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ABNT30 KNHC 011156
TWSAT 

MONTHLY TROPICAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

FOR THE NORTH ATLANTIC...CARIBBEAN SEA AND THE GULF OF MEXICO...

TWO TROPICAL CYCLONES FORMED IN THE ATLANTIC BASIN IN AUGUST...BOTH
OF WHICH BECAME HURRICANES. BASED ON A 30-YEAR (1981-2010)
CLIMATOLOGY...THREE OR FOUR NAMED STORMS FORM IN THE BASIN IN
AUGUST...WITH ONE OR TWO OF THOSE BECOMING HURRICANES. A MAJOR
HURRICANE OCCURS IN AUGUST IN ABOUT 7 OUT OF 10 YEARS.

IN TERMS OF ACCUMULATED CYCLONE ENERGY...WHICH MEASURES THE COMBINED
STRENGTH AND DURATION OF TROPICAL STORMS AND HURRICANES...ACTIVITY
IN THE BASIN SO FAR IN 2014 HAS BEEN ABOUT 45 PERCENT OF THE 1981-
2010 AVERAGE.

REPORTS ON INDIVIDUAL CYCLONES...WHEN COMPLETED...ARE AT THE WEB
SITE OF THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER...USE LOWER-CASE LETTERS...
WWW.HURRICANES.GOV/2014ATLAN.SHTML

SUMMARY TABLE

NAME                DATES         MAX WIND (MPH)
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H  ARTHUR            1-5 JUL           100
TD TWO             21-23 JUL            35
H  BERTHA            1-6 AUG            80
H  CRISTOBAL       23-29 AUG            85
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* DENOTES A STORM FOR WHICH THE POST-STORM ANALYSIS IS COMPLETE.

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