Atlantic hurricane season still lacking hurricanes: any sign of a change?
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|Katrina as a Category 5 hurricane on August 28th, 2005. (NOAA)|
|Observed storm surge generated by Katrina. The peak value in the ">16 feet" category was nearly 28 feet in Pass Christian, MS... the largest surge ever recorded in the U.S. (SURGEDAT)|
|Disturbance in the Bay of Campeche, heading west toward Mexico. (NASA)|
|Visible satellite image of an easterly wave coming off the African coast. (CIMSS)|
|Surface wind (shaded contours) and surface pressure (line contours) according to the most recent HWRF model run. Not a likely solution, but one with a slim possibility, and worth being casually aware of at least.|
|Tropical Storm Erin west of the Cape Verde islands. (NRLMRY)|