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EASTPAC BASIN VISIBLE
EastPac VIS Image
EASTPAC BASIN INFRARED
EastPac IR Image
EASTPAC BASIN WATER VAPOR
EastPac WV Image
STORM TRACKS & FORECASTS
Storm Tracks Image
VIS "FLOATER"
VIS Floater Image
W-EP     E-EP
IR "FLOATER"
IR FLoater Image
W-EP     E-EP


THE 2012 LIST OF EAST PACIFIC STORM NAMES (with dates of activity & peak intensity):
  • Aletta (14May-19May, 40kts, 1003mb)
  • Bud (21May-26May, 100kts, 960mb)
  • Carlotta (14Jun-17Jun, 90kts, 976mb)
  • Daniel
  • Emilia
  • Fabio
  • Gilma
  • Hector
  • Ileana
  • John
  • Kristy
  • Lane
  • Miriam
  • Norman
  • Olivia
  • Paul
  • Rosa
  • Sergio
  • Tara
  • Vicente
  • Willa
  • Xavier
  • Yolanda
  • Zeke

VALUABLE TROPICAL EASTPAC WEATHER RESOURCES:


THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON HURRICANE WIND SCALE:

Category
TD
TS
CAT1
CAT2
CAT3
CAT4
CAT5
Max Winds (kts (mph))
<35 (<40)
35-63 (40-73)
64-82 (74-95)
83-95 (96-110)
96-113 (111-130)
114-135 (131-155)
>135 (>155)
U.S. Landfall Examples
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Allison '01
Dolly '08
Frances '04, Ike '08
Ivan '04, Katrina '05
Hugo '89, Charley '04
Camille '69, Andrew '92


ACRONYMS & COMMONLY USED ABBREVIATIONS:


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