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Weather Outlook: Week of June 13, 2016

The main story this week will be the continued transition towards a summer-like weather pattern across North America. The morning 500 mb analysis shows a strong ridge in place across much of the United States east of the Rocky Mountains. A trough is noted across the Desert Southwest, but this trough is expected to lift out, with the ridge intensifying to the east. This will result in rather warm weather across much of the U.S. during the upcoming week. (Read more).


Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Activity

Tropical DepressionTropical StormHurricaneMajor Hurricane
less than 39 MPH39-73 MPH74-110 MPHgreater than 110 MPH
less than 34 knots34-63 knots64-95 knotsgreater than 95 knots
less than 63 kph63-118 kph119-177 kphgreater than 177 kph

Storm NameMaximum WindsMinimum Pressure
Alex (01/13-15)85 MPH981 mb
Bonnie (05/27-06/05)45 MPH1,006 mb
Colin (06/05-07)50 MPH1,000 mb
Danielle (06/19-21)45 MPH1,007 mb
Earl (08/02-)80 MPH979 mb
Fiona (8/17-23)50 MPH1,004 mb
Gaston (active)
Hermine
Ian
Julia
Karl
Lisa
Matthew
Nicole
Otto
Paula
Richard
Shary
Tobias
Virginie
Walter