, On Dominica, three minor earthquakes, one measuring 2.7 on the Richter magnitude scale, struck the island during Earl's passage. Home; Diagnostics (About Me) Archive for August, 2010. In the Lesser Antilles, the storm brought strong winds, damaging houses and toppling trees, signs, and power lines, resulting in hundreds of thousands of electrical outages. The East Pacific activity was about average in August with three tropical storms and two hurricanes. This request was later approved by President Barack Obama in late September. This storm reminds me of Bill last year. The yellow and green areas indicate moderate rainfall between .78 to 1.57 inches per hour.  Several hours later, all warnings for Antigua and Barbuda were discontinued. Accelerating northeastward, the system briefly weakened to a tropical storm before reattaining hurricane strength as it made landfall near Western Head, Nova Scotia. , Throughout the affected region, about 252,000 residences, nearly one million people, were left without power as a result of Earl. YE 14:58, August 1, 2010 (UTC) That's actually the main system that is part of the 10% probability on the Atlantic side.  In the wake of Earl, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies allocated roughly $50,000 (USD) in relief funds for the country. It eventually reached Category 5 on September 1 with a peak intensity of 185 mph as it made landfall in the Bahamas. , Earl was predicted to have an 80% chance of striking Nova Scotia (60% chance as a hurricane) since the end of August. Home; Diagnostics (About Me) Archive for August, 2010.  Around 1230 UTC, Earl strengthened into a hurricane roughly 365 mi (585 km) east of the northern Leeward Islands.  It was not until September 7 that all residents affected by the storm had their power restored. Dr. @RyanMaue has updated the global hurricane frequency chart.  Due to the lack of major damage from the storm, most businesses reopened on September 4 and tourists resumed their weekend plans. Not on TWO, looks very good. Strong winds blow the roof off the Backyard Barbecue restaurant in Kenner, Louisiana, as Hurricane … Will it be Four? Hurricane Ally An exercise in discursive authenticity. What better place to do that than on the internet? Beach to Beacon has to be hands down the coolest race that I was at that I did not participate in.  Waves just offshore were measured between 25 and 36 ft (7.6 and 11.0 m), likely resulting in beach erosion. , On August 30, emergency officials in Massachusetts began early-stage emergency plans, ensuring that all communities had shelters, generators, sand bags and other disaster prevention materials. The city received some of the worst impacts from the storm, experiencing near-hurricane-force winds around 12:00 pm (local time) on September 4.  Throughout Delaware, the threat of Hurricane Earl lessened Labor Day weekend tourism. The aircraft will depart Barbados, fly a mission enroute in Hurricane Earl, and recover at Macdill AFB in Tampa. Tuesday, August 31, 2010. Only Hurricane Allen (1980) had stronger winds with 190 mph. Within 24 hours, it became the worst storm of …  The strongest winds onshore reached 84 mph (135 km/h) on Beaver Island. YE 14:58, August 1, 2010 (UTC) That's actually the main system that is part of the 10% probability on the Atlantic side. A pier at Atlantic Beach was also damaged by rough seas. Good Riddance to Bad Rubbish. to request for a major disaster declaration from the United States government. August 25th, 2010 5 comments.  Hours later, most of the watches were upgraded to tropical storm warnings; a tropical storm watch was also issued for the United States Virgin Islands. Despite all the news hysteria, no notable trends can be found. 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The next P-3 mission will be a take-off at 08 UTC 1 September with N42RF. There isn’t much in the way of news to report today, because another major project has kept me busy over the past week. August 27, 2010 Hurricane Danielle became a Category 4 storm early this morning [Aug 27] and is now carrying maximum sustained winds of 135 … Hurricane Dorian was the first major hurricane of the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season. Earl developed from a tropical wave west of the Cape Verde islands on August 25, quickly strengthened to a tropical storm, and then became a hurricane on August 29 near the Lesser Antilles. One death occurred in Antigua and Barbuda when a person was electrocuted while attempting to restore power.  Along the St. George's Bay area in Newfoundland, numerous residents were left without power due to fallen trees and power lines. For those of you who don't know, I'm going to be moving to Hermosa Beach, CA.  