Oct. 22, 2017 - Photos: Must-see photos of Irma damage in Jacksonville area .... hurricane Irma recap
The Caribbean remains unsettled. This area bears watching as gradual tropical development might try to evolve & develop. Forecast models are finally coming around this possibility so heads-up for late Oct./early Nov.
Interesting map below tweeted by Erik Pindrock shows virtually all of Fl. has experienced at least tropical storm force winds this year... as well as the entire Gulf Coast... & as far north as N. Carolina on the east coast:
Deep oceanic heat content is still very evident - especially over the Caribbean.....
Sea surface temp. anomalies:
East Atlantic IR satellite:
Mid & upper level wind shear (enemy of tropical cyclones) analysis (CIMMS).
In the W. Pacific.... once powerful typhoon "Lan" is weakening as moves into Japan.
SE U.S. surface map:
Surface analysis centered on the tropical Atlantic:
Surface analysis of the Gulf:
Extensive hurricane Irma recap - click here.