[14] He also advised that the hurricane could damage the agriculture supply in the nation. Hurricane Sandy began as a tropical cyclone, fueled by warm water, warm, moist air and the convection these phenomena can create, Davis told OurAmazingPlanet. About 6,800 people were evacuated to safer locations. Because the word "hurricane" came from the Caribbean, a different term is used for the same type of storm when occurring in the Pacific Ocean. Tropical storm and hurricane watches, however, are issued up to 48 hours before you feel the effects of the storm. •ATL2024 Here's what made it quirky. But Ivan liked northern Florida so much after its visit, the storm made a U-turn and came back to Florida through the south. A tropical wave moved off the coast of Africa on September 11. Weather Underground provides tracking maps, 5-day forecasts, computer models, satellite imagery and detailed storm statistics for tracking and forecasting Hurricane Otto Tracker. Hurricane Otto is … The US Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a tsunami warning, as hazardous tsunami waves are possible within 300 km of the quake’s epicenter along the coasts of Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Honduras. According to Nasa.gov, Hurricane Katrina formed after the warm rising air in the tropics formed into a cyclone. It was the 16th named storm and 10th storm of the 2040 Atlantic hurricane season. Hurricane Matthew. In Nicaragua, schools were closed for the coming days as Otto approached, and about 10,000 were in the process of being evacuated. The hurricane began as a tropical wave in the Caribbean and quickly turned into a … Otto also dropped torrential rainfall across the affected regions; some areas received up towards a month's worth of rain in only a matter of a day, which led to life-threatening flooding, which in turn led to landslides. The storm on its way through La Palma has caused numerous damages Advertisement. By November 29, roads were repaired and cleared in most areas. Hurricane Dorian stalls off Florida coast 07:10 With peak winds of 185 mph, Hurricane Dorian is now tied for the second strongest hurricane on record in the Atlantic basin, in terms of wind speed. Fast facts: What you need to know about Hurricane Dorian and the 2019 hurricane season. •IND2019 This year, it did so on October 25th, 2020. So, while we often know whether a storm is going to intensify or weaken (because we know the large-scale conditions), exactly … Hurricane Maria was a deadly Category 5 hurricane that devastated Dominica, St Croix, and Puerto Rico in September 2017. The season began on June 2 with the formation of Tropical Storm Alex. The depression intensified into a tropical storm by 06:00 UTC on November 21, receiving the name Otto. Hurricane Dorian is scary for a lot of reasons -- including the possibility of Category 4 winds. Zeta had top sustained winds of 110 mph (177 kph) as a Category 2 hurricane at landfall and is the 27th named storm of a historically busy Atlantic hurricane season — with over a … Hurricane Ivan. Otto damaged 1,700 m (5,600 ft) of power lines, resulting in power and water outages. That hurricane hit as a Category 4, with 130 mph winds. The last major one, Otto, occurred in late … Hurrican Otto, a unique and rare meteorology event is about to unfold along the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Why did Hurricane Harvey so quickly explode from a Category 1 hurricane to Category 4? Local Red Cross volunteers, police officers, and firefighters brought food and other supplies to the 42 communities left isolated due to Otto. Hurricane Otto was a unusual hurricane that struck Canary Islands. It quickly intensified into a strong tropical … •IND2021 The storm claimed at least 23 lives: 10 in Costa Rica, 9 in Panama, and 4 in Nicaragua. After the storm had passed, recovery efforts begun with the national mourning of the victims, followed by clean-up efforts. Thus, the neighbors of the first line of the coastal cores of La Bombilla and el Remo, were evicted since last night by members of the Local Police and emergency devices of the Cabildo palmero, before the risk that the waves affect their homes.Both last morning and today in the residential area of ​​the port of Tazacorte, neighbors have seen how the waves reached inland, flooding the promenade and the adjacent streets.Also strong winds have affected the capital of the island, Santa Cruz de La Palma, where they have reached 124 kilometers per hour and have uprooted some trees from the public road.Likewise, part of the roof of a burger establishment in the capital's port has been torn off by the force of the wind, and fell without causing further damage to the vicinity of the Post Office building, on the entrance to the city. Hypothetical Hurricanes Wiki is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. On Oct. 6 and 7, NASA's TRMM and Aqua satellites were flying overhead measuring very cold, high thunderstorm cloud tops and heavy rainfall. 