10PM Friday Update on Tropical Storm Ernesto… Brand New Tropical Depression # 6 Forms…

TROPICAL STORM ERNESTO DISCUSSION NUMBER  10
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL052012
1100 PM AST FRI AUG 03 2012

CONVECTION HAS BECOME MORE CONCENTRATED NEAR THE CENTER OF ERNESTO DURING THE PAST SEVERAL HOURS.  HOWEVER…SATELLITE INTENSITY ESTIMATES AND AN ABBREVIATED HURRICANE HUNTER MISSION SUGGEST THAT THIS HAS NOT YET RESULTED IN INTENSIFICATION.  THE INITIAL INTENSITY REMAINS 45 KT…AND THE CENTRAL PRESSURE OF 1003 MB IS BASED ON EXTRAPOLATION OF THE HURRICANE HUNTER DATA.  ANALYSIS FROM CIMSS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SUGGEST THAT VERTICAL WIND SHEAR IS DECREASING OVER ERNESTO…AND THE OUTFLOW HAS IMPROVED IN THE WESTERN SEMICIRCLE.

THE INITIAL MOTION IS 275/16…A LITTLE SLOWER THAN BEFORE.  A STRONG LOW/MID-LEVEL SUBTROPICAL RIDGE TO THE NORTH OF ERNESTO SHOULD KEEP THE CYCLONE ON A GENERAL WESTWARD TRACK FOR THE NEXT 36-48 HR…AND THE NEW FORECAST TRACK IS SIMILAR TO THE OLD TRACK DURING THIS PERIOD.  AFTER THAT TIME…THE TRACK FORECAST BECOMES LOWER CONFIDENCE.  THE GLOBAL MODELS FORECAST A DEVELOPING MID/ UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH OVER THE EASTERN UNITED STATES FROM 72-120 HR… WHICH IS EXPECTED TO CAUSE A WEAKNESS IN THE RIDGE OVER THE THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO AND THE ADJACENT LAND AREAS.  THE GFDL… UKMET…AND NOGAPS MODELS RESPOND TO THIS BY FORECASTING ERNESTO TO MOVE NORTHWESTWARD NEAR THE YUCATAN CHANNEL INTO THE SOUTHERN GULF OF MEXICO.  ON THE OTHER HAND…THE ECMWF AND GFS FORECAST ERNESTO TO BE TOO FAR SOUTH TO RESPOND TO THE WEAKNESS…AND THUS SHOW THE CYCLONE MOVING INLAND OVER THE SOUTHERN YUCATAN PENINSULA OR CENTRAL AMERICA.  BASED ON THE PREMISE THAT ERNESTO WILL BE FAR ENOUGH NORTH AND STRONG ENOUGH TO RESPOND TO THE WEAKNESS…THE LATTER PART OF THE NEW FORECAST TRACK IS NUDGED A LITTLE TO THE NORTH OF THE PREVIOUS FORECAST.

THE INTENSITY GUIDANCE REMAINS VERY DIVERGENT.  THE STATISTICAL- DYNAMICAL MODELS FORECAST SIGNIFICANT INTENSIFICATION…WITH THE LGEM CALLING FOR ERNESTO TO BECOME A MAJOR HURRICANE IN 96 HR.  THE DYNAMICAL MODELS OFFER A DISSENTING VIEW…WITH THE GFDL AND HWRF PREDICTING LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH UNTIL ABOUT 96 HR.  IN ADDITION…THE ECMWF FORECASTS ERNESTO TO REMAIN VERY WEAK.  IT IS UNCLEAR WHAT ARE THE NEGATIVE FACTORS THAT THE DYNAMICAL MODELS ARE SEEING…SINCE THE SHEAR IS FORECAST TO BE LIGHT AFTER 24 HR AND THE SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURES ARE VERY WARM.  THE NEW INTENSITY FORECAST SHOWS A LITTLE MORE INTENSIFICATION THAN THE PREVIOUS\ FORECAST THROUGH 48 HR.  AFTER THAT…IT IS THE SAME AS THE PREVIOUS FORECAST DUE TO THE DIVERGENT GUIDANCE.

