Atlantic Basin is Quiet Again After January's Hurricane Alex.
Number of days since last Hurricane Landfall in US:
, in Florida:
3758 (10 y 3 m) (Wilma)
Loc: Hattiesburg,MS (31.3N 89.3W)
Mon May 29 2006 01:56 AM
Current 0445Z imagery is showing a nice, consolidated CDO. Dvorak T numbers haven't updated since 29/2345Z. At that time Aletta was holding a 2.5 intensity.
0445Z RBG shows a moderate amount of lightning in the CDO area. However, the WV image from the same time is showing a N to S elongated, double convective cluster, similar to a solid figure 8.
NW through SW convective band is disconnected from the main CDO, and appears as an outflow boundary. Possibly the "death outflow" in the storms dying stage.
The few, weak bands that are connected are in the NE through SE Quadrant.
TROPICAL WEATHER DISCUSSION
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0405 UTC MON MAY 29 2006edited~danielw
"...A RIDGE ALSO EXTENDS NE FROM THE ANTICYCLONE AT 12N106W ACROSS THE TROPICAL STORM CRESTING OVER THE GULF OF
MEXICO ALONG POINTS 27N97W 23N84W..."
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