08/28/2022, 8:56 am EDT

Suppressed Tropics in August About to Change?

Circumstances leading to an unusually dry mid-troposphere during August should start to ease in early September and allow tropical cyclone development to occur and flourish in some sectors. Tropical Disturbance 91L in the central North Atlantic tropics has a chance to become a tropical cyclone while an uptick in southwest Gulf of Mexico and outer North Atlantic tropics activity is likely by late this week.
08/26/2022, 8:19 am EDT

ECM Week 1-6 Outlook Suggests Peak of Tropical Cyclone Season is Around October 1st in North Atlantic

ECMWF indicates the low relative humidity in the low-to-middle troposphere across the central North Atlantic tropics inhibiting August tropical cyclone development eases very slowly in September and not until late month and early October is that pattern favorable for widespread tropical threats. A late peak of season this year!
08/24/2022, 5:20 am EDT

An Update on Global Drought Areas

Strong to sometimes historic drought has affected many key areas during JUN/JUL/AUG 2022 including China, Europe, the U.S. and South America. 15-day rainfall outlooks indicate more dryness for China, redeveloping dryness in South America, wiping out the Southern U.S. drought and some beneficial rains for parts of the Europe drought area.
08/22/2022, 7:11 pm EDT

North Atlantic Basin Reginal SSTA Trends

As. September 1st approaches, the main development region for hurricanes in the outer tropical North Atlantic is marginally warmer than normal, the greatest warming trend is in the Caribbean Sea and the northeast Gulf of Mexico is steadily warming.