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September 2010 Atlantic Monthly Summary
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ABNT30 KNHC 011156
TWSAT 
MONTHLY TROPICAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 AM EDT FRI OCT 01 2010
 
FOR THE NORTH ATLANTIC...CARIBBEAN SEA AND THE GULF OF MEXICO...
 
EIGHT TROPICAL STORMS FORMED IN THE ATLANTIC BASIN DURING THE MONTH
OF SEPTEMBER.  THREE OF THESE STORMS...IGOR...JULIA...AND KARL...
BECAME MAJOR HURRICANES...AND LISA REACHED HURRICANE STATUS.  THESE
NUMBERS ARE WELL ABOVE THE LONG-TERM (1944-2009) AVERAGES OF 4
TROPICAL STORMS...2 HURRICANES...AND ABOUT 1 MAJOR HURRICANE FOR THE
MONTH OF SEPTEMBER.  ALSO...THE FORMATION OF EIGHT NAMED STORMS
TIES 2002 FOR THE RECORD NUMBER OF NAMED STORMS FORMING IN THE
MONTH OF SEPTEMBER.  IN TERMS OF ACCUMULATED CYCLONE ENERGY...
ACE...WHICH MEASURES THE COMBINED STRENGTH AND DURATION OF TROPICAL
STORMS AND HURRICANES...TROPICAL CYCLONE ACTIVITY IN SEPTEMBER WAS
ABOUT 78 PERCENT ABOVE AVERAGE.

SO FAR THIS SEASON...OVERALL TROPICAL CYCLONE ACTIVITY TO DATE IS
ABOUT 53 PERCENT ABOVE THE LONG-TERM MEDIAN.

REPORTS ON INDIVIDUAL CYCLONES...WHEN COMPLETED...ARE AT THE WEB
SITE OF THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER...USE LOWER-CASE
LETTERS...HTTP://WWW.NHC.NOAA.GOV/2010ATLAN.SHTML

SUMMARY TABLE

NAME                  DATES          MAX WIND (MPH)
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H  ALEX           25 JUN-2 JUL           105
TD TWO                 7-8 JUL            35    
TS BONNIE            22-24 JUL            40
TS COLIN               2-8 AUG            60
TD FIVE              10-11 AUG            35
MH DANIELLE          21-31 AUG           135
MH EARL           25 AUG-5 SEP           145
TS FIONA          30 AUG-4 SEP            60
TS GASTON              1-2 SEP            40
TS HERMINE             6-8 SEP            65
MH IGOR               8-21 SEP           155
MH JULIA             12-20 SEP           135
MH KARL              14-18 SEP           120
H  LISA              21-26 SEP            80 
TS MATTHEW           23-26 SEP            60
TS NICOLE            28-29 SEP            40
 

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FORECASTER KIMBERLAIN/BRENNAN/BLAKE