-He made landfall on August 31, the same day that Hurricane Henriette made landfall on the Baja California Peninsula. Felix moved northwest and slowly intensified as it did so. An unfavorable vertical shear pattern developed across the system when an upper-level trough amplified southward into the deep tropics to the west of the wave. At this point, Felix stalled about 350 miles southwest of the Azores. By 1200 UTC on September 17, Felix weakened to a tropical storm. It was the sixth named storm, second hurricane, and second Category 5 hurricane of the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image of Hurricane Felix at 10:10 a.m. local time (16:10 UTC) on September 4, 2007. The depression that spawned Felix degenerated into a tropical wave on September 8. This is a short film about the hurricane felix 2007. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. These include a large decrease in sea surface The colour represents the storm's maximum sustained wind speeds as classified in the Saffir–Simpson scale (see below), and the shape of the data points represent the nature of the storm, according to the legend below. A QuikSCAT pass at 0816 UTC confirmed the existance of a broad cyclonic circulation within the surface wind field. Weather Wiki is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. Hurricane Felix Gallery of Images. Hurricane Felix was the second major hurricane of the 2001 Atlantic hurricane season.It stayed far from land, and as a result, it did not affect land. A "major hurricane" is a storm that is above Category 3 on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale.The season officially started on June 1, 2001, and it ended on November 30, 2001. One out of three Honduran children under 5 years old falls prey to chronic malnutrition. Felix formed on September 7 as a tropical wave had acquired a well-defined center of circulation. Explore recent images of storms, wildfires, property and more. The depression tracked to the west-northwest, and it became Tropical Storm Felix at 1200 UTC on September 11. Return to 2001 index page: GALLERY OF NOAA SATELLITE AVHRR IMAGES OF HURRICANE FELIX https://archive.is/20131014011952/img399.imageshack.us/img399/7420/hurricanefelixeu7.png, https://weather.fandom.com/wiki/Hurricane_Felix_(2001)?oldid=8018. By 1800 UTC on September 8, the convection became disorganized and QuikSCAT data, along with ship reports, indicated that the depression had degenerated into a tropical wave while located about 650 miles southwest of the Cape Verde Islands. Increasing northwesterly wind shear as well as upwelling caused Felix to weaken rapidly as it drifted to the south over its cold wake. The 2001 Atlantic hurricane season was a fairly active Atlantic hurricane season. Hurricane Felix (10-19 September 2001) Track Map Position/Speed Summary Large Satellite View Zoomed IR Satellite View GOES-E IR Satellite Loop Hurricane Gabrielle (11-18 September 2001) At that time, Felix had slammed into the mountains of Nicaragua and lost enough power to be rated a Category 3 hurricane, with sustained wind speeds of 200 km/hr (120 mph). Allison was the first storm since Tropical Storm Frances in 1998 to affect the northern Texas coastline. The National Hurricane Center reported that Felix was fizzling near the southwestern coast of Mexico on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007. Hurricane Felix (1995) Hurricane Felix was the first major hurricane of the very active 1995 hurricane season. A tropical wave moved off the coast of Africa on August 6. Pressure at 964. The wave moved westward at a foward speed of 15 knots for the next 36 hours. Despite this, the southwesterly shear eventually abated enough to allow convection to refire near the mid-level circulation center of the wave late on September 9. The predicted track and intensity, as well as the size of the storm, reminds me a little bit of Iris in 2001 (which used the same name list) and also of Greta in 1978, neither of which were a lot of fun. Rarer still is the storm that makes landfall as a Category 5 storm—most weaken before hitting land. The storm continued towards the east-northeast, made landfall on Louisiana and then moved across the southeast United States and Mid-Atlantic. in a text file. A very large image (445 Kb) is also available. It continued to slowly intensify as it headed west-northwestward, a motion caused by the subtropical ridge, and attained hurricane status o… Storm tracks and forecast maps are created using the most recent data from NHC, JTWC and IBTrACS. The system initially formed near the Cape Verde Islands reaching tropical storm strength of August 8th and steadily moved in a west-northwest during the next four days as it intensified. On the next day, Felix rapidly strengthened into a major hurricane, and early on