[134], In Long Island, New York, heavy surf produced by Earl inundated much of Jones Beach State Park, leading to officials closing the area for several days. Hurricane Bill is pictured moving in the Altantic Ocean in a satellite taken August 19, 2009. The message is for everyone to pay attention."[62]. At 15:00 UTC on August 29, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) reported that Earl had sustained winds of 75 miles (120 km) per hour, with minimum air pressures of 985 millibars. Dorian began moving northwestward later on September 3. View all Hurricane Earl - Aug 2010 Maps and Infographics Most Read. Officials in Dare County, North Carolina, issued mandatory evacuation orders September 2 for visitors to the coastal county, including the Outer Banks. Over the course of 24 hours on September 2–3, the storm traveled less than 30 miles while straddling Grand Bahama Island. A surface low developed in association with the tropical disturbance, and thunderstorms became well-enough organized around the low pressure area for the system to be deemed a tropical depression on the 25th. On August 31, mandatory evacuations began on North Carolina's Ocracoke Island. The average date of 2 nd hurricane formation for all of these years is August 21, and you will note that five years with very high ACE values of 170 or greater did not have their 2 nd hurricane formation until August 20 th or later. [59] Officials in New York and New Jersey also responded to the threat of Earl. YE 14:58, August 1, 2010 (UTC) That's actually the main system that is part of the 10% probability on the Atlantic side. [54] A spokesman for the NHC, Dennis Feltgen, stated that not since Hurricane Bob in 1991 had such a large region of the U.S. East Coast been under threat from a hurricane. The mandatory evacuation extended to residents in some areas, including the town of South Nags Head and Hatteras Island. Tracking nearly due west, the system attained tropical storm intensity within hours of genesis. This was the second shortest straight-line distance tracked by an Atlantic major hurricane in a 24-hour period since 1950. Ever. Beach to Beacon 10k & Training. In addition, the NOAA stated that they are still expecting an active hurricane season! Right? Following the passage of Earl, Philmore Mullin, Director of the National Office of Disaster Services, expressed his concern for the lack of action taken by residents prior to the hurricane's arrival. [81] Some roof damage was sustained by homes on the island as well. 1995 | 1996 ... Richard updated 9 August 2011. In Sint Maarten, the highest gust observed was 88 mph (142 km/h). [102][103] Dozens of roads were shut down across the island due to flooding and downed power lines. Accordingly, the depression was declared to have become the fifth tropical storm of the season, and received the name Earl. [151] According to state transportation officials, northbound and southbound traffic along the Maine Turnpike was down 19% and 2.7% respectively, indicating that many tourists who were expected to travel to the region changed their plans. Worthy of note. [94] Hotels throughout the area suffered extensive losses, with three losing $300,000 in damage. On December 9, 2009, the Colorado State University made their first forecast for the 2010 hurricane season. An estimated 250,000 people were expected to travel to the region for the Labor Day weekend, increasing the risk of loss of life from rip currents. ACE range: 190 percent of average Mexico + 29 more. [148], In parts of Rhode Island, coastal flooding inundated low-lying roads, leaving ocean debris behind. [107], Off the coast of Florida, near the Bahamas, one person went missing and is believed to have drowned after encountering 30 m (98 ft) waves produced by Earl. [46], Beginning on August 28, local governments placed emergency agencies on standby for possible damage from Hurricane Earl. Tourists in the area were warned of the likely impact of the coming storm by the Department of Tourism, Culture and Heritage. The storm made landfall in Queens County near Western Head, Nova Scotia around 1400 UTC on September 4, as a Category 1 hurricane with sustained winds of 75 mph (120 km/h). If the activity reaches the upper end of our predicted ranges, the season will be … After maintaining winds of 50 mph (85 km/h) for nearly two days, Earl began to strengthen as it neared the Lesser Antilles. Archive for August 2010 « Hurricane Ange home page « Older Entries. [163], Throughout Prince Edward Island, high winds left roughly 9,000 homes and businesses without power. During the late morning