Atlantic Summary for September 2015
Monthly Summary

000 ABNT30 KNHC 011148 TWSAT MONTHLY TROPICAL WEATHER SUMMARY NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL 800 AM EDT TUE SEP 01 2015 For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: Three tropical cyclones formed in the Atlantic basin during August, with one, Danny, strengthening into a major hurricane. Based on a 30-year (1981-2010) climatology, one named storm typically forms in the Atlantic basin in August, with a hurricane occurring about once every other year. In terms of the Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE), which measures the combined strength and duration of tropical storm and hurricanes, activity in the Atlantic basin so far in 2015 has been below normal. Reports on individual cyclones, when completed, are available at the National Hurricane Center website at Summary Table Name Dates Max Wind (mph) --------------------------------------------------- TS Ana 8-11 May 60 TS Bill 16-20 Jun 60 TS Claudette* 13-14 Jul 50 MH Danny 18-24 Aug 115 TS Erika 25-29 Aug 50 H Fred 30- 85 --------------------------------------------------- * Denotes a storm for which the post-storm analysis is complete. $$ Hurricane Specialist Unit
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