September 3 it was upgraded to Ca… She caused about 40 deaths. Hurricane Felix [Dickey et al., 1998a, 2001]. The list below only includes human names given to North Atlantic storms. [3] The Bermuda Testbed Mooring (BTM) Hurricane Felix data set presents a unique opportunity to study upper ocean response to a passing hurricane in the open ocean. Live weather imagery is updated every 10 minutes via satellites NOAA GOES and JMA Himawari-8, and every 15 minutes via EUMETSAT Meteosat satellites. Satellite images and tracking maps of Category 3 Major Hurricane Felix 2001, September 7 … Previously known as Flash Earth. However, the name of a particularly destructive hurricane could be retired and replaced with a new name. Late on September 16, Felix began to turn northeast and began to weaken over much cooler waters. The system continued westward, though it re-generated on September 10. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2001_Atlantic_hurricane_season#Hurricane_Felix. Based on this, the wave was upgraded once again to a tropical depression. Hurricane Felix was a small but potent Category 5 hurricane that barrelled through the Caribbean with sustained winds increasing to at least 175 mph. Track file Track data (lat/lon, winds, etc.) It drifted northward through the state, turned to the south, and re-entered the Gulf of Mexico. Felix rapidly intensified, its winds increasing 35 mph in an 18-hour period. By 1800 UTC on September 18, Felix weakened to a tropical depression and by 1900 UTC on September 19, Felix dissipated, while located about 400 miles southwest of the Azores. The depression moved to the west-northwest, and 18 hours after forming it strengthened into a tropical storm, receiving the name Felix. Daily imagery is provided by services from NASA’s GIBS, part of EOSDIS. Fire spots show sources of high temperature per day, using data from FIRMS via GIBS. The maximum sustained winds are 40 mph. A closer view (162 Kb) is seen by clicking on this small image. English: Track map of Hurricane Felix of the 2001 Atlantic hurricane season.The points show the location of the storm at 6-hour intervals. However, the name of a particularly destructive hurricane could be retired and replaced with a new name. The list below only includes human names given to North Atlantic storms. This excludes anything except tropical storms (winds between 62 and 117 km/h) and hurricanes (winds above 117 km/h), since lesser storms are not named. Looking for rapid intensification? Felix formed from a tropical wave on August 31, passing through the southern Windward Islandson September 1 before strengthening to attain hurricane status. Hurricane Felix 7-19 September 2001 Stacy R. Stewart National Hurricane Center 30 November 2001 Felix was the second major hurricane (category 3 on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale) of the sea son. Hurricane Felix was a strong Category 5 hurricane with fastest wind speeds of 175 mph. Weather Underground provides tracking maps, 5-day forecasts, computer models, satellite imagery and detailed storm statistics for tracking and forecasting Major Hurricane Felix Tracker. Deep convection began to increase and weak banding features developed within the wave tracked a few hundred miles south of the Cape Verde Islands. The wave moved westward for the next two days. 125 mph. Well, you came to the right place! -Dean occurred as a category 5 Tropical cyclones include depressions, storms and hurricanes. In mid August 1995 category 4 Hurricane Felix headed towards North Carolina before doing a U-turn and then heading towards Nova Scotia. Hurricane Felix; Track maps Felix developed from Tropical Depression Seven in the eastern tropical Atlantic Ocean. The depression degenerated after moving westward for about 24 hours. Tropical Depression Seven began to track northward while it s… Hurricane Felix was the seventh tropical cyclone, sixth named storm, and the second hurricane of the 2001 Atlantic hurricane season. Around 0000 UTC on September 13, Felix became a hurricane. Another possibility, based on satellite water vapor and AMSU (Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit) temperature data, is that the surrounding environment was more stable than usual, which could also have been an inhibiting factor to maintaining persistent deep convection near the center. At the end of August and early September of 1989 a category one Hurricane Felix formed that stayed out at sea. This excludes anything except tropical storms (winds between 62 and 117 km/h) and hurricanes (winds above 117 km/h), since lesser storms are not named. Return to Felix main page; 2001 September 12 09:27 UT NOAA-14 satellite AVHRR channel 4 early morning image. By early on September 7, QuikSCAT data and nearby ship observations indicated that the wave had become