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Hurricane Alex

Published on July 3, 2010 4:07 AM | Comments

We were late getting to our Hurricane coverage this year due to work commitments and travel, and so we missed Alex:

MONTHLY TROPICAL WEATHER SUMMARY NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL 800 AM EDT THU JUL 01 2010 FOR THE NORTH ATLANTIC...CARIBBEAN SEA AND THE GULF OF MEXICO... HURRICANE ALEX WAS THE ONLY TROPICAL CYCLONE OBSERVED DURING THE MONTH OF JUNE AND THE FIRST JUNE ATLANTIC BASIN HURRICANE SINCE 1995. IT WAS ALSO THE FIRST CATEGORY TWO JUNE HURRICANE SINCE 1966. ON AVERAGE...A TROPICAL STORM OCCURS IN THE ATLANTIC BASIN IN JUNE EVERY OTHER YEAR...AND A HURRICANE ABOUT ONCE EVERY FIVE YEARS. ALEX MADE LANDFALL ALONG THE NORTHEAST MEXICAN COAST IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF SOTO LA MARINA LATE ON 30 JUNE AS A CATEGORY TWO HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON HURRICANE WIND SCALE.


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