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Hurricane Watch – September 17

Posted by feww on September 17, 2010

KARL, IGOR, JULIA and FANAPI

The Four Hurricanes


(L to R) Hurricanes KARL, IGOR, Julia and FANAPI. Image Source: CIMSS. Click image to enlarge.


KARL was a cat 3B hurricane as of posting [FEWW estimate.]. Image source: CIMSS. Click image to enlarge.


IGOR was a cat 4A hurricane as of posting [FEWW estimate.]. Image source: CIMSS. Click image to enlarge.


JULIA
was a cat 1 hurricane as of posting [FEWW estimate.]. Image source: CIMSS. Click image to enlarge.


FANAPI, about 12 times larger than the are of its target, Taiwan,  was a cat 2B hurricane as of posting [FEWW estimate.]. Image source: CIMSS. Click image to enlarge.

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IGOR and JULIA: A Double Act in Atlantic

Posted by feww on September 14, 2010

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IGOR and JULIA Pinwheeling?

Hurricanes IGOR and JULIA Could Engage Pinwheeling, Causing Unprecedented  Destruction Along Their Path


(L-R) IGOR and JULIA Over Atlantic. GOES East RGB Satellite Image. Source NOAA. Click image to update.


Projected Path of Hurricane IGOR. Source: JTWC. 
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Most models predict IGOR would be heading north; however, if pinwheeling (Fujiwara Effect) occurs between the two systems, JULIA could force IGOR to move in a westerly  direction toward the Caribbeans or WNWesterly toward the U.S. coast, with a probability of occurrence of about 30%.

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