better-defined, with 10 to 15 knot westerly winds about 120 miles southwest of the low-level circulation center. -Isabel happened to be a category 5 hurricane during the days of September 11-14 in the year of 2003. It is estimated that Felix reached its peak intensity around 0000 UTC on September 14 as a 115 mph Category 3 hurricane with a pressure of 962 mb. In mid September 2001 Category 3 Hurricane Felix remained out to sea. 1 Timeline 2 Storms 2.1 Hurricane Allison 2.2 Tropical Storm Barry 2.3 Tropical Storm Chantal 2.4 Hurricane Dean 2.5 Hurricane Erin 2.6 Hurricane Felix 2.7 Tropical Storm Gabrielle 2.8 Tropical Depression Eight 2.9 Hurricane Humberto 2.10 Hurricane Iris 2.11 Tropical Storm Jerry 2.12 Hurricane Karen 2.13 Tropical Storm Lorenzo 2.14 Hurricane Michelle 2.15 Tropical Storm Noel 2.16 Hurricane … Felix formed on September 7 from a tropical wave. Hurricane Felix was the sixth named storm, second hurricane, and second major hurricane of the 2001 Atlantic hurricane season. Felix maintained major hurricane status until 0600 UTC, after which time Felix began to move northeast and then gradually turn eastward in advance of an approaching mid-latitude trough. Yet, exactly two weeks after Hurricane Dean struck the Yucatan Peninsula as a Category 5 storm (the first Atlantic storm of that size to come ashore since Hurricane Andrew in 1992), Hurricane Felix roared ashore at Category 5 strength. The National Hurricane Center's Tropical Cyclone Reports contain comprehensive information on each tropical cyclone, including synoptic history, meteorological statistics, casualties and damages, and the post-analysis best track (six-hourly positions and intensities). The season had 17 tropical cyclones.Out of the 17 cyclones, 15 became named storms, 9 became hurricanes, and 4 became major hurricanes. Historical imagery is sourced from Microsoft and Esri. After forming, the depression moved rapidly westward at a foward speed of 18 to 20 knots for the next day or so. Hurricane Felix on 3 September 2007 in the western Caribbean nearing Central America and the coast of Nicaragua Truecolour satellite image using... terra satellite image of tropical cyclone ingrid in coral sea - hurricane felix stock pictures, royalty-free photos & images. I own no rights to the songs or pictures used in this movie. Hurricane Felix 07 - 19 September 2001: 2001 PRELIMINARY REPORTS Tropical Storm Allison (TS) Tropical Storm Barry (TS) Tropical Storm Chantal (TS) ... Felix was the second major hurricane (category 3 on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale) of the season. On September 6, QuikSCAT indicated that the surface circulation near the wave axis has become better-defined. A tropical wave moved off the coast of Africa on September 5, accompanied by a surface low. Tap to add a point.Tap twice to complete. By September 10, it regenerated, strengthened into a tropical storm, then to a hurricane as it moved northeast and out to … Hurricane Felix was the southernmost landfalling Category 5 hurricane in the Atlantic, surpassing Hurricane Edith of 1971. I t rema ined over the open water s of t he ea stern Atlantic Oc ean, but br iefly threa tened the Azores Islands. It is theorized that the depression's rapid westward movement may have contributed to some wind shear at the lower levels, which resulted in the deep convection becoming displaced further east of the low-level circulation center. © 2020 Neave Interactive | Disclaimer | Privacy Policy. It was used again during the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season. Felix dissipated on September 19. http://img220.imageshack.us/img220/3663/felixtrackpa4.png. Felix originated from a tropical wave moving off of Africa.It degenerated shortly after being classified as a tropical depression and regenerated later on. Several of the expected upperocean responses to ahurricane were observed. List of Past Category 3 Hurricanes. NASA-NOAA satellite Suomi-NPP, and MODIS Aqua and Terra provide continuous imagery for “AM” at local 10:30am, and “PM” at local 1:30pm. Category 5 hurricanes are rare. Shortly after peaking, Felix began to weaken because of increased westerly wind shear. Deep convection quickly organized around a centre, and the system developed into Tropical Depression Seven on August 8 while a short distance southwest of the Cape Verde islands. Because Felix did not affect any land areas, it was not retired in the Spring of 2002 by the World Meteorological Organization. Tropical Storm Allison developed from a tropical wave in the northern Gulf of Mexico on June 4, 2001, and struck the northern Texas coast shortly thereafter. By 0600 UTC on September 10, the wave acquired a closed surface circulation once again, based on conventional satellite imagery. 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