Tropical Cyclone Events; Tropical Storm Beta - September 19-22, 2020: Hurricane Hanna - July 24-26, 2020: Major Hurricane Harvey - August 25-29, 2017: Tropical Storm Hermine - September 5-8, 2010: Hurricane Alex - June 30 through July 2, 2010: Hurricane Dolly - July 23-24, 2008: Hurricane Emily - July 20, 2005: Hurricane Claudette - July 15, 2003 Location Minimum Sea Level Pressure Maximum Surface Wind Speed Storm surge (ft) C Storm tide (ft) D Estimated Inundation (ft) E Total Storm Maps. However, another record occurred on this day three years ago, when Hurricane Harvey became the first Category-4 hurricane to make landfall along the coast of Texas since Carla in 1961. By the 24th, it had moved into the central Caribbean sea in proximity to a previously formed Central American Gyre. If there are more than 21 named storms in a given year, the Greek alphabet is used for subsequent storms. Tropical Storm Cindy formed from an area of low pressure that moved northward from the Yucatan Peninsula. In Florida, 2017 was a Hurricane Season to Remember. Hurricane Irma formed from a tropical wave on August 30, west of the Cape Verde Islands. Arlenebecame the seasons first Hurricane on Late June 4th, it weakened due to increased shear and drier air and dissipated on June 6th. Hurricanes & tropical storms. At a Glance. The season saw 18 Depressions, 16 named storms, 9 hurricanes and 5 major hurricaneswith 2 becoming Category-5s. Cindy made landfall as a tropical storm near the Louisiana-Texas border June 22. Conditions in the tropical Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea indicate 2017 could be an "extremely active season" for tropical storms and hurricanes, said NOAA on Wednesday. Where Did This Come From? Atlantic Ocean As the system moved to the northwest, it quickly strengthened and reached tropical storm strength on October 5 as it made landfall in Nicaragua. At maximum strength, the tropical storm had winds of 60 mph and a central minimum pressure of 992 mb. At first, it was thought the wave and the low pressure area would have a more west-northwest track, threatening the Lesser Antilles. For a detailed meteorological synopsis, click here.. Hurricane Irma brought numerous impacts to the Florida Big Bend, southwest Georgia and southeast Alabama including widespread downed trees and powerlines, roads blocked by trees, power outages, and trees on homes. The second storm is given the name that begins with a "B." (Emanuel 2017) The annual probability in Texas of a 19.7 inches (500 mm) rainfall event (which is the areally averaged hurricane rain of Hurricane Harvey’s magnitude) increased from 1 percent in the period 1981–2000 to 6 percent in 2017—a sixfold increase. NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Although there are no tropical cyclones in the Atlantic at this time, the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season officially began Thursday, June 1. The strongest tropical cyclone globally in 2017 was Hurricane Irma, which maintained its peak intensity of 180 mph winds for a remarkable 24 hours over the northeast Caribbean on … Snow levels played a crucial role during the waves of heavy precipitation during January and February 2017. Preliminarily, the maximum storm tide (astronomical tide + storm surge) was 12.24 feet Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) / 4.73 feet Mean Higher High Water (MHHW) at 1742 UTC (142 PM EDT) on September 11 at Fort Pulaski, GA, which was the second highest level ever recorded. Cindy was mainly a rainmaker that brought flooding to parts of the South and Ohio Valley. 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