This NOAA satellite image taken Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 07:45 AM EDT shows clouds over Florida and Georgia associated with Tropical Depression Beryl as it will slowly move northeastward and into the Atlantic Ocean the next few days. Areas of heavy rain and thunderstorms can continue to be expected. (AP Photo/Weather Underground)
Tropical Cyclone Formation Is Not Expected During The Next 48 Hours.
Today Marks The First Day Of The Atlantic Hurricane Season...Which
Will Run Until November 30.
Long-Term Averages For The Number Of Named Storms... Hurricanes...And Major Hurricanes Are 12...6...And 3...Respectively.
The List Of Names For 2012 Is As Follows:
Name Pronunciation Name Pronunciation
Alberto Al Bair- Toe Leslie Lehz- Lee
Beryl Ber- Ril Michael My- Kuhl
Chris Kris Nadine Nay Deen-
Debby Deh- Bee Oscar Ahs- Kur
Ernesto Er Nes- Toh Patty Pat- Ee
Florence Floor- Ence Rafael Rah Fah Ell-
Gordon Gor- Duhn Sandy San- Dee
Helene Heh Leen- Tony Toh- Nee
Isaac Eye- Zik Valerie Vah- Lur Ee
Joyce Joyss William Will- Yum
The Atlantic Season Has Already Gotten Off To A Quick Start...With
Tropical Storms Alberto And Beryl Forming During The Month Of May.
This Is The First Time Since 1908 That Two Tropical Cyclones
Developed Before 1 June.
Tropical Storm Beryl...Which Came Ashore Near Jacksonville Beach Early On 28 May...Is The Strongest Pre-June Tropical Cyclone To Make Landfall In The United States.
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Significant Areas Of Disturbed Weather And Their Potential For
Tropical Cyclone Formation During The Next 48 Hours.
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After The Change To Standard Time In November...The Issuance Times Are 1 Am...7 Am...1 Pm...And 7 Pm Est.
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