[14] Throughout the country, there were 203 reports of fallen trees, 174 reports of minor flooding, 88 structures damaged and 82 roads blocked by debris. That could bend Teddy’s track toward the Canadian Maritimes or even Downeast Maine toward midweek, with meteorologists in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland carefully monitoring its progress. Tropical Storm Wilfred formed Friday in the Atlantic, prompting the hurricane center to advise, "get out the Greek alphabet for the rest of 2020." It’s centered as of 430 p.m. GMT (12:30 p.m. EDT) off the coast of Portugal about 75 miles north of Lisbon. Later Friday, Subtropical Storm Alpha formed near Portugal. Public Service Enterprise Group (NYSE:PEG) faces as much as $70M in damages from Long Island Power Authority for its "inadequate" response to Tropical Storm Isaias, says New York Gov. A disturbance about a third of the way between Africa and the Leeward Islands was slowly becoming better organized and gaining strength on Friday. Tropical storm Wilfred formed in the far eastern Atlantic Ocean on Friday morning. This is the 22 nd named storm of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season and the earliest named 22 nd Atlantic storm, breaking the previous record set by Wilma on October 17, 2005. All 21 storm … This means Tropical … [12] Winds brought down a radio tower in Leiria and damage was described as "unrepairable". This is the first named storm with the Greek alphabet. Subtropical Storm "Alpha" formed near the coast of Portugal at 16:30 UTC on September 18, 2020. A strong disturbance that was spinning over the central Atlantic claimed the last name on the season's designated list, Wilfred, when it strengthened into a tropical storm on Friday at 11 a.m. EDT, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC). Subtropical Storm Alpha is spinning off the coast of Portugal, marking only the second time in recent history more than 21 significant storms in the Atlantic have been named during a … Tracking Beta Tropical Storm Beta just this afternoon in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico. The most important news stories of the day, curated by Post editors and delivered every morning. Alpha is expected to … Alpha is expected to be short-lived and will dissipate on Saturday. Looking ahead, the system will probably very slowly intensify as it treks north in the coming days, becoming a strong tropical storm by the weekend and perhaps a low-end hurricane by Sunday. By signing up you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, Hurricane Sally made landfall as a damaging Category 2, Laura’s Category 4 destruction in Louisiana. Tropical Storm Beta, in the Gulf of Mexico, broke the record around 5 p.m. Friday. It was drifting northwest at 12 mph. There are signs that Teddy could try to sidestep the island to the east, allowing much of the heavy rainfall and worst of the Category 2 winds to skirt east of Bermuda. Subtropical Storm "Alpha" -- the 22 nd named storm of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season and the earliest 22 nd Atlantic named storm on record -- made landfall near central Portugal at 18:30 UTC on September 18, just 2 hours after its formation. Subtropical Storm Alpha also formed near the coast of Portugal Friday morning. By then, it probably won’t be a major hurricane, but it could inflict strong winds on the island nation still cleaning up from Paulette. The system was also the easternmost-forming (sub)tropical cyclone on record in the basin. Tropical storm Wilfred formed in the far eastern Atlantic Ocean on Friday morning. Subtropical Storm Alpha has formed near the coast of Portugal, becoming the first named storm using the Greek Alphabet list, now that the annual list of names is exhausted. Subtropical Storm Alpha formed on Friday about 75 miles north of Lisbon, Portugal. Subtropical Storm "Alpha" -- the 22nd named storm of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season and the earliest 22nd Atlantic named storm on record -- made landfall near central Portugal at 18:30 UTC on September 18, just 2 From fury to serenity: Inside the eyewall and eye of Hurricane Sally in Alabama. Down the road, Teddy will continue chugging along northward but will probably make a bit of a left turn, as an upper-level, low-pressure system and a dip in the jet stream to the west try to capture it. Subtropical Storm "Alpha" formed near the coast of Portugal at 16:30 UTC on September 18, 2020. On Friday afternoon, Tropical Storm … On satellite, it resembles a puny tropical system anchored at the core of a broader nontropical low pressure swirl. The National Hurricane Center dispatched an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft into the storm to investigate, but the plane was struck by lightning, which knocked out key radar systems. The National Hurricane Center says that Alpha has formed off the coast of Portugal … Former Subtropical Storm Alpha was a short-lived storm that formed and fizzled within 24 hours. #PORTUGAL #Tornado #Lagameças #Lisbon #TropicalStormAlpha #Alpha #SetubalDistric NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite found the remnants of former Subtropical storm Alpha spreading over