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July 2007 Atlantic Monthly Summary
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ABNT30 KNHC 011151
TWSAT
MONTHLY TROPICAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 AM EDT WED AUG 1 2007

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

TROPICAL CYCLONE ACTIVITY IN THE ATLANTIC BASIN DURING JULY WAS NEAR
AVERAGE.  ONE TROPICAL STORM...CHANTAL...FORMED DURING THE MONTH...
WHICH MATCHES THE LONG-TERM AVERAGE OF ONE TROPICAL STORM DURING
JULY.  SO FAR...THE 2007 HURRICANE SEASON IS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE...
AS THE THIRD TROPICAL STORM OF THE YEAR FORMS...ON AVERAGE...
AROUND AUGUST 12.

CHANTAL FORMED FROM A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OF NON-TROPICAL ORIGIN
ABOUT 240 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF BERMUDA EARLY ON 31 JULY.  IT
MOVED NORTH-NORTHEASTWARD TO NORTHEASTWARD AT AN INCREASING FORWARD
SPEED AND REACHED ITS PEAK INTENSITY OF 50 MPH LATER ON 31 JULY.
CHANTAL WAS SHORT-LIVED...AND IT LOST ITS TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS
BY EARLY ON 1 AUGUST AS IT APPROACHED SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND.

SUMMARY TABLE

NAME               DATES        MAX WIND    DEATHS    U.S. DAMAGE
                                  MPH                  $MILLION
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TS CHANTAL  31 JULY-1 AUGUST       50          0          0
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NOTE...DATES BASED ON COORDINATED UNIVERSAL TIME (UTC)

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FORECASTER BLAKE/PASCH