0 Comments. •OSMC2018 •ATL2018 The 2016 Hurricane season is over. [11] Despite moving over land, the hurricane's eye remained well-defined and intact as it traversed Nicaragua and Costa Rica. [1], The nascent depression meandered over the southwestern Caribbean Sea, its path to the north blocked by a ridge. Cape Verde storms are so named because they … Hurricane Matthew shattered several records during its deadly march through the Caribbean and up the southeast US coast. As of 24 November, Otto was a category 2 hurricane. Opal was the 9th hurricane of the abnormally active 1995 Atlantic hurricane season. [22], About 10,000 people required humanitarian assistance following the storm. •ATL2020 Dorian is the fourth named storm of the 2019 hurricane season, which runs from June 1 to Nov. 30. What was also unusual about Ophelia is that it kept its hurricane-strength winds and structure right up until it transitioned into an extratropical storm just before it hit Ireland. Hurricane Vince was unusual in its track and location. Hurricane Michael is the 13th major storm identified in the Atlantic hurricane season, and it's moving north through the Gulf of Mexico, where warmer … •IND2020 “So, what we learned was that the [building] code was and is wrong.” Florida’s building code only requires high-impact glass on the first 30 feet of a building in hurricane zones. It is rare for a storm of Otto's ferocity to make landfall so far south in the Caribbean. [1] Six hours later, Otto reached its peak intensity as a Category 3 major hurricane with winds of 115 mph (185 km/h), becoming the latest major hurricane on record in the satellite era. [14] Officials also feared that Otto could damage the nation's coffee crops, which were close to being able to fully harvest. •ATL3092 •ATL1998 Otto gained hurricane status for about 12 hours late Tuesday, making it the seventh hurricane of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, which officially ends Nov. 30. Hurricane Otto was the first tropical cyclone since Hurricane Cesar–Douglas in 1996 to survive the crossover from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. Hurricane landfalls are rare in Hawaii, but brushes by tropical systems are common. Otto is bringing heavy rainfall, which may cause dangerous floods and mudslides. It is the first known instance of a … [16], Due to Otto's significant impacts in Central America, especially in Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua, the name Otto was retired at the WMO's Hurricane Committee on March 26, 2017, and replaced with Owen for the 2022 season. Matthew made landfall in southern Haiti on 4 October – the first category 4 storm to do so since 1963. • SP201819 El Niño years are typically more active in the central Pacific. An unusual twist off the US coast Four hurricanes have hit the US coast this year – Hanna , Isaias , Laura , and Sally , which is more than usual by this point in the hurricane season. •ATL2022 Weakening, it eventually made landfall in Spain as a tropical depression. On March 25, 2004, the first ever recorded hurricane made landfall in the South Atlantic along the Southeastern Coast of Brazil. •EPAC2019 Watching a hurricane make landfall in Central America on Thanksgiving is strange so I began to reflect on the first named storm of the Atlantic basin season. [19] On November 23, the storm reached hurricane intensity, and began a period of rapid intensification, reaching Category 2 intensity by 06:00 UTC the following day, with winds of 105 mph (165 km/h). [14], The outer bands of Otto caused extensive damage in Panama; at least nine people died in various incidents related to the storm. Vince became a hurricane in the eastern Atlantic and tracked northeastward, passing northwest of the Madeira Islands. In a press conference, Varela stated that up to 600 relief units had been prepared in advance. [13] Costa Rica president Luis Guillermo Solís also issued a state of emergency and advised all vehicles to stay off the roads, and that hospitals in the most at-risk areas were having their patients transferred somewhere else. Otto became a rare Atlantic -to-Pacific basin- crossing tropical cyclone when it moved across southern Nicaragua and northern Costa Rica and emerged … Landslides claimed three lives. How strong was Otto hurricane? 