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

  • Volcano - Fuego, Guatemala

    33 minutes ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - W of Kahemba, Bandundu - Congo (Kinshasa)

    1 hour ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - SW of Tshikapa, Kasa-Occidental - Congo (Kinshasa)

    1 hour ago ADVISORY

  • Wildfire - NE of Lucapa, Lunda Norte - Angola

    16 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Volcano - Suwanosejima, Japan

    1 hour ago ADVISORY

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (East of Skuppah Fire), Canada

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Utah County (Bennion Creek Fire), Utah, United States

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Carbon County (Crooked Creek Fire), Montana, United States

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - NW of Powell (Robertson Draw Fire), Wyoming - United States

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - E of Helena (Deep Creek Fire), Montana - United States

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Graham County (Pinnacle Fire), Arizona, United States

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - SE of Moab (Pack Creek Fire), Utah - United States

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - Pinal and Gila Counties (Telegraph Fire), Arizona, United States

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Storms - New Zealand

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Landslides - Tulungagung Regency, East Java, Indonesia

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Storms - Phatthalung, Thailand

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Storms - Singapore

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Brunei

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Etna, Italy

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Potential Tropical Cyclone - Three

    4 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Nevados de Chillán, Chile

    3 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Dukono, Indonesia

    4 hours ago WATCH

  • Volcano - Reventador, Ecuador

    4 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Sangay, Ecuador

    5 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Volcano - Sabancaya, Peru

    5 hours ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Middle East

    10 months ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Karymsky, Russia

    6 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Europe

    10 months ago WARNING

  • Drought - Hawaii, United States

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Drought - U.S. Virgin Islands

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Drought - Midwestern United States

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Drought - Southern United States

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Southern Mexico

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Floods - Cameroon

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Oaxaca, Mexico

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Extreme Heat - Southern Denmark

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Extreme Heat - Latvia

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Extreme Heat - Western Poland

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Northwestern Portugal

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Tasmania, Australia

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Extreme Heat - Goias, Brazil

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Nevado del Ruiz, Colombia

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Port-Vendres Commune, France

    10 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Southern, United States

    12 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Popocatepetl, Mexico

    12 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Earthquake - 5.5 - 178 km SE of Hihifo, Tonga

    14 hours ago WATCH

  • Flood - Demopolis, AL Region, United States

    14 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Mandeville--Covington, LA Region, United States

    15 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Nepal

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Floods - Bhutan

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Floods - Bekasi City, West Java, Indonesia

    23 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Indragiri Hulu Regency, Riau, Indonesia

    23 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Sijunjung Regency, West Sumatra, Indonesia

    23 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Peninsular Malaysia

    23 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - India

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Ibu, Indonesia

    1 day ago WATCH

  • Volcano - Lewotolo, Indonesia

    1 day ago WATCH

  • Earthquake - 5.9 - 72 km ESE of Amahai, Indonesia

    1 day ago WATCH

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Hawaii

    10 months ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Semeru, Indonesia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Drought - Somalia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Drought - Northeastern Ethiopia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Drought - Northern Kenya

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Drought - Central Asia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Floods - La Rioja, Spain

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Northwestern United States

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Drought - Southwestern United States

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Drought - High Plains United States

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Drought - Southeastern United States

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Extreme Heat - Mexico

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Storms - Southern Guyana

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Floods - Southwestern Guyana

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Storms - Northern Brazil

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Floods - Colombia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Storms - Western France

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Extreme Heat - Eastern France

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Storms - Northwestern Spain

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Extreme Heat - Central Asia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Extreme Cold - Uruguay

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Extreme Cold - Southern Bolivia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Earthquake - 5.5 - northern Qinghai, China

    1 day ago WATCH

  • Storms - Eastern Malaysia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Storms - Thailand

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Extreme heat - Hong Kong

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Storms - Northern Japan

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Nyiragongo, DR Congo

    1 week ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Bagana, Papua New Guinea

    4 days ago WARNING

  • Ebola - Guinea

    4 months ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - North America

    10 months ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Asia Pacific

    10 months ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Latin America/Caribbean

    10 months ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Africa

    10 months ago WARNING

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May 21, 2021
CURRENT TROPICAL CYCLONES: 
There are no active tropical cyclones at this time

 

‘Average’ Atlantic hurricane season to reflect more storms…Higher averages based on most recent 30-year climate record

Atlantic Ocean: 

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Recent satellite images indicate that the area of low pressure located about 250 miles northeast of Bermuda, being referred to as Invest 90L, is well-defined and is gradually acquiring subtropical characteristics.

In addition, earlier satellite-derived wind data revealed that the system is producing gale-force winds. The associated shower and thunderstorm activity has increased slightly over the past several hours.

If that trend continues, it would result in advisories being initiated on the system later tonight or Saturday morning while it moves slowly westward to west-southwestward to the northeast of Bermuda.

The low is forecast to move northeastward into a more hostile environment by Saturday night or Sunday and the systems development chances diminish after that time.

* Formation chance through 48 hours…high…90 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days…high…90 percent

 

Gulf of Mexico: 

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A well-defined low pressure area, which is being referred to as Invest 91L, is located over the western Gulf of Mexico about 150 miles east-southeast of Corpus Christi, Texas.

Earlier satellite wind data and buoy observations indicated that the system is producing winds of 30-35 mph near and to the east of its center but recent satellite and radar imagery shows that shower and thunderstorm activity remains limited.

Although environmental conditions are not particularly favorable for significant development, only a slight increase in thunderstorm activity could result in the formation of a tropical depression or storm before the system moves inland along the Texas coast overnight.

Regardless of development, the system could produce heavy rainfall over portions of southeastern Texas and southwestern Louisiana through Saturday. Given the complete saturation of soils with ongoing river flooding along the Texas and Louisiana coastal areas, heavy rain could lead to flash, urban, and additional riverine flooding across this region.

* Formation chance through 48 hours…medium…50 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days…medium…50 percent

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