Portugal and northwestern Spain. Bearing a mix of tropical and nontropical characteristics, Alpha was designated a subtropical storm. It will gradually make a left turn toward land, its northerly progress halted by a force field of high pressure. Hurricane Teddy was a 130-mph Category 4 hurricane on Friday morning and was a little more than 900 miles southeast of Bermuda. And with the typical seasonal peak to the Atlantic hurricane season having just passed, we still have a long way to go — about 10 weeks — before activity finally begins to simmer down. Meanwhile, trouble is brewing in the Gulf of Mexico, too. Alpha and Beta are the first … [12][13] Extreme street flooding also became prominent in some cities in western Portugal, particularly Setúbal. Kansas City, Missouri 2020-09-18 15:12:27 – Scientists knew 2020 would be an active year for Atlantic storms, and there are now 22 named storms. There are so many wild things about Subtropical Storm Alpha, it’s hard to know where to begin. Teddy marks the second major hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. Alpha is a small storm. Subtropical Storm Alpha Atlantic subtropical storm in 2020. Winds of 40 mph extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km) from the center. Tropical Storm Beta formed Friday afternoon. The only other time this occurred was in 2005, which still holds the record for the greatest amount of named storms, having made it all the way to Tropical Storm Zeta. The aircraft safely turned around and was en route back to Biloxi, Miss., in late morning A second mission was slated for Friday evening. [16], "Global Catastrophe Recap September 2020", "Subtropical Storm Alpha Forecast Discussion Number 1", "Ciclone Alpha: Aviso laranja por agravamento de mau tempo hoje no distrito de Coimbra | Notícias de Coimbra", "Tornados em Beja e Palmela ocorreram devido a supercélulas. Subtropical Storm Alpha A rare subtropical storm formed just off the coast of Portugal. Alpha formed right before the bell, a tiny cyclone barely 50 miles wide set to move ashore in Portugal on Friday afternoon. Alpha is the first Greek name tropical system since 2005, when so many tropical storms and hurricanes formed that the naming system went to Zeta. The Alpha subtropical storm, recently named by the National Hurricane Center (NHC), caused some damage yesterday, mainly in the South of Portugal. [2] Development was initially very slow for the system, and the NHC did not consider it likely to develop at the time. Alpha will drop an inch or two of rainfall, but its small size and forward pace should preclude anything worse than isolated flood issues. Impressionante! Maximum sustained winds are … Subtropical Storm Alpha has formed in the Atlantic, making it's way to Portugal . 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This storm will be a remnant low by Saturday morning. [4] Nonetheless, thunderstorm activity became more concentrated and organized near the center of the low as it gradually shed its frontal features, although the central low struggled to become the dominant feature. Tropical Storm Beta, in the Gulf of Mexico, broke the record around 5 p.m. Friday. Then came Subtropical Storm Alpha near Portugal at 12:30 p.m., which dissipated by Saturday night. TS. [8], Two hours later, at 18:30 UTC, Alpha made landfall near São Pedro de Moel in central Portugal at peak intensity,[8] with an atmospheric pressure of 996 mbars (29.44 inHg), based on a surface pressure of 999 mbar (20.50 inHg) being recorded in Monte Real, Portugal, well north of the cyclone. By then, Teddy will have transitioned into an “extratropical” system, losing its tropical characteristics, but it could still be at hurricane strength as its wind field expands. Subtropical Storm Alpha also formed near Portugal, forecasters say. Subtropical Storm Alpha lost wind intensity and became a remnant low over Portugal very early Saturday morning, local time. Total damages from the storm were estimated to be in the millions of euros. NHC will initiate advisories on Subtropical Storm Alpha, located near the coast of Portugal, at 1230 PM AST (1630 UTC). Assuming it is ready to be moved to the main encyclopedia, I recommend moving this draft to Subtropical Storm Alpha (2020) and leave Subtropical Storm Alpha as a redirect to the disambiguation page Tropical Storm Alpha . Mientras el germen de la tormenta subtropical Alpha se desarrollaba bajo la activa borrasca, el medicane Ionas azotaba a Grecia.. [11] Winds due to Alpha and its associated non-tropical low caused widespread power outages, fallen trees and damaged dozens of vehicles. MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Subtropical storm Alpha has made landfall in Portugal after becoming the first storm system, since 2005, to be named using a letter from the Greek alphabet. As of now, gusty to strong winds near the coast are possible, along with locally heavy rainfall and perhaps some storm surge. Subtropical Storm Alpha forms near Portugal, making history. This is the 22nd named storm of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season and the earliest named 22nd Atlantic storm, breaking the previous record set by Wilma on October 17, 2005. The storm is moving