Hurricane Emily 2011
August 6, 2011 by USA Post
Hurricane Emily 2011, Tropical Storm Emily, which weakened yesterday after passing over the mountains in the Dominican Republic on August 4, has a probability of 70 percent of the re-formed into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. . National Hurricane Center.
The remnants of the storm was located just north of the island of Andros in the Bahamas and could be a tropical depression today, the Miami-based center said in a bulletin published on its website at 8 am ET New York.
The system is not expected to regain strength much as the environmental conditions are not favorable, but can bring occasional showers and heavy rain in parts of northwestern Bahamas today as it moves north through the island chain and the Atlantic, the agency said.
Forecasters said before the mountains of Haiti and the Dominican Republic, some of which rise to 10,000 feet, could destroy the structure and break apart Emily storm before he could go back into the Atlantic and threatens Bahamas and possibly Florida.
Emily formed on 1 August in the Caribbean Sea about 50 miles (80 kilometers) southwest of the island of Dominica. The storm was the fifth system, called the Atlantic hurricane season, which runs June 1 through November 30.
A time system becomes a tropical storm and given a name when its maximum sustained winds reach 39 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center. It becomes a hurricane when its winds reach 74 mph.
Moreover, Eugene tropical storm, was downgraded from a hurricane in the eastern Pacific, is expected to weaken to a tropical depression later today. The storm was 1,075 miles (1,730 km) west-southwest of the southern tip of Baja California from 2 am local time this morning.
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