Two tropical storms forming in eastern Pacific

Carlton Robbins
September 2, 2018

"But it is hurricane season, and there's another one behind that".

Facts:The 2013 Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 60 miles per hour (95 kph) with higher gusts.

Hurricanes are rated according to intensity on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale.

The highest was 60.58 inches which was dropped on Texas by Hurricane Harvey in 2017.

A hurricane watch indicates the possibility that a region could experience hurricane conditions within 48 hours. It had maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour. As of Wednesday, August 29, the Atlantic basin is quiet. They predict a total of 13 named storms and six hurricanes.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles from Norman's center.

With the forecast track keeps Miriam away from the Hawaiian Islands, no impact to land is expected through the Labor Day Weekend.

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NASA's Aqua satellite provided valuable temperature data on Tropical Storm Norman in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

According to the National weather service, "significant flooding" struck many areas in the North-Eastern and Eastern slopes of the Big island.

The tropical wave that would become Hurricane Irma left Africa a year ago on Monday.

Tropical Storm DanielleJune 20, 2016 - Tropical Storm Danielle forms in the Bay of Campeche, and later makes landfall north of Tuxpan, Mexico.

Tropical Storm KarenOctober 3 - Tropical Storm Karen forms in the southeastern Gulf of Mexico.October 5 - Downgraded to a depression off the coast of Louisiana.

The center of the storm is located 1,105 miles ESE of HIlo at 14.2 N 139.4 W, moving west at 12 mph.

The center said Norman could become a hurricane Wednesday and a major hurricane by Thursday. The massive search in the Caribbean Sea has yielded a 225-square-mile debris field but no sign of the ship.

By the weekend, though, Miriam is expected to weaken back into a tropical storm and either continue to weaken or dissipate by Labor Day. Later in the day, Kate weakens to tropical storm.

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