Atlantic Summary for August 2018
Monthly Summary

482 ABNT30 KNHC 011132 TWSAT Monthly Tropical Weather Summary NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Wed Aug 1 2018 For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: July was an active month for the Atlantic basin with two hurricane formations. Based on a 30-year climatology (1981-2010), one named storm typically forms in the basin in July, with a hurricane forming once every other year. In terms of Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE), which measures the combined strength and duration of tropical storms and hurricanes, activity in the Atlantic basin so far in 2018 is above normal. Reports on individual cyclones, when completed, are available at the National Hurricane Center website at www.hurricanes.gov/data/tcr/index.php?season=2018&basin=atl . Summary Table Name Dates Max Wind (mph) --------------------------------------------------- STS Alberto 25-31 May 65 H Beryl 5-15 Jul 80 H Chris 6-12 Jul 105 --------------------------------------------------- * Denotes a storm for which the post-storm analysis is complete. $$ Hurricane Specialist Unit
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