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Monthly Tropical Weather Summary
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
800 AM EDT Sun Sep 1 2019

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

Tropical cyclone activity during August was near average for the
Atlantic basin, with three named storms forming during the month and
one of them, Dorian, becoming a major hurricane.  Based on a 30-year
climatology (1981-2010), three named storms typically form in the
basin in August, with one or two of them becoming hurricanes, and
one of them becoming a major hurricane.

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 2019 is near normal.

Reports on individual cyclones, when completed, are available at
the National Hurricane Center website at
www.hurricanes.gov/data/tcr/index.php?season=2019&basin=atl

Summary Table

Name                 Dates         Max Wind (mph)
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STS Andrea         20-21 May            40*
H   Barry          11-15 Jul            75
TD  Three          22-23 Jul            35*
TS  Chantal        21-23 Aug            40
MH  Dorian     24 Aug-                 150
TS  Erin           26-29 Aug            40
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* Denotes a storm for which the post-storm analysis is complete.

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Hurricane Specialist Unit



 
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