Hurricanes and Typhoons


Latest infrared image of Hurricane Floyd and Hurricane Gert, courtesy of NOAA's Hurricane Data Center

Hurricane Floyd Update:

Hurricane 1999 Season: Latest Conditions
National Weather Service, Florida State University
http://www.nws.fsu.edu/tropical/

Latest images, forecasts and public advisories from NOAA
http://www.nhc.noaa.gov

Latest ocean conditions as affected by Hurricane Floyd
National Data Buoy Center, Buoy # 41009, Canaveral
http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_page.phtml?$station=41009

National Data Buoy Center, Buoy #41019, Canaveral East
http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_page.phtml?$station=41010

Required Reading:

Please go to NOAA's web site on hurricanes and read the six sections on Hurricane Basics:

Hurricanes: The Greatest Storms on Earth
http://hurricanes.noaa.gov

Hurricane Basics:

1. Basics
http://hurricanes.noaa.gov/prepare/title_basics.htm

2. Season
http://hurricanes.noaa.gov/prepare/season.htm

3. Zones of Origin
http://hurricanes.noaa.gov/prepare/season_zones.htm

4. Origin and Life Cycle
http://hurricanes.noaa.gov/prepare/origin.htm

5. Structure
http://hurricanes.noaa.gov/prepare/structure.htm

6. Observation
http://hurricanes.noaa.gov/prepare/observation.htm

Summary
http://hurricanes.noaa.gov/prepare/summary_basics.htm

Useful Links:

Hurricane 1999 Season: Latest Conditions
National Weather Service, Florida State University
http://www.nws.fsu.edu/tropical/

Latest images, forecasts and public advisories from NOAA
http://www.nhc.noaa.gov