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Daily Archive: August 21, 2014

Aug
21
2014

Hazard Highlights

North America

Iceland Monitors Volcanoes; Wildfires in North America Seismic activity may not signal eruptions Seismic (earthquake) activity in the vicinity of Barbarbunga (also called Bardarbunga) Volcano in Iceland is being monitored very closely. The Icelandic Met Office (News #2951), reports that seismic activity in the area on Thursday “is still great.” A banner on the Met …

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Aug
21
2014

Tropical Cyclone Activity Report – Pacific / Indian Oceans

Tropical Cyclone 11E (Karina) remains active in the northeast Pacific…located approximately 1240 miles east-southeast of Hilo, Hawaii – Tropical Storm Tropical Cyclone 12E (Lowell) remains active in the northeastern Pacific…located approximately 810 miles west-southwest of the southern tip of Baja California – Hurricane Tropical Cyclone 11E (Karina) remains in place…over the open ocean of the …

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Aug
21
2014

Tropical Cyclone Activity Report – Atlantic Ocean / Caribbean Sea / Gulf of Mexico

There are no active tropical cyclones in the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea…or the Gulf of Mexico The Atlantic ocean, Caribbean Sea, and Gulf of Mexico remain tropical cyclone free for the moment, however a tropical disturbance just east of the Lesser Antilles  Islands…will keep the Caribbean on high alert This area of disturbed weather …

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