Hurricane Gert (R Williams BWS) Page 1 of 5 PRELIMINARY REPORT ON THE EFFECTS OF HURRICANE GERT ON BERMUDA 21st September 1999 Gertâs Approach to Bermuda During the days preceding Bermudaâs brush with Gert there had been some fluctuation of the forecast track. Hurricane Gert may have been downgraded to a tropical storm but not before she gave one community a pounding it won't soon forget. The following names were used during the 1999 Atlantic hurricane season in North Atlantic for systems that reached at least tropical storm intensity. Cruise ships were moved to safer areas and many flights were cancelled. Up to the morning of Friday 17th of September the storm had generally been making headway straight for the Island (fig. Hurricane Gert was the fourth of five major hurricanes in the moderately active 1999 Atlantic hurricane season.A Cape Verde tropical cyclone, Gert formed on September 11 off the coast of Africa before heading west-northwest. The 1999 Atlantic hurricane season officially began on June 1, 1999, and lasted until November 30, 1999.However, storms can form outside these dates. Hurricane Gert Gallery of Images. Hurricane Gert (1999) has been listed as one of the Natural sciences good articles under the good article criteria. a. Synoptic history Gert originated from a tropical wave. [Mon, 1 June 1999] - Atlantic Hurricane Season has started It's June 1, officially the first day of the 1999 Atlantic Hurricane Season. Floyd1999 â¦ Gert threatened Bermuda as a weakening Category 2 storm, but turned away to the north-northeast. A closer view (363 Kb) is seen by clicking on this small image. It reached its greatest strength on September 15, when its winds were at 150 mph (240 km/h). By September 16 it was a strong category 4 hurricane. It formed on September 11 of the coast of Africa. This was not a deadly season, but it was a damaging season. If you can improve it further, please do so. (Courtesy of Naval Research Laboratory, Monterey, CA.) Hurricane Floyd (4) Hurricane Gert (4) Tropical Storm Harvey (TS) Hurricane Irene (2) Hurricane Jose (2) Tropical Storm Katrina (TS) Hurricane Lenny (4) Floyd was a large and intense Cape Verde hurricane that pounded the central and northern Bahama islands, seriously threatened Florida, struck the coast of North Carolina and moved up the United States east coast into New England. It briefly produced hurricane force winds at Bermuda and high waves along the southeast coast of Newfoundland. September 21, 1999 / 11:57 AM / CBS Hurricane Gert lost much of its power and moved north of Bermuda Wednesday toward Newfoundland in Canada. Hurricane Gert (Sep 11-23) Tropical Storm Harvey (Sep 19-22) Tropical Depression 11 (Oct 4-6) Tropical Depression 12 (Oct 6-8) Hurricane Irene (Oct 13-19) Tropical Storm Jose (Oct 17-25) Tropical Storm Katrina (Oct 28 - Nov 1) Hurricane Lenny (Nov 13-21) Click the above storm track map once to view a larger image and then click that image for a greatly expanded image. GOES-8 visible satellite image of Hurricane Gert at 2015 UTC 15 Sep 1999, near the time of 130-kt maximum wind speed. Northeast Surf News/Aaron Chang, Hurricane Gert -Sept. 1999 (((DROP IN ON THE MESSAGE BOARD))) View My Guestbook Sign My Guestbook. Hurricane Floyd was the sixth named storm, fourth hurricane, and third major hurricane in the 1999 Atlantic hurricane season. 1999's Hurricane Gert - reached Category 4 strength, threatened Bermuda but turned away before striking. Storm surges of up to 1.5 â¦ Forecast Advisories Public Advisories Discussions Strike Probabilities; Saturday September 11, 1999 Hurricane Gert passed almost right over a NOAA hydrophone deployed at a depth of 800m that was monitoring the Mid-Ocean Ridge for earthquakes. Tuesday, September 21, 1999 Published at 15:58 GMT 16:58 UK World: Americas Hurricane Gert menaces Bermuda Gert (right) and Tropical Storm Harvey Hurricane Gert has caused winds gusting at up to 120kph (74mph) in Bermuda, but the main force of the storm is forecast to pass to the east of the islands. Gert 09-15-1999 1715Z.png 2,132 × 2,287; 8.88 MB. Hurricane Gert (1999).jpg 720 × 528; 244 KB. MIAMI (Sept. 17, 99) - Growing slightly stronger with top sustained winds Even though Gert did not make landfall in Bermuda, it still produced heavy surf across the island. a. Synoptic History . TRCflge259.JPG 528 × 338; 178 KB. While intensifying, Gert responded to this weakness and slowly turned north and then north-northeastward during 16â21 September. Main article: Hurricane Gert (1999) Gert formed from an African tropical wave several hundred miles west of Cape Verde on September 12. This season had average activity with 12 storms, 8 hurricanes, and 5 major hurricanes. Hurricane Bret was the first of five Category 4 hurricanes that developed during the 1999 Atlantic hurricane season and the first tropical cyclone since Hurricane Jerry in 1989 to make landfall in Texas at hurricane intensity. A very large image (872 Kb) of Gert is also available. I had to throw this page together for all of those people who say we don't get sizable surf on the right coast. Hurricane Gert 1999. Gert has maximum sustained winds of 140 mph. Hurricane Gert was a 1999 storm that did not make landfall but caused damage in Bermuda from high winds. Hurricane Floyd Del Dam.JPG 1,619 × 1,594; 596 KB. Hurricane Gert 11-23 September 1999 Miles B. Lawrence National