toward the northeast near 17 mph (28 km/h), and this general motion is expected during the next day or so before dissipation. A woman died in Calzadilla after a roof collapsed on top of her. 2020 has officially exhausted all conventional hurricane names and tapped into the Greek alphabet. NHC is issuing advisories on newly-formed Subtropical Storm Alpha. Alpha formed right before the bell, a tiny cyclone barely 50 miles wide set to move ashore in Portugal on Friday afternoon. Después de tocar tierra, la tormenta se debilitó rápidamente, convirtiéndose en un remanente bajo sobre el distrito de Viseu en Portugal a las 03:00 UTC del 19 de septiembre . There, peeking out on the upper right fringe, is Subtropical Storm Alpha, the first Greek letter-named storm of the season. [9] Alpha then quickly weakened as it headed further into the Iberian Peninsula, and became a remnant low at 03:00 UTC on 19 September. At least two tornadoes were confirmed in Portugal and one person was killed from high winds. ChessEric and Cyclonebiskit: There have been 2 sub-tropical storms named Alpha, one in 1972 and the one currently battering Portugal. Alpha is the first tropical or subtropical cyclone on record to strike mainland Portugal and the third to make landfall in mainland Europe. By 18 September, the low began to separate from its frontal features and exhibited sufficient organization to be classified as a subtropical cyclone as it approached the Iberian Peninsula, becoming a subtropical storm later that day. Former Subtropical Storm Alpha was a short-lived storm that formed and fizzled within 24 hours. A strong disturbance that was spinning over the central Atlantic claimed the last name on the season's designated list, Wilfred, when it strengthened into a tropical storm on Friday at 11 a.m. EDT, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC). NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite found the remnants … Just hours after the final name on the 2020 Atlantic hurricane list was used to reflect the formation of Wilfred in the eastern Atlantic, the Greek alphabet was promptly put to use for the first time since 2005. Of course, in a year of unprecedented tropical storm activity, the first Greek-letter storm would be a weirdo, creeping on the edge of the Atlantic like my cat who constantly stands just out of reach when I want to pet him. It's the first time meteorologists have had to use Greek names since the historic 2005 storm season. The first is look at where this freak formed, off the coast of Portugal. ORLANDO, Fla. — Tropical Storm Wilfred formed in the far eastern Atlantic Ocean on Friday morning. On Friday afternoon, Tropical Storm … Credit: Café Esperança #Invest99L", "Leiria: Ciclone Alpha derruba torre da Rádio 94FM", "Quedas de árvores, inundações e estruturas que caíram. According to the … The system was named just before landfall, surprising meteorologists, with tropical storm conditions likely in a narrow area of Portugal and Spain. See the footage here! Wilma hit the border of Palm Beach County later that day as a strong Category 2 hurricane. The twenty-fourth cyclone and twenty-second named storm of the extremely active and record-breaking 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, Alpha originated from a large non-tropical low that was first monitored by the National Hurricane Center on 15 September. Alpha should move across the coast of west-central Portugal during the next couple of days. In 2005, Tropical Storm Alpha didn’t happen until October 22. Forecast to become a hurricane by the National Hurricane Center, it brings the chance of damaging winds, very heavy rainfall and storm surge flooding to coastal Texas. Alpha should move across northern Portugal and Spain before dissipating on Saturday. Beta wrote a new page in the record books for the 23rd-named tropical storm in the Atlantic, replacing Alpha from 2005, which formed on Oct. 22 and was first-ever storm to be named a Greek letter. Alpha should move across the coast of west-central Portugal during the next couple of days. RAINFALL, Alpha is expected to produce storm totals of 1 to 2 inches of rainfall, with isolated amounts of 3 inches over the northern portion of … [16] Alpha also caused lightning storms on Ons Island which led to a forest fire. Just days after Hurricane Sally made landfall as a damaging Category 2 in Alabama and less than a month following Laura’s Category 4 destruction in Louisiana, yet another Gulf of Mexico system is showing signs of development and potential effects in the United States. Tropical Storm Wilfred formed Friday in the Eastern Tropical Atlantic. Tropical Storm Wilfred, Subtropical Storm Alpha and Tropical Storm Beta formed within hours of each other on Friday. Through early next week, the National Weather Service projects 5 to 10 inches of rain along the Texas coast, including Houston, which is particularly vulnerable to flooding. In 2005, Alpha didn’t form until Oct. 22 — putting 2020 a month ahead of even the previous busiest year on record. Tropical Storms Alpha and Beta formed Friday. Subtropical Storm Alpha was a unique subtropical cyclone that made landfall in Portugal, the first ever recorded occurrence for the country. Storms