of August 30, some of the hurricane warnings were replaced by tropical storm warnings; the Turks and Caicos islands were also placed under a tropical storm watch. [36] The next day, Antigua and Barbuda and the Netherlands Antilles issued tropical storm watches for Antigua, Barbuda, Montserrat, St Kitts and Nevis and Anguilla and for Sint Maarten, Saba and Sint Eustatius. governor declares state of emergency", "At Category 2, Hurricane Earl spins off North Carolina", "Hurricane Earl Public Advisory Thirty-Three A", "Hurricane Earl Public Advisory Thirty-Five", "Tropical Storm Earl Public Advisory Forty A", "Tropical Storm Earl Public Advisory Forty-One A", "Tropical Storm Earl Public Advisory Forty-Two", "Tropical Storm Earl Public Advisory Forty-Three", "Earl close to being a category three as it lashes northern Caribbean islands – up next, possible hurricane conditions along portions of the East Coast to Nova Scotia", "Provincial Release at 5:00 pm ADT From Emergency Management Office", "Antigua counting the cost of Hurricane Earl", "Hurricane Earl lashes Caribbean, threatens US", "CDEMA Situation Report No. The next P-3 mission will be a take-off at 08 UTC 1 September with N42RF. [96], Throughout the United States Virgin Islands, high winds, gusting up to 69 mph (111 km/h),[97] and heavy rains, peaking at 3.02 in (77 mm) on St. Thomas,[98] caused significant damage to roadways and power lines. [31] After crossing Prince Edward Island, the storm entered the Gulf of Saint Lawrence. [58], On August 30, emergency officials in Massachusetts began early-stage emergency plans, ensuring that all communities had shelters, generators, sand bags and other disaster prevention materials. The aircraft will depart Barbados, fly a mission enroute in Hurricane Earl, and recover at Macdill AFB in Tampa. [74], Earl was predicted to have an 80% chance of striking Nova Scotia (60% chance as a hurricane) since the end of August. [78] While ferries in the area were cancelled, the Confederation Bridge linking New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island was not closed. This request was later approved by President Barack Obama in late September. Following an assessment of the damage, total losses were placed at $2.5 million, allowing the governor of the U.S. V.I. In two of our recent posts, "What's all this talk about La Nina?" Three homes were destroyed and 25 others were damaged by the storm. Monday, August 2, 2010 Tiny's big win in Monroe Hurricane Little Feat - Winners, Best of Opposite Sex at the Ann Arbor Kennel Club - Michigan Brittany Specialty show July 10, 2010 … The action authorized the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to coordinate relief efforts and makes federal funds available. Atomic7732 04:00, August 1, 2010 (UTC) it is in a hostile environment sadly. 2010 Atlantic Hurricane Season. Bastardi still expects a "frenzy of activity" in the coming weeks. and "Busy Hurricane Season? [93] On Anguilla, the highest wind gust reach 88 mph (142 km/h). YE 14:54, August 1, 2010 (UTC) 25 kts already. Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Tracks. Once winds dropped below 65 mph (100 km/h), roughly 400 crewmen began fixing damaged lines. [17] Several hours later, the storm further intensified into a major hurricane. Atomic7732 17:26, August 1, 2010 (UTC) It's up to 80% on NHC! Since Aug. 20, we've already had one named system form in the Atlantic Basin. It formed in the Main Development Region to the east of the Windward Islands. Onshore, strong winds and heavy rain affected much of Atlantic Canada; rainfall peaked at 3 in (76.5 mm) in Edmundston, New Brunswick. [98] In San Juan, 3.57 inches (91 mm) of rain fell during the passage of Earl. [16] Around 1200 UTC, the center of Earl passed roughly 25 mi (35 km) east-northeast of St. Martin with sustained winds of 110 mph (175 km/h). Despite all the news hysteria, no notable trends can be found. [117] Damage in Dare County totaled over $500,000 (2010 USD), with 79 houses in the county sustaining minor damage and another six receiving major damage, mainly due to storm surge. Losses in the state reached $14,000. [157], Throughout the affected region, about 252,000 residences, nearly one million people, were left without power as a result of Earl. [146] On the other hand, supply stores saw improved sales, experiencing a 20% increase in revenues. (2010) discussing the linkages between tropical cyclones and climate change / global warming — as an update to the IPCC AR4 statements Whether the characteristics of tropical cyclones have changed or will change in a warming climate — and if so, how … Steve and I have never crossed that line from barely-squeaking-by to living comfortably. Although the center of the storm remained more than 100 mi (160 km) offshore, wind gusts reached 45 mph (72 km/h) in the state. Good Riddance to Bad Rubbish. August 2, 2010 at 3:14 pm The rest of this hurricane season will be dominated by the Cape Verde storms as normal. Dr. @RyanMaue has updated the global hurricane frequency chart. In Suffolk County and Nassau County on Long Island, emergency officials prepared for winds in excess of 40 mph (64 km/h) and warned that evacuations were possible. 