11-30 2016 Atlantic hurricane season tracks.jpg. The name Otto will never again be used for another Atlantic hurricane. [1] The storm had well-established outflow to the northeast, fueled by warm water temperatures of around 84 °F (29 °C). • SP201920 One of the strongest tropical cyclones on record so far south in the Caribbean, Tropical Storm Otto was on the verge of becoming a hurricane Tuesday morning. Hurricane Otto in November 2016 moved oceans but kept its original name as an Atlantic-Pacific crossover hurricane. [1], On November 22, Colombian authorities issued a tropical storm watch, later upgraded to a warning, for San Andrés. [1] Concurrently, the system weakened to a tropical storm. Hurricane winds, storm surges and sea waves more than 17m high slammed into the coast, before Katrina moved across coastal Mississippi and southern Alabama, eventually making landfall in … The hurricane's unusually southern formation in the Caribbean Sea led to impacts in countries rarely affected by tropical cyclones. Latest Hurricane The active 2005 season saw letters Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Epsilon and Zeta used. The storm caused damage to south Louisiana and the Bahamas, but the brunt of its impact fell on South Florida, where: About 250,000 people were left homeless in Dade County alone. The season’s most devastating hurricane was Matthew, which left a long trail of destruction from the Lesser Antilles across Haiti, eastern Cuba, and the Bahamas to the southeastern United States. In 2016, Hurricane Otto reached Category 3 … And while November may not be the most active month for hurricanes, it's not a walk in the park either. It has been just over a month since Hurricane Sandy devastated the coastal communities of New York and New Jersey, causing billions of dollars in damages and affecting tens of millions of people. 2021 atlantic spinny cloud season (Free Editing), Hurricane Ivan's Review of the 2020 Pacific Typhoon Season, https://hypotheticalhurricanes.fandom.com/wiki/Hurricane_Otto?oldid=441104, Pages using duplicate arguments in template calls. The hurricane began in the central Bahamas and came ashore as a Category 1 storm in southern Florida. “The whole hurricane season has been very unusual,” said Bob ... though November storms are rare. A Category 5 hurricane, with sustained winds of 165 mph at one point, Ivan was a long-lived “Cape Verde” hurricane. This was actually my first hurricane season - I created it on the day I joined! In over 150 years of records, there has never been a Hurricane to make a direct hit in this area. Beginning on the same day, officials in Panama, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua issued various tropical storm and hurricane watches and warnings from Nargana, Panama to near the mouth of the Río Grande de Matagalpa in Nicaragua. While there may have been other such rare storms in the past, satellite imagery of the South Atlantic began in 1966, and this was the first time a hurricane has ever been detected on such satellite imagery. Unusual ‘Derecho’ Storms Rip Through Midwest The powerful storms, which covered hundreds of miles, brought winds exceeding 100 miles per hour to Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois and Indiana. Accelerating toward the northeast, Otto strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane on the Saffir–Simpson scale on … [1] The National Meteorological Institute of Costa Rica reported that Otto killed at least ten people in the country, mostly from flash flooding and landsides,[1] including six in Upala, three in Bagaces, and one in Guayabo. It's extremely rare that a tropical storm or hurricane hugs the north coast of South America passing directly over Curacao in the Netherland Antilles and over the Guajira Peninsula of … [1] Otto was the first Atlantic hurricane on record to have its eye cross over Costa Rica,[10] and the first hurricane-force system to traverse the nation. [1] The National Meteorological Institute of Costa Rica reported that Otto killed at least ten people in the country, mostly from flash flooding and landsides, [1] including six in Upala, three in Bagaces, and one in Guayabo. Eta, despite a 3½-hour spell as a hurricane Wednesday, had been a tropical storm since Saturday. [1] Around 03:30 UTC on November 25, the eye of Otto emerged over the Eastern Pacific near the Gulf of Papagayo, completing a rare crossover from the Atlantic to Eastern Pacific basin—the first such occurrence in which an Atlantic tropical cyclone retained its name, after a change in WMO naming policy in 2000. Hurricane Otto strengthened to a hurricane Tuesday. The last tropical cyclone to do so was Hurricane Cesar, which made landfall in Nicaragua as a hurricane in late Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Last Wednesday night, August 23, Harvey was a tropical depression, but … [1][10] At 17:30 UTC, Otto made landfall over the Indio Maíz Biological Reserve in southeastern Nicaragua, roughly 12 miles (19 km) northwest of the Nicaragua–Costa Rica border at peak intensity. Hurricane Otto formed on October 6, 2010 and dissipated on October 10. 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