Hurricane Sally Crawling Slowly Towards The Gulf Coast This Morning

Hello everyone! The big story in the tropics this morning is still Hurricane Sally which is crawling ever so slowly towards the Gulf Coast. The storm has been struggling to tighten up its inner core in the face of mid-level dry air and some southwesterly wind shear. Note the lack of cloud cover southwest ofContinue reading “Hurricane Sally Crawling Slowly Towards The Gulf Coast This Morning”

Sally Steadily Organizing Over the Gulf of Mexico This Morning

Hello everyone! Yesterday, we talked a lot about how Sally’s intensity forecast was quite uncertain but that the storm was likely to intensify into a hurricane¬†if it was able to wrap deep convection around its low-level center. Unfortunately, that has been happening over the past twelve hours or so, though in fits and starts. LastContinue reading “Sally Steadily Organizing Over the Gulf of Mexico This Morning”

TD19 Becomes TS Sally, Expected To Make Landfall As A Hurricane In SE Louisiana Tuesday

Hello everyone! It’s a very busy evening in the tropics as we watch¬†four active tropical cyclones and two disturbances that might develop in the next five days. Each of our systems is visible on this loop of the tropical Atlantic. From west to east, we have a disturbance in the Gulf (30% chance of development),Continue reading “TD19 Becomes TS Sally, Expected To Make Landfall As A Hurricane In SE Louisiana Tuesday”