in 2020 have developed at a record pace. Storms usually end their lives there after taking a C-shaped trip from the tropical Atlantic westward and … Wilfred developed southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands and is poised to chug along in the days ahead toward the west-northwest across the open ocean. Tropical Storm Wilfred, Subtropical Storm Alpha and Tropical Storm Beta formed within hours of each other on Friday. Tropical Depression 22, which is likely to earn the name “Beta” by Friday night, is expected to meander in the western gulf through early next week. Tropical Storm Wilfred formed in the east tropical Atlantic late Friday morning, followed by Subtropical Storm Alpha — the first Greek-named storm in 15 years — off the Iberian Peninsula in Europe early in the afternoon. Alpha made landfall just north of Lisbon, Portugal during the evening of 18 September, then rapidly weakened and became a remnant low early the following day. Tropical Storm Beta was a tropical cyclone that brought heavy rainfall, flooding, and severe weather to the Southeastern United States in September 2020. Tropical Storm Gamma was a near-hurricane strength tropical storm that brought heavy rains, ... Paulette. As the storm nears the Texas coast Monday, the arrival of cooler, drier air from the north could begin to weaken it. Subtropical Storm Alpha lost wind intensity and became a remnant low over Portugal very early Saturday morning, local time. Tropical depressions are the precursors to tropical storms and signify winds building around an organizing area of low pressure. In fact, Tropical Storm … Subtropical Storm Alpha has formed near Portugal. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 140 miles from the center of the storm. Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts. The system was also the easternmost-forming (sub)tropical cyclone on record in the basin. Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher gusts. TropicalTidbits. On Friday, Sept. 18 at 11 p.m. EDT (0300 UTC on Sept. 19), the National Hurricane Center noted that the storm had become a post-tropical cyclone. As previously predicted, the second half of September brings a sudden change in the weather of Portugal, caused by a depression that is more common in the winter months. There is a growing chance that the incipient Beta could stall, allowing the system to unload large amounts of rainfall. Fim de semana chega com a tempestade subtropical Alpha", "Tornado️ em é Lagameças, perto de #Setubal. Uncertainty is higher than average with this system due to the weak steering currents involved — similar to the environment that Hurricane Sally encountered as it wobbled toward the coast of Alabama earlier this week. — National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) September 18, 2020 That could present a problem. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 140 miles from the center of the storm. Running out of hurricane names, we’ll soon switch to the Greek alphabet. On satellite imagery, the system showed evidence of very strong, tall thunderstorms and some low-level counterclockwise inflow. Shortly after Wilfred, Subtropical Storm Alpha also formed Friday about 75 miles from Lisbon, Portugal, with winds of 50 mph, per the NHC. The National Hurricane Center designated the system Tropical Storm “Wilfred” about 11 a.m. Friday, with maximum sustained winds over 40 mph. Most likely, Wilfred will track to the west and northwest over the coming days before curving more northward over the open Atlantic, where it is forecast to lose strength over colder waters. [1], On 15 September, the National Hurricane Center began to monitor a non-tropical low-pressure system well north of the Azores for possible development into a tropical or subtropical cyclone, as it was expected to track close to a warm pool of water to the west of Portugal. Upload media Wikipedia: Instance of: subtropical cyclone: Located on terrain feature: Portugal: Start time: 18 September 2020: End time: 19 September 2020: Followed by: Tropical Storm Beta (2020) Authority control A small, low-pressure system located just west of the coast of Portugal strengthened into Subtropical Storm Alpha Friday afternoon. Little change in strength is expected before landfall, with rapid weakening over land through the weekend. For just the second time on record, new tropical systems forming in the Atlantic Basin are garnishing names from the Greek Alphabet, which only occurred previously in 2005. Alpha is the first Greek name tropical system since 2005, when so many tropical storms and hurricanes formed that the naming system went to … Subtropical Storm Alpha was a unique subtropical cyclone that made landfall in Portugal, the ... Paulette. Not long after, subtropical storm Alpha formed near Portugal. Hurricane Paulette made landfall Monday in Bermuda as a high-end Category 1. Trayectorias prevista para Alpha, arriba, y guías de predicción de su intensidad, abajo, según diferentes modelos. “Alpha seguramente sea el ciclón con características tropicales que más al este y más cerca de las costas europeas se ha formado, prácticamente ya en Portugal”, aseguran Del Campo y Alemán. Alpha tocó tierra al norte de Lisboa, Portugal, a las 18:30 UTC, convirtiéndose en el primer ciclón tropical o subtropical registrado en tocar tierra en Portugal continental. A satellite-mounted instrument called a scatterometer, which emits pulses of radiation that deduce wind speeds based on the behavior of ocean waves below, discerned a concentrated area of low pressure well east of Tamiahua, Mexico, or about 250 miles south-southeast of Brownsville, Tex. Tropical Storm Wilfred, the last of traditional names, officially formed little more than an hour before Alpha, prompting the hurricane center to tweet "get out the Greek alphabet." Maximum winds at the core of the low were about 50 mph, but only near the center of the very small system. TS. