Tuesday, July 18, 2017

East Pacific Ocean has three storm and one in the Atlantic Ocean. All four are along the ITCZ where the water vapor is.

It has been quiet in the East Pacific and Atlantic with little to worry about. 
Currently, there are three significant storms in the East Pacific; Fernanda 
achieved a category 4 status on the 15th of July with sustained winds of
125 knots per hour (143.8 mph). The central pressure at that time was 
947 millibars of pressure.

Currently, Fernanda is a category 2 and heading north of Hawaii. Hawaii is 19.8968° N latitude and 155.5828° W longitude. The last position of Fernanda is 16.00 N latitude and 133.90 W longitude at 1800 today.

The second storm is Greg which is still a tropical storm and position is
14.60 N latitude and 109.00 W longitude. Current winds are 35 knots per hour
with a central pressure of 1007 millibars.

The third storm in the East Pacific is Tropical Depression Eight with winds of
30 knots per hour and a central pressure of 1007 millibars of pressure.

In the Atlantic Ocean, east of Grenada is Tropical Storm Don with maximum 
winds of 45 knots per hour with a central pressure of 1007 millibars of pressure. Currently, Don has 35 knot per hour winds with a central pressure of 
1010 millibars.

Grenada weather currently 86 degrees Fahrenheit and is stated to feel like 104 F. Winds are out of the east at 16 mph with gusts to 34 mph. Tropical Storm Don is expected to end tonight. Barometric pressure currently 29.86 inches.

July 18, 2017
By Alex Sosnowski

Don will be the second tropical storm (click here) in less than a month to affect portions of the Windward Islands, before drifting into the Caribbean Sea this week....

July 18, 2017; 2230.19z UNISYS Water Vapor Satellite of the North and West Hemisphere (click here for 12 hour loop - thank you)