3 – Hurricane Earl", "Hurricane Earl damages amount to $34M, report finds", http://www.meteo.fr/temps/domtom/antilles/pack-public/cyclone/saison2010/earl_%20gd_idn.pdf, "Hurricane Earl Hitting the Virgin Islands and Flooding Puerto Rico", "Category 4 Earl batters northeast Caribbean", "Caribbean countries cleaning up after close encounter with Earl", "CDEMA Situation Report No. [42] Several hours later, all warnings for Antigua and Barbuda were discontinued. [7] However, dry air caught in Earl's circulation precluded additional intensification,[8] causing the storm to maintain 45 mph (75 km/h) maximum sustained winds for 36 hours. Tomas updated 16 March 2011. [138] It was later determined that LIPA had "jumped the gun" on the situation and brought in the assistance without necessity. Atomic7732 04:00, August 1, 2010 (UTC) it is in a hostile environment sadly. At the height of the storm, Nova Scotia Routes 207, 331 and 333 were shut down due to flooding and downed power lines. Igor developed off the west coast of Africa on September 6 th and became a tropical storm on September 8 th.On the 11 th, Igor became the fourth hurricane of the 2010 Atlantic season, and rapidly intensified into a strong Category 4 storm on September 12 th with maximum sustained winds of 150 mph (241 km/hr) by the next day. [18] That afternoon, Earl became a Category 4 hurricane, attaining winds of 135 mph (215 km/h) before leveling out in intensity. Earl passed through the Northern Leeward Islands, Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Monday August 31, 2010. [34], In Anegada, a geological study, focusing on beach deposits from two significant wash-out events between 1650 and 1800, was given additional research material by the storm. Chatham, Massachusetts was under a voluntary evacuation order. There isn’t much in the way of news to report today, because another major project has kept me busy over the past week. Several hotels estimated that 10% of the revenue was lost, this equates to hundreds of thousands of dollars. [55] Cape Cod, Massachusetts was placed under a hurricane warning by this time and this remained in place until Earl was downgraded to a tropical storm the following day. [164] Intense winds produced by the storm felled numerous trees, some more than 100 years old, and damaged homes. The yellow and green areas indicate moderate rainfall between .78 to 1.57 inches per hour. Home Miami Hurricane Page 1 Reference URL Share . The storm intensified into a hurricane on August 29 and later a major hurricane on August 30 as it brushed the Leeward Islands. Not on TWO, looks very good. Therefore there will be less than 35 more waves during the season. [67], On September 2, the Canadian Hurricane Center issued a hurricane watch for areas in Nova Scotia between Medway Harbour and Digby as well as a tropical storm watch from the edges of the hurricane watch to Ecum Secum and Fort Lawrence. Hurricane Earl - August 29-September 4, 2010. Press releases were made to the public in order to give sufficient time for preparations. However, high-sided vehicles and motorcycles were barred from crossing for six hours at the height of the storm. Week. [162] Roughly 90,000 Nova Scotia residences had their electricity restored by 10:00 pm the same night. GFS had a weak tropical storm popping up from that area the other day. Sunday, August 29, 2010 will mark the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's landfall in Louisiana. [37] Hours later, most of the watches were upgraded to tropical storm warnings; a tropical storm watch was also issued for the United States Virgin Islands. Hurricane Earl was a long-lived tropical cyclone that became the fifth named storm of the 2010 Tropical Season. [92] In Montserrat, moderate damage took place as a result of Earl. [142] During the height of the storm, heavy rains and winds up to 58 mph (93 km/h) buffeted the coastline. The city received some of the worst impacts from the storm, experiencing near-hurricane-force winds around 12:00 pm (local time) on September 4. Waves off of Africa trigger the Cape Verde storms. An estimated 6,600 residences were left without power due to Hurricane Earl. [90] Several streets were also flooded throughout the area. On September 20th, 2010, residents on the eastern coast of Newfoundland prepared for the arrival of Hurricane Igor. Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Tracks. For those of you who don't know, I'm going to be moving to Hermosa Beach, CA. The CSU team have issued an early forecast of 16 named storms, eight hurricanes, and four major hurricanes for the year, with above-average probability for major hurricanes making landfall along the continental United States coastline and in th… Additionally, routine Hurricane Hunter missions were flown into Earl, a DC-8 and the first use of an unmanned research drone. Will it be Four? The Seven Wonders of the World. [116] The highest winds were recorded in Cape Hatteras at 67 mph (108 km/h) and gusts reached 83 mph (134 km/h);[117] however, there were few reports of damage in relation to the winds. Chief Hurricane Expert Joe Bastardi has been predicting this 2010 Atlantic Hurricane Season to ramp up starting Aug. 20, and the tropics are doing just that. [130] The outer bands of Earl brought gusty winds and minimal rainfall, peaking at 0.22 in (5.6 mm) in Chatsworth. [115] Heavy rains accompanied the storm, peaking at 4.52 in (115 mm) in Cape Hatteras. The strongest East Pacific hurricane in August was Hurricane Genevieve. Earl developed from a tropical wave west of the Cape Verde islands on August 25, quickly strengthened to a tropical storm, and then became a hurricane on August 29 near the Lesser Antilles. Well the year’s more than half over, but I am very much looking forward to Christmas. [133] After nearly two weeks of beaches being shut down, swimmers were finally allowed to enter the water on September 5 throughout New Jersey. On August 30, it intensified rapidly from Category 1 to 4. [147] Throughout the state, Earl left $20,000 in damage. One death occurred in Antigua and Barbuda when a person was electrocuted while attempting to restore power. On September 2, the Red Cross placed over 900 volunteers on standby. The Hurricane Report Tuesday, August 31, 2010. [10] The wind shear caused Earl's low level center of circulation to become exposed, limiting Earl's intensification to 60 mph (95 km/h) maximum sustained winds during the following 12 hours. The fifth named storm of the season, Earl originated from a tropical wave to west of the Cape Verde Islands on August 25, 2010. Dorian's impacts in the Bahamas were particularly devastating because the storm's motion stalled shortly after landfall. can feel economic winds from hurricanes far from territory", "FEMA awards V.I. At the height of the storm, roughly 187,000 residences were left without power and 60,000 more were without water. There, the system finally transitioned into a post-tropical storm as its windfield became asymmetric and the eastern portion of the circulation became associated with a frontal system. Home; Diagnostics (About Me) Archive for August, 2010. [162] Earl's only fatality in Canada occurred when one man drowned while trying to retrieve a boat which had been dislodged from its moorings. [131] Following the lack of damage caused by the storm, the Long Island Power Authority was criticized for excessive spending on emergency crews. High winds felled numerous trees and signs as well as damaged homes. The East Pacific activity was about average in August with three tropical storms and two hurricanes. What better place to do that than on the internet? [87] Throughout the island, a maximum of 5.19 in (132 mm) of rain fell near Naguabo. Miami Hurricane; Add or remove collections Home Miami Hurricane Page 1 Reference URL Share . [6], Earl was forecast to head westward while gradually strengthening under the influence of low wind shear and warm ocean temperatures. [123][124] Nearly two weeks after Earl's passage, the North Carolina Department of Transportation began to pick up debris left alongside roads in the wake of the storm. Yesterday, August 5, 2010, the NOAA announced that La Nina is officially in action over the Pacific Ocean. Hurricane Ally An exercise in discursive authenticity. They said there would be 11 to 16 named storms, 6 to 8 hurricanes and 3 to 5 major hurricanes. September is the most common month for hurricanes making landfall in the U.S., followed by August and October, according to an analysis of 1851 to 2015 data by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.