INTERESTS IN JAMAICA SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF ERNESTO…AS A TROPICAL STORM WATCH COULD BE REQUIRED FOR PORTIONS OF THE ISLAND ON SATURDAY.

Below is the update on newly formed Tropical Depression # 6…..

 

TROPICAL DEPRESSION SIX DISCUSSION NUMBER   1
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL062012
1100 PM AST FRI AUG 03 2012

THE TROPICAL WAVE WHICH EMERGED FROM WEST AFRICA YESTERDAY QUICKLY DEVELOPED A WELL-DEFINED CENTER ALONG WITH SUBSTANTIAL DEEP CONVECTION TODAY. THE COLD CLOUD TOPS ARE MAINLY SOUTH OF THE CENTER DUE TO THE IMPINGING EFFECTS OF MODERATE NORTHEASTERLY VERTICAL SHEAR. DVORAK CURRENT INTENSITY NUMBERS AT 00Z WERE 2.0 FROM TAFB AND 1.5 FROM SAB…AND THE CONVECTIVE STRUCTURE HAS PERSISTED AND IMPROVED SLIGHTLY SINCE THAT TIME. THUS ADVISORIES ARE BEING INITIATED ON TROPICAL DEPRESSION SIX. IT APPEARS THAT THE GENESIS OF THIS CYCLONE WAS AIDED BY THE INTERACTION OF THE WESTWARD MOVING TROPICAL WAVE WITH AN EASTWARD MOVING CONVECTIVELY-COUPLED KELVIN WAVE AS DEPICTED BY ANALYSES FROM SUNY-ALBANY.

MOVEMENT OF THE CYCLONE IS CURRENTLY 290 DEGREES AT 14 KT…AS THE SYSTEM IS PRIMARILY BEING STEERED BY A MID TO UPPER LEVEL RIDGE NORTH OF THE CYCLONE. FINDING THE INITIAL POSITION WAS SUBSTANTIALLY AIDED BY SOME SSMI AND WINDSAT MICROWAVE IMAGERY FROM NRL. THE TROPICAL CYCLONE SHOULD CONTINUE MOVING WEST- NORTHWEST FOR THE NEXT DAY OR TWO IN THE DEEP LAYER FLOW. AFTER ABOUT TWO DAYS…IT IS ANTICIPATED THAT THE CYCLONE WILL BE WEAKENING AND THUS ADVECTED ALONG WESTWARD BY THE LOWER TROPOSPHERIC WINDS. THE FORECAST TRACK FOLLOWS CLOSELY THE TCVA CONSENSUS OF THE DYNAMICAL MODELS.

WHILE THE CYCLONE UNDERWENT GENESIS RATHER QUICKLY TODAY…IT MAY BE THAT THE SYSTEM WILL NOT DEVELOP MUCH FURTHER.  CURRENTLY THE CYCLONE IS BEING AFFECTED BY MODERATE NORTHEASTERLY VERTICAL SHEAR.  WHILE THIS SHOULD DIMINISH IN ABOUT A DAY…THE COMBINATION OF ONLY LUKEWARM SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURES AND A FAIRLY DRY STABLE ATMOSPHERE MAY ALLOW THE CYCLONE TO PEAK ONLY AS A LOW-END TROPICAL STORM.  AFTER ABOUT TWO DAYS…THE SYSTEM SHOULD BE WEAKENING AND IT MAY NO LONGER BE A TROPICAL CYCLONE BY DAY FOUR OR FIVE AS SUGGESTED BY THE GLOBAL AND REGIONAL HURRICANE MODELS.  THE INTENSITY FORECAST IS A BLEND OF THE STATISTICAL LGEM AND SHIPS MODELS AND THE DYNAMICAL GFDL AND HWRF MODELS…WITH A BIT MORE EMPHASIS ON THE LATTER.