Hurricane Center updated 22 July 2000 Gert was a 130-knot hurricane that moved across the central north Atlantic Ocean. Landfalled near Tampico, Mexico. It is the same list used for the 1993 season, except for Caitlin, Evelyn and Harold, which replaced Cindy, Ellie and Harvey, respectively. This SeaWiFS image shows Hurricane Gert's position to the southeast of Bermuda. The â¦ It gradually curved northwest and then north, passing a short distance east of Burmuda. Some areas have already been inundated by battering waves. It reached its greatest strength on September 15, when its winds were at 150 mph (240 km/h). It briefly produced hurricane force winds at Bermuda and high waves along the southeast coast of Newfoundland. Weather Underground provides tracking maps, 5-day forecasts, computer models, satellite imagery and detailed storm statistics for tracking and forecasting Major Hurricane Gert Tracker. North Atlantic tropical cyclone (Hurricane Gert, Tropical depression Seven (1999)) ... Hurricane Floyd 1999-09-14.jpg 1,330 × 1,196; 267 KB. Dan Atkinson. 2005's Tropical Storm Gert - earliest seventh-storm formation in the Atlantic Ocean since record-keeping began, breaking the old record set in 1936 by 14 days. Usually there is not much action in the first two months. It formed on September 11 of the coast of Africa. Britain has already been hit by a hurricane this season â Hurricane Gert â which swept across the Atlantic to deluge the North on August 20. It gradually curved northwest and then north, passing a short distance east of Burmuda. HurricaneFloyd1999TrackBW.png 788 × 587; 258 KB. Wednesday, September 22, 1999 Published at 11:48 GMT 12:48 UK World: Americas Hurricane Gert wreaks havoc in Bermuda This dolphin was injured by debris before it escaped Hurricane Gert left a trail of destruction as it brushed past Bermuda heading northeast. Floyd Gert 09-13-1999 1415Z.png 4,875 × 2,972; 25.02 MB. Gert was a 150-mph hurricane that moved across the central north Atlantic Ocean. families,'' she told The Associated Press. 2011's Tropical Storm Gert - stayed at sea. Hurricane Center in Miami. Its center â¦ Hurricane Gert was the fourth of five major hurricanes in the 1999 Atlantic hurricane season. Return to Gert main page; 1999 September 17 11:38 UT NOAA-15 satellite AVHRR 3 channel color composite daytime image. Gert's track arced across the Atlantic, and it became a strong Category 4 storm on September 16. There was a weakness in the ridge ahead of Gert and along Floyd's track. Three people were swept out to sea by the heavy surf caused by Gert, although thankfully, they were all rescued. Underside on Hurricane Gert and the 747s. Hurricane Gert was the fourth of five major hurricanes in the 1999 Atlantic hurricane season. A closer view (363 Kb) is seen by clicking on this small image. Gert originated from a tropical wave. Things will be heating up by Mid August. Okay Okay, so they're not my pics, but all sources are referenced accordingly. This article is more than 20 years old. Main article: Hurricane Gert (1999) Category 4 hurricane Duration: September 11 â September 23: Peak intensity: 150 mph (240 km/h) (1-min) 930 mbar Near Cape Verde a tropical depression started on September 11. In this animation, a surface of constant precipitation is colored by the value of the precipitation on the ground under the surface. On September 23, Gert became extratropical and merged with â¦ Media in category "Hurricane Gert (1999)" The following 6 files are in this category, out of 6 total. Let's hope for a quiet season. Hurricane Gert died on September 23 near Newfoundland. NOAA hydrophone location is indicated by the white dot. Mercury-Redstone display wrecked KSC-99PP-1126.jpg 2,617 × 1,748; 890 KB. The global cloud cover data was measured by GOES. Provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE Published September 19, 1999 Previous hurricane-based â¦ It reached a peak wind speed of 150 mph (240 km/h) by September 15 over the open central Atlantic east-northeast of the Leeward Islands. Floyd triggered the third largest evacuation in US history (behind Hurricane Gustav and Hurricane Rita, respectively) when 2.6 million coastal residents of five states were ordered from their homes as it approached. It soon became a tropical storm and was named "Gert". Hurricane Gert (1999): Miller, Frederic P., Vandome, Agnes F., McBrewster, John: Amazon.com.au: Books Hurricane Gert was the fourth of five major hurricanes in the moderately active 1999 Atlantic hurricane season. Hurricanefloyd.jpg 1,000 × 750; 382 KB. A fly-in to Hurricane Gert on September 16, 1999, showing the three-dimensional structure of the precipitation as measured by the Precipitation Radar instrument on TRMM. HURRICANE GERT Advisory Archive. Track of Hurricane Gert in 1999. Hurricane Gert (1999).gif 209 × 145; 12 KB. 1999 1999 season Hurricane Cindy Tropical Depression Eleven Tropical Storm Emily annual season Atlantic Hurricane Cindy (1999) Hurricane Gert season. Gert 1999 track.png 1,024 × 883; 107 KB. Further down you can find a discussion of what we might expect this year. MIAMI (AP) -Sept. 18, 1999 - Hurricane Gert's threat to Bermuda rose Saturday with the advent of a cold front along the eastern United States that was expected to push the storm on a course towards the island.
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