NASA examines intensifying Tropical Storm Norman

NASA examines intensifying Tropical Storm Norman

NASA examines intensifying Tropical Storm Norman

"Conditions appear to be favorable for subsequent additional development, and a tropical depression is likely to form by the weekend". It had maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour (85 kph).

Tropical Storm BonnieMay 28, 2016 - Tropical Storm Bonnie develops about 120 miles southeast of South Carolina.May 29, 2016 - Downgraded to a tropical depression before making landfall near Charleston, South Carolina. It is the earliest in a season that three named storms have hit the region, beating the last record - set in 1887 - by about a week.

The remnants of the storm, however, brought excessive rainfall and flash flooding to localized areas around the state, most notably on the island of Hawaii and Kauai.

BOOKMARK The Palm Beach Post's storm tracking map here.

Now residents are keeping a watchful eye on Tropical Storm Miriam, which is spinning about 3,000 kilometres to the east and moving west towards Hawaii. Strong wind shear can prevent a tropical storm from forming or may cause a hurricane to weaken. There is a weak area of showers and storms near the northeast Caribbean.

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Tropical Storm GabrielleSeptember 4 - Tropical Storm Gabrielle forms in the eastern Caribbean Sea.September 5 - Weakens to a tropical depression.September 10 - Gabrielle reemerges as a tropical storm; warning in effect for Bermuda.September 11 - Weakens to a tropical depression.September 12 - Strengthens again into a tropical storm.September 13 - Gabrielle weakens into a tropical depression, then into a tropical cyclone, before dissipating.

Tropical Storm LisaSeptember 20, 2016 - Tropical Storm Lisa forms over the eastern tropical Atlantic Ocean.September 24, 2016 - Weakens to a tropical depression. The official death toll is more than 546, according to Haiti's Civil Protection Service, but that number is expected to rise.

With the forecast track keeps Miriam away from the Hawaiian Islands, no impact to land is expected through the Labor Day Weekend.

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) noted today, August 29 that Norman is forecast to rapidly intensify and become a hurricane later today.

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