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Source: National Hurricane Center

 

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Storms Likely At Times Through Monday… Friday Evening Forecast Update – 9:15pm

Good Friday evening to you! As of 9pm, all showers and storms have dissipated over our coverage area. A stray storm or two is possible tonight, but I really expect most areas to stay rain free. We’re stuck between two ridges this evening, and a weakness over Alabama. This has caused cooler temperatures above the surface over Alabama and increased instability. A setup with cooler air aloft and deep tropical moisture in place is a good setup for showers and storms for mid summer.

We could deal with patchy fog late tonight and early on Saturday, so allow a little extra time on the roads if needed. Highs will reach 90 in many spots on Saturday, but scattered to numerous storms will cool temperatures nicely during the afternoon or evening hours. The chance of rain at your house is at 60%. It will not rain all day, but a good hour or two of rain is certinally possible. We’ll be watching for another small scale disturbance to move through much like today. This feature will help to kick off the storms at some point during the day on Saturday. The best chance of storms will occur near or after lunch, as the surface heats up. A stray storm or two could reach severe limits, with damaging winds the main concern. Skies will remain partly to mostly cloudy through the weekend and early next week. It’s not the best pool or lake forecast for sure. Keep in mind lightning safety. If a storm moves your way, go indoors!

 A weak cold front will move in from the north of Sunday and Monday, which will help to enhance rain chances around here. The chance of rain is at 60% on Sunday and 50% on Monday. Again, it will not rain all day, but storms are possible at any point. We will continue the good rain chances through Tuesday, but the risk of storms starts to trim down a bit by mid-week. Highs will remain in the lower 90s through Wednesday, with lows in the lower 70s.

The beach forecast is looking fair through the weekend and into early next week. The risk of scattered storms will continue, but it’s not going to be an all day washout. Storms will remain scattered at times along the Alabama Gulf Coast and Florida Panhandle. Expect a mix of sun and clouds through the weekend there.

We are watching the latest on Tropical Storm Ernesto. I’ll have an updated discussion from the National Hurricane Center soon. It’s still too early to tell where that system will end up.

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Tropical Storm Ernesto Update…New Troical Development in Atlantic! Tropical Update 4:45pm Friday

TROPICAL STORM ERNESTO DISCUSSION NUMBER   9
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL052012
500 PM AST FRI AUG 03 2012

THE OVERALL STRUCTURE OF ERNESTO HAS BECOME A LITTLE BETTER ORGANIZED DURING THE PAST SEVERAL HOURS…WITH AN INCREASE IN BANDING FEATURES AND CENTRAL CONVECTION.  HOWEVER…WESTERLY SHEAR IS STILL APPARENT WITH MOST OF THE SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY EAST OF THE CENTER.  THE INITIAL INTENSITY IS HELD AT 45 KT PENDING THE ARRIVAL OF AN AIR FORCE RESERVE PLANE THIS EVENING.  WESTERLY SHEAR IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS…WHICH COULD IMPEDE STRENGTHENING.  THERE REMAINS A LARGE DIVERGENCE IN THE INTENSITY GUIDANCE…WITH THE GFS AND ECMWF BASICALLY DISSIPATING THE SYSTEM AND THE STATISTICAL MODELS SHOWING ERNESTO BECOMING A HURRICANE IN A COUPLE DAYS.  THE NHC INTENSITY FORECAST REMAINS NEAR THE INTENSITY CONSENSUS…AND IS CLOSE TO THE PREVIOUS PREDICTION.  NEEDLESS TO SAY…THIS IS AN UNCERTAIN FORECAST.

