast Caribbean IR Loop
Intellicast Atlantic IR Loop

More Sat images: [N.A. visible] (visible -- Daytime Only) [N.A. infrared] (infrared), and [N.A. water vapor] (water vapor)--Nasa source.

- [jc]

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Atlantic (#1)
Posted by: Steve Hirschberger Location: Palm Bay FL
Posted On 12:57AM 05-Sep-1999 with id (QURNQVSNQYWNRPS*)

As the Atlantic upper level winds simmer down and the Atlantic trade winds (easterlies) kick back in, we should see some development this week, possibly before the end of the long weekend. A couple of low pressure areas in the central atlantic are trying to get organized and pull away from the ITCZ, and a huge wave is coming off of Africa as I type this. We'll see if it remains intact; it appears to have a large circulation and wrapping bands of convection, but so did the others. This does look more impressive than the others though, but its wait and see again. cheers!

Waves (#2)
Posted by: Steve Hirschberger Location: Palm Bay FL
Posted On 08:35AM 05-Sep-1999 with id (RPUNQXXNQYWNUX*)

Tropical Wave near about 32 W 15 N has really flared up this morning and on satellite images looks real impressive. Perhaps our next tropical depression? We'll see over the next day or so--if its going to develop I think it will today, but it may get carried quickly to the NW. There are also other areas with potential development in the Atlantic, but the wave that came off Africa last night doesn't seem to be holding together well, which has been as per usual this summer. We'll wait and see. Cheers.

Posted by: Mike Anderson
Posted On 02:24PM 05-Sep-1999 with id (QURNQVSNRQSNWW*)

Good afternoon i have a bit of time so i thought i would post a small note or two, the waves in the atlantic this morning are starting to heat up just a bit ,but im not expecting anything today ,more like late in the week the way i see it now, However we need to watch the wave that just came off the african coast. AFRICAN COAST this brings me to my post, there have been signs of the African season not being what it was first thought to be, however not to dampen DR GRAYS active forecast im starting to pin point this years culprit, Im now thinking that late september and right through october we should see very active conditions begin to take hold in the GULF and the Caribbean, this will bring a bigger threat to south east coastal areas of the US. i have been doing a lot of serching of LA NINA seasons and i have come up with some strange numbers, the LA NINA years have had more developing systems in the caribbean than did the long running AFRICAN systems , also in most LA NINA years AFRICAN systems had a hard time crossing the hostile ATLANTIC, i still want to see more but it sure looks to me as if the Caribbean is going to heat up in late september and on through october, the problem with all this is the fact that the systems will be closer to the us and at that time of year fronts are starting to really dig in deep, this will have the tendency to swing anything developing in the Gulf or caribbean to the north and than east, this is just my thought but i feel it is a very strong thought, so all in all the tropical season has not really begun to get into high gear. i hope im wrong but i feel im not, well thats it for now ill post more on this as september rolls on, Mike Anderson florida WX.

DEVELOPMENT SOON ???????????????????? (#4)
Posted by: Mike Anderson
Posted On 02:45PM 05-Sep-1999 with id (QURNQVSNRQSNWW*)

I wanted to add to my post but i have to do it in this one, on the development i was talking about, i had said that i did not see anything today, but i do see development late mondat or tuesday, system should begin to develop close to or at 15.0N to 50.0W im not sure right now on movement but im thinking west for now, this forecast is not ETCH IN STONE but i do think we will have FLOYD sometime on monday night or tue late afternoon, we will have to see how this all works out till than ill be on from time to time thats it Mike Anderson florida Wx.

Posted by: Mike Anderson
Posted On 03:08PM 05-Sep-1999 with id (QURNQVSNRQSNWW*)

I ahould have just kept posting , looks like a tropical depression is starting to take shape in the GULF ,close to the mexican coast , just about where BRET formed ill have more on this later but it sure looks like we have a bit going for the name FLOYD, still thinking we will have development in the Atlantic late monday or tuesday, keep an eye open for further posts of thie developing story, Mike A.

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