by Sarah Woodhouse Alberto, Beryl, Chris and Debby. If you’re lucky enough not to have met them in person, these are the four tropical systems big enough to be named so far in the 2012 hurricane season. And we’re only in July. Though experts say it doesn’t necessarily signal a pattern for the season as [...]
Tropical Storm Beryl, 27 May 2012: NASA Tropical Storms Alberto and Beryl have been born, lived, and died well before today's official start of the Atlantic hurricane season. Only twice before (1887 and 1908) since reliable record-keeping began in 1850 have two named storms form so early in the year. Show More Summary
Ah, June. It marks the end of school, the start of summer... and the official start of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, which got off to an early start in May with the formation of Tropical Storms Alberto and Beryl. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecasters are calling for a near-normal hurricane season this year. Show More Summary
Even though the 2012 Atlantic basin hurricane season is off to a fast start--with Tropical Storm Alberto last weekend and the likelihood of a second system along the Southeast coast this week--NOAA predicts a near-normal season over...
800px-Atlantic_hurricane_tracks.jpg Uh oh. Hurricane season has started early. On Saturday (the 19 th ), when Tropical Storm Alberto spun up off the Carolina coast, forecaster Brennan of the National Hurricane Center had this to say: ALBERTO IS EARLIEST - FORMING TROPICAL STORM IN THE ATLANTIC BASIN SINCE ANA IN 2003. Show More Summary
Infrared satellite imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite revealed Alberto weakened from a tropical storm to a tropical depression as it appears more disorganized. At 10:30 a.m. EDT on May 21, Tropical Storm Alberto weakened to a tropical depression, and has maintained that status today, May 22. read more
Updated at 12:42 a.m. ET: Alberto, the first named storm of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, weakened to a tropical depression Monday night as it continued moving eastward Monday night off the coast of Florida.
The first tropical storm of the Atlantic Ocean hurricane season formed off the coast of South Carolina on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 5 p.m. EDT, and NASA satellites were immediately keeping track of it. NASA's TRMM and Aqua satellites have provided a visible look at the compact storm and its rainfall rates. read more
The good news is that Tropical Storm Alberto, the first named tropical system of 2012, is a fish. That's weather watcher slang for a storm that heads out to sea to dissipate instead of making landfall. The better news is that everyone who might be affected by future tropical storms and hurricanes this year now...
NOAA The first named storm of 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, Tropical Storm Alberto is not expected to make landfall, having turned eastward off the coast of Florida. The hurricane season officially runs from June 1 to November 30;Show More Summary
Tropical Storm Alberto, the first named storm of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, was moving eastward Monday off the coast of Florida and was expected to weaken over the next two days without making landfall.
Charleston, South Carolina (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Alberto churned off the coasts of Georgia and South Carolina on Sunday, and heavy rain and dangerous surf were expected even though forecasters said it had lost strength.
Tropical Storm Alberto weakened slightly off the South Carolina coast on Sunday, canceling tourist cruises, producing showers along the coast and serving as a reminder that the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season is just around the corne...
Tropical Storm Alberto weakened slightly off the South Carolina coast on Sunday, a day after becoming an early first storm of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season.
Tropical Storm Alberto emerged off South Carolina's coastline Sunday, the first storm of its kind to form in a hurricane season that doesn't officially begin until June 1.
Forecasters say Tropical Storm Alberto is churning off the Southeastern U.S. seaboard as a tropical storm watch continues on a stretch of South Carolina coast.
Tropical Storm Alberto swirled off the South Carolina coast packing maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (85 kph) on Sunday, a day after becoming the first tropical storm of the 2012 hurricane season, the National Hurricane Center said...
Tropical Storm Alberto formed off the South Carolina coast on Saturday, bringing an early start to the Atlantic hurricane season, forecasters at the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Alberto had top sustained winds of 45 miles per hour and was in the Atlantic about 140 miles east-southeast of Charleston. Show More Summary
Tropical Storm Alberto, the first named storm of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, formed Saturday off the coast of South Carolina. As of 5 p.m., the storm was located about 140 miles east-southeast of Charleston, South Carolina, with maximum sustained winds of 45 miles per hour, the Miami-based National Hurricane Center said. It was churning [...]