The 2013 Atlantic basin hurricane season and a look back at 2012

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Hurricane Sandy: a $300 billion storm; October 24, 2012. Sandy, 2012’s ninth hurricane, became a huge storm with wind and rain bands reaching out 500 km or more from the storm center, producing 15-50 cm of rain and flooding in Jamaica, Bermuda, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Cuba, New Jersey, and New York. Presentation courtesy of Dr. Walter Hays, Global Alliance for Disaster Reduction

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The 2013 Atlantic basin hurricane season and a look back at 2012

  1. 1. SUPER STORM SANDY: OCT. 29-30, 2012
  2. 2. 2013 ATLANTIC BASIN HURRICANE SEASON
  3. 3. LOOKING BACK AT 2012
  4. 4. ACTUAL STORMS EXCEEDED THE FORECAST FORECAST: 15 NAMED STORMS WITH 4-8 BECOMING HURRICANES
  5. 5. 2012’s ACTUAL STORMS EXCEEDED THE FORECAST FORECAST: 15 NAMED STORMS WITH 4-8 BECOMING HURRICANES
  6. 6. ACTUAL: TWENTY NAMED STORMS; 10 HURRICANES
  7. 7. NAMED STORMS IN 2012 • ALBERTO - Tropical storm; May 19 • BERYL - Tropical storm; May 27 • CHRIS – Hurricane; June 21 • DEBBY – Tropical storm; June 23 • ERNESTO –Hurricane; Aug 3 • FLORENCE –Tropical storm: Aug 5 • GORDON –Hurricane, August 16
  8. 8. NAMED STORMS FOR 2012 • HELENE –Tropical Storm, Aug. 19 • ISAAC – Hurricane, August 21 • JOYCE –Tropical Storm, Aug. 25 • KIRK –Tropical Storm. Aug. 27 • LESLIE –Hurricane, Sept. 5 • MICHAEL –Hurricane, Sept. 5 • NADINE – Hurricane, Sept. 12
  9. 9. NAMED STORMS IN 2012 • OSCAR – Tropical Storm; Oct. 4 • PATTY – Tropical Storm; Oct. 11 • RAFAEL – Hurricane; October 12 • SANDY– Super Hurricane; October 22 • TONY – Tropical Storm; Oct. 24
  10. 10. SANDY: A $300 BILLION STORM; OCTOBER 24, 2012 Sandy, 2012’s ninth hurricane, became a huge storm with wind and rain bands reaching out 500 km or more from the storm center, producing 15-50 cm of rain and flooding in Jamaica, Bermuda, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Cuba, New Jersey, and New York
  11. 11. CAT I HURRICANE SANDY: OCTOBER 24
  12. 12. SANDY: RAIN IN HAITI
  13. 13. SANDY REACHES HAVANA. CUBA: OCTOBER 25
  14. 14. SANDY: RAIN IN CUBA
  15. 15. SANDY: RAIN BEGINS IN FT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA; OCT. 26
  16. 16. OCEAN CITY, MARYLAND
  17. 17. REHOBOTH BEACH, DELAWARE: OCT. 29
  18. 18. SUPER STORM SANDY: OCT. 29-30, 2012
  19. 19. $360 MILLION STORM SURGE, NEW HAVEN, CT: OCT. 30
  20. 20. FLOODING IN BROOKLYN
  21. 21. NEW JERSEY: ATLANTIC CITY UNDER WATER
  22. 22. NEW JERSEY: OCEAN FRONT FLOODING
  23. 23. NEW JERSEY: STREET FLOODED
  24. 24. THE 2013 ATLANTIC BASIN HURRICANE SEASON
  25. 25. FORECAST OF THE NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION FORECAST: 13-20 NAMED STORMS WITH 7-10 BECOMING HURRICANES
  26. 26. NAMES OF 2013’S STORMS • ANDREA - Tropical storm; June 5 • BARRY - Tropical storm; June 19 • CHANTAL – Tropical storm; July 7 • DORIAN – Tropical Storm; July 22 • ERIN – • FERNAND – • GABRIELLE –
  27. 27. NAMES OF 2013’S STORMS • HUMBERTO – • INGRID – • JERRY – • KAREN – • LORENZO – • MELISSA – • NESTOR –
  28. 28. NAMES OF 2013’S STORMS • OLGA – • PABLO – • REBEKAH – • SEBASTIEN – • TANYA – • VAN -- • WENDY --
  29. 29. STORM TRACKS OF ANDREA, BARRY, CHANTAL, AND DORIAN
  30. 30. TROPICAL STORM ANDREA --- FIRST STORM OF 2013 SEASON A Rain Maker
  31. 31. ANDREA: JUNE 5, 2013
  32. 32. ANDREA’S IMPACTS • The precursor to Andrea dropped nearly 12 inches (300 mm) of rainfall in the Yucatán Peninsula. • In Cuba, the storm brought flooding, especially in the Pinar del Rio Province, and over 1,000 people fled their homes, mainly along the Cuyaguateje River. .
  33. 33. ANDREA’S IMPACTS • In Florida, the storm brought heavy rainfall that caused localized flooding and five tornadoes that downed power lines and trees and caused significant roof damage. • As Andrea died, heavy rains occurred in the Eastern United States and Atlantic Canada, causing flooding in Nova Scotia. • .
  34. 34. ANDREA’S IMPACTS • the precursor to Andrea dropped nearly 12 inches (300 mm) of rainfall in the Yucatán Peninsula. In Cuba, the storm brought flooding, especially in Pinar del Río Province. Over 1,000 people fled their homes, mainly along the Cuyaguateje River. A tornado was also spawned in the area, which damaged 3 homes. In Florida, the storm brought heavy rainfall to some areas, causing
  35. 35. TROPICAL STORM BARRY --- SECOND STORM OF 2013 SEASON A Rain Maker and Power Disupter
  36. 36. BARRY: JUNE 19, 2013
  37. 37. BARRY’S IMPACTS • In the Mexican state of Yucatan, wind gusted up to 48 mph (77 km/h) and heavy rains downed trees and power lines; more than 26,000 residents lost power after lightning struck a nearby power station and caused a fire. • El Salvador experienced flooding.
  38. 38. BARRY’S IMPACTS • Heavy rains in Honduras triggered flooding that damaged 60 homes and affected 300 people. • In southern Belize, an estimated 10 in (250 mm) of rain fell in 24 hours, causing several rivers to over-top their banks and some to evacuate.]
  39. 39. TROPICAL STORM CHANTAL --- THIRD STORM OF 2013 SEASON A Rain Maker
  40. 40. TROPICAL STORM CHANTAL: JULY 8, 2013
  41. 41. A tropical storm warning was issued for Puerto Rico, Barbados, Dominica, Saint Lucia, Martinique, Guadeloupe, and Miami. July 8th
  42. 42. CHANTAL’S IMPACTS • Chantal produced heavy rainfall in Hispaniola, forcing thousands to evacuate their homes. • In the Dominican Republic, flooding from the storm killed one person in Maimon.1]
  43. 43. TROPICAL STORM DORIAN --- FOURTH STORM OF 2013 SEASON No Notable Impacts
  44. 44. TROPICAL STORM DORIAN: JULY 22-27, 2013

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