Atlantic Summary for May 2017
Monthly Summary

000 ABNT30 KNHC 011153 TWSAT Monthly Tropical Weather Summary NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Sat Jul 01 2017 For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: Two named storms formed in the basin in June. Based on a 30-year climatology (1981-2010), a named storm forms in the basin in June about once every other year, with a hurricane forming once every seven or eight years. The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season had an early start with the formation of Tropical Storm Arlene in April. In terms of the Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE), which measures the combined strength and duration of tropical storms and hurricanes, activity in the Atlantic basin so far in 2017 is above normal. hurricanes.gov/data/tcr/index.php?season=2017&basin=atl Summary Table Name Dates Max Wind (mph) --------------------------------------------------- TS Arlene 19-21 Apr 50 TS Bret 19-20 Jun 45 TS Cindy 20-23 Jun 60 --------------------------------------------------- * Denotes a storm for which the post-storm analysis is complete. $$ Hurricane Specialist Unit
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