Atlantic Summary for May 2024
Monthly Summary

000 ABNT30 KNHC 011150 TWSAT Monthly Tropical Weather Summary NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Mon Jul 1 2024 For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: June was very busy across the Atlantic basin. Three named storms formed in June with one hurricane, Beryl, which became a major hurricane by the end of the month. Compared to a long-term June average of a named storm forming only every other year. Alberto brought tropical-storm-force winds to portions of Texas and the northwest coast of Mexico. Beryl, located near the Windward Islands at the end of the month, rapidly intensified to the season's first major hurricane, and is also the earliest category 4 hurricane on record in the basin. Chris formed in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico at the end of the month. In terms of Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE), which measures the strength and duration of tropical storms and hurricanes, activity in the basin so far in 2024 has been well above average compared to the long-term (1991-2020) mean. Reports on individual cyclones, when completed, are available at the National Hurricane Center website at Summary Table Name Dates Max Wind (mph) ----------------------------------------------------------- TS Alberto 17-20 Jun 50 MH Beryl 28 Jun - 130 TS Chris 30 Jun - 40 ----------------------------------------------------------- * Denotes a storm for which the post-storm analysis is complete. $$ Hurricane Specialist Unit
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