ERNESTO CONTINUES TO MOVE TOWARD THE WEST OR 275/18.   THERE IS NO CHANGE TO THE SYNOPTIC REASONING FROM THE PREVIOUS FORECAST AS THE CYCLONE REMAINS EMBEDDED WITHIN A FAST EASTERLY FLOW SOUTH OF THE SUBTROPICAL RIDGE. THIS STEERING PATTERN SHOULD KEEP THE CYCLONE ON A GENERAL WESTWARD TRACK FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.  AFTER THAT…THE RIDGE WILL PROBABLY WEAKEN SOMEWHAT…CAUSING ERNESTO TO  SLOW DOWN AND GAIN A LITTLE LATITUDE.  HOWEVER…TRACK MODELS HAVE A LARGE SPREAD IN THE LONG TERM WITH LARGE DIFFERENCES IN THE STRENGTH OF THE RIDGE.  THE OFFICIAL FORECAST IS NUDGED TO THE WEST…AND LIES ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE MODEL CONSENSUS.  ALTHOUGH THE NHC FORECAST IS WELL TO THE NORTH OF THE NORMALLY RELIABLE GFS AND ECMWF MODELS…THESE MODELS ARE SHOWING A RATHER WEAK SYSTEM IN A FEW DAYS…AND ARE NOT THOUGHT TO BE THE MOST REPRESENTATIVE IN THIS CASE. 

The map above shows the 3 areas we’re watching. Below is an update from the National Hurricane Center on the #1 and #2 system.

1. A WELL-DEFINED LOW PRESSURE AREA ASSOCIATED WITH A TROPICAL WAVE IS LOCATED OVER THE EASTERN TROPICAL ATLANTIC ABOUT 135 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS.  ALTHOUGH ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS ARE CURRENTLY CONDUCIVE FOR TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION…DRY AIR AND COOLER WATERS COULD INHIBIT ADDITIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN A DAY OR TWO.  THIS SYSTEM HAS A MEDIUM CHANCE…50 PERCENT…OF BECOMING A TROPICAL CYCLONE DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS AS IT MOVES WEST-NORTHWESTWARD AT ABOUT 15 MPH.

2. A LARGE AREA OF DISORGANIZED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE CENTRAL AND NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS AND ADJACENT WESTERN ATLANTIC WATERS IS ASSOCIATED WITH A SURFACE TROUGH.  UPPER-LEVEL WINDS COULD BECOME A LITTLE MORE CONDUCIVE FOR DEVELOPMENT OVER THEWEEKEND AS THE TROUGH MOVES TO THE NORTHWEST AT 5 TO 10 MPH.  THIS SYSTEM HAS A LOW CHANCE…20 PERCENT…OF BECOMING A TROPICAL CYCLONE DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

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Severe Threat Ending Today… Rain and Storms Continue On and Off… – Friday Update 4pm

Good Friday afternoon to you! I’ve got good news for you. The threat of severe weather is really starting to die out. While an isolated strong storm is possible, the threat of organized severe storms just isn’t coming together. We are still under a severe thunderstorm watch until 7pm, but I wouldn’t be shocked if the watch is canceled early. Keep the rain gear handy through this evening. It will not rain all night, but rain is possible at times. Rain will gradually come to an end tonight. More storms are expected on Saturday and Sunday.

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2:20pm Friday Radar Update…Strong Storms in Southwest AL…

Good Friday afternoon to you! As of 2:20pm, strong storms are moving across much of southwest Alabama. These storms are packing a punch and are producing gusty winds, heavy rain and intense lightning. Go indoors if a storm moves over your area. These storms are moving southeast at 30mph, and will likely impact much of central Alabama. Areas north of Tuscaloosa and Birmingham will have a hard time getting big storms this afternoon due to a more stable atmosphere. Outflow from morning storms to the north and extra cloud cover has really kept things in check so far across our northern Counties or north of Tuscaloosa.

Expect many spots to get a good soaking as the afternoon moves along. Storms will gradually die down after sunset, as the rain cools many spots off and the atmosphere calms down a bit. A few seveve thunderstorm warnings are possible between now and 7pm. The best chance of that will occur inside the severe thunderstorm watch area. The counties outlined in pink are under the severe thunderstorm watch through 7pm.

Good rain chances will continue on and off through the weekend. Just like today, storms will come and go. It will not rain all day everyday. We’ll have plenty of breaks in the rain with some sun at times through Sunday.

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Until 7pm Friday! Severe Weather Update – 12:20pm

EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 1215 PM UNTIL 700 PM CDT.