By September 2, these advisories encompassed much of the East Coast from Bogue Banks, North Carolina to the United States-Canada border in northern Maine.  One lineman was injured after briefly coming into contact with live wires. Nature Geosciences article by Knutson et al. Model predictions of sea surface temperatures, vertical wind shear, moisture, and stability are still showing some spread for the peak months (August-October) of the hurricane season, and it is unclear as to exactly how conducive these conditions will …  The following day, the hurricane watch in Nova Scotia was shifted to include areas between Ecum Secum and Point Tupper and the tropical storm watch in New Brunswick was discontinued. Due to the excess funding, residents in New York were faced with increased rates for power.  It was later determined that LIPA had "jumped the gun" on the situation and brought in the assistance without necessity. Although the center of the storm remained more than 100 mi (160 km) offshore, wind gusts reached 45 mph (72 km/h) in the state. High winds felled numerous trees and signs as well as damaged homes. , Heavy rains also began to affect Puerto Rico during the early afternoon on August 30 as Hurricane Earl moved closer to the island.  Several homes were also damaged by fallen trees in the Fairfield and Swan Quarter areas. Additionally, routine Hurricane Hunter missions were flown into Earl, a DC-8 and the first use of an unmanned research drone. After maintaining winds of 50 mph (85 km/h) for nearly two days, Earl began to strengthen as it neared the Lesser Antilles. At 15:00 UTC on August 29, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) reported that Earl had sustained winds of 75 miles (120 km) per hour, with minimum air pressures of 985 millibars.  Earl's only fatality in Canada occurred when one man drowned while trying to retrieve a boat which had been dislodged from its moorings. The wave behind 90L has been invest'd. These winds tied Hurricanes Gilbert (1988) and Wilma (2005) for the second strongest winds in the Atlantic since 1950.  Heavy rains accompanied the storm, peaking at 4.52 in (115 mm) in Cape Hatteras. The storm made landfall in Queens County near Western Head, Nova Scotia around 1400 UTC on September 4, as a Category 1 hurricane with sustained winds of 75 mph (120 km/h). Press releases were made to the public in order to give sufficient time for preparations. The 2 nd storm in 1961 did not form until September, and that September went on to have four major hurricanes, a record for the month. Follow-on missions are tentatively planned for Thursday, August 12, 2010, at 4 AM (0800 UTC) and 4 PM (2000 UTC) as long as the system remains of interest and … Continue reading Hurricane Field Program Update … Wednesday, August 11, 2010 AT 5 PM EDT GFS had a weak tropical storm popping up from that area the other day.  Earl was downgraded to a tropical storm that evening; however, the central pressure remained at an unusually low 958 mbar (hPa; 28.29 inHg). and "Busy Hurricane Season? A temporary weakening trend took place as Earl moved northwestward, contributed to moderate southwesterly wind shear, but intensification later resumed by September 1. 16 Sep 2010 Originally published 16 Sep 2010. Hurricane Season 2010: Tropical Storm Estelle (Eastern Pacific Ocean) 08.11.10 . The fifth named storm of the season, Earl originated from a tropical wave to west of the Cape Verde Islands on August 25, 2010. On August 22nd, a tropical disturbance emerged off the western African coast into the tropical Atlantic ocean. The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season activity is projected to be above normal, according to Triple-I non-resident scholar Dr. Phil Klotzbach and his team at Colorado State University(CSU).  That afternoon, Earl became a Category 4 hurricane, attaining winds of 135 mph (215 km/h) before leveling out in intensity. Earl passed through the Northern Leeward Islands, Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Monday August 31, 2010. YE 14:54, August 1, 2010 (UTC) 25 kts already. Several hotels estimated that 10% of the revenue was lost, this equates to hundreds of thousands of dollars. The mandatory evacuation extended to residents in some areas, including the town of South Nags Head and Hatteras Island. Sunday, August 22, 2010 Slowly Making Progress Yeah, although there are a few small clues scattered about the house (storage totes stacked in the dining room, empty bookcases in the living room), it still doesn't look like I'm moving just yet.  After moving off the west coast of Africa, a surface low started to develop near the area of thunderstorms. August 2, 2010 at 3:14 pm The rest of this hurricane season will be dominated by the Cape Verde storms as normal. 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