09/04/2023, 1:14 pm EDT

New Tropical Disturbance (95L) Could Threaten East Coast as a Major Hurricane in 10 Days

In today's U.S. Holiday Report, significantly cooler adjustments are made for next week's forecast. However, of concern is an emerging tropical disturbance in the east-central North Atlantic tropics given a 90% chance to become a tropical cyclone by NOAA and projected to reach major hurricane intensity in 4-5 days by tropical cyclone models. Operational models suggest an East Coast threat in 10 days.
09/04/2023, 9:25 am EDT

Very Dry Month of August in Australia

August 2023 was very dry across the southwest and southeast/east continent with only parts of interior Western Australia wetter than normal. The dry bias to Australia climate caused by El Nino and positive phase Indian Ocean dipole (+IOD) has emerged.