HAIL TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER…THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH…AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 50 STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 40 MILES SOUTH  SOUTHWEST OF GREENWOOD MISSISSIPPI TO 50 MILES NORTHEAST OF SELMA  ALABAMA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE  ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

REMEMBER…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE  FAVORABLE FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH  AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN AND OCCASIONALLY DO PRODUCE TORNADOES.

DISCUSSION…DIFFERENTIAL HEATING ON THE S EDGE OF A CLOUD BAND ACROSS NRN MS/AL WILL PROMOTE NEW THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS CENTRAL MS/AL.  STRONG INSTABILITY IS ALREADY PRESENT ACROSS THIS AREA /MLCAPE AOA 3000 J PER KG/…AND EFFECTIVE BULK SHEAR OF 25-30 KT WILL SUPPORT A RISK FOR ORGANIZED MULTICELL CLUSTERS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING DOWNBURST WINDS AND ISOLATED LARGE HAIL THIS AFTERNOON.

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New Update on Tropical Storm Ernesto…Friday Update 9:50am

TROPICAL STORM ERNESTO DISCUSSION NUMBER   8
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL052012
1100 AM AST FRI AUG 03 2012

DATA FROM A RECONNAISSANCE PLANE AND RADAR FROM MARTINIQUE SHOWED THE SMALL BUT WELL-DEFINED CENTER OF ERNESTO MOVED WESTWARD JUST SOUTH OF OR OVER ST. LUCIA EARLY THIS MORNING. BASED ON THE AIRCRAFT AND SURFACE OBSERVATIONS…THE INITIAL INTENSITY IS SET AT45 KNOTS. THESE WINDS ARE CONFINED TO A SMALL AREA NORTH OF THE CENTER.  FAST-MOVING TROPICAL CYCLONES TYPICALLY DO NOT STRENGTHEN MUCH AND IN FACT…LATEST SATELLITE IMAGES INDICATE LITTLE CHANGE IN THE STRUCTURE OF THE CYCLONE.

ERNESTO IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST OR 275 DEGREES AT 18 KNOTSEMBEDDED WITHIN A FAST EASTERLY FLOW SOUTH OF THE SUBTROPICAL RIDGE. THIS STEERING PATTERN SHOULD KEEP THE CYCLONE ON A GENERAL WESTWARD TRACK FOR THE NEXT 2 TO 3 DAYS. BY THE TIME ERNESTO REACHES THE WESTERN CARIBBEAN…THE STEERING FLOW IS EXPECTED TO WEAKEN AND ERNESTO IS FORECAST TO SLOW DOWN. THE COMBINATION OF LOW SHEAR AND HIGH UPPER-OCEAN HEAT CONTENT IN THE WESTERN CARIBBEAN SEA WOULD FAVOR SOME INTENSIFICATION…AND ERNESTO IS FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE IN THE NORTHWESTERN CARIBBEAN SEA.  THE OFFICIAL FORECAST FOLLOWS THE INTENSITY CONSENSUS…BUT ONE SHOULD NOTE THAT BOTH THE SHIPS AND LGEM INTENSITY MODELS ARE FORECASTING A STRONGER HURRICANE.

MOST OF THE TRACK GUIDANCE IS IN PRETTY GOOD AGREEMENT THAT ERNESTO WILL BE RACING WESTWARD ACROSS THE EASTERN AND CENTRAL CARIBBEAN DURING THE NEXT 2 TO 3 DAYS. AFTER THAT…TRACK MODELS DIVERGE CONSIDERABLY AND SOME MODELS KEEP ERNESTO ON A MORE WESTWARD TRACK…WHILE ANOTHER GROUP TURN THE CYCLONE MORE TO THE NORTHWEST…DEPENDING UPON HOW THE MODELS DEPICT THE STRENGTH OF RIDGE TO THE NORTH. NEVERTHELESS…ALL INDICATIONS ARE THAT ERNESTO WILL BE MOVING ACROSS THE NORTHWESTERN CARIBBEAN SEA IN 4 TO 5 DAYS.

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