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite found the remnants … Rene. Alpha has already been named, with Beta, Gamma, Delta and Epsilon up next. Tropical Storm Wilfred formed southwest of the Cape Verde Islands, followed later in the morning by Subtropical Storm Alpha near the coast of Portugal, and later in the day, Tropical … Subtropical Storm Alpha was a unique subtropical cyclone that made landfall in Portugal, the first ever recorded occurrence for the country. [6] A combination of radar imagery from Portugal, scatterometer passes, and satellite derived wind data soon revealed Subtropical Storm Alpha had formed at 16:30 UTC, on 18 September, just a couple hundred miles from the coast of Portugal, and was already producing sustained winds up to 80 km/h (50 mph)[7] and wind gusts up to 108 km/h (67 mph). This means if tropical depression 22 forms a tropical storm later today, it will now be named Beta. Subtropical Storm Alpha formed Friday afternoon (Eastern time) right along the coast of Portugal and was located about 75 miles northwest of the … Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts. [3] The low tracked generally south-southeastward for the next day, and as it approached closer to the Iberian Peninsula chances appeared to be decreasing for any subtropical development of the cyclone. Alpha became the 24th tropical cyclone of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season and the earliest named 22nd storm in … Alpha and Beta are the first … Tropical Depression 22 formed on Thursday in the western Gulf of Mexico and had winds of 35 mph to start the day on Friday. On Sept. 19 at 9:35 a.m. EDT (1335 UTC), NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite found the remnants of former Subtropical storm Alpha spread over Portugal and into northwestern Spain. Later Friday, Subtropical Storm Alpha formed near Portugal. Alpha made landfall in Portugal later that day around 5 p.m. EDT (2100 UTC) about 120 miles (195 km) north-northeast of Lisbon, Portugal. Subtropical Storm Alpha has formed near the coast of Portugal. Subtropical Storm Alpha has formed near the coast of Portugal, becoming the first named storm using the Greek Alphabet list, now that the annual list of names is … Then came Subtropical Storm Alpha near Portugal at 12:30 p.m., which dissipated by Saturday night. The twenty-fourth cyclone and twenty-second named storm of the extremely active and record-breaking 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, Alpha originated from a large non-tropical low that was first monitored by the National Hurricane Centeron 15 September. Wilfred, Alpha and the imminent formation of Beta come as a period of enhanced hurricane activity in the Atlantic refuses to relent, with major Hurricane Teddy churning toward Bermuda. The Portuguese Institute for Sea and Atmosphere issued an orange warning for gusts up to 60 mph for Coimbra and Leiria municipalities. Sub-Tropical Storm #Alpha has made landfall in Portugal. Later Friday, Subtropical Storm Alpha formed near Portugal. keyboard_arrow_down. Little change in strength is expected before landfall, with rapid weakening over land through the weekend. [9][10], In preparation for Alpha on 18 September, orange warnings were raised for high wind and heavy rain in the Coimbra and Leiria districts of Portugal. Since the 2020 hurricane season has officially used up all conventional names from the Atlantic hurricane season naming list, all subsequent storms that form will be named after Greek letters. [5] This central low feature soon enough became encased within the larger non-tropical low, and thunderstorm activity persisted. It is in the process of making landfall in Portugal. Subtropical Storm Alpha formed on Friday morning, making landfall across Portugal Friday evening, bringing sustained winds of 85 KM/H and gusts to 105 KM/H across the country. In the 11 p.m. advisory from the National Hurricane Center, Alpha was over Portugal with winds at 50 mph. Initially not anticipated to transiti… Subtropical Storm Alpha formed Friday afternoon (Eastern time) right along the coast of Portugal, packing 50 mph maximum sustained winds and was moving to the northeast at 17 mph. That means air is spiraling into the developing system. Tracking Alpha Alpha made landfall in Portugal and has now dissipated. 2. Alpha is expected to be short-lived but bring winds and rain to portions of Portugal. Right now, confidence in where the storm will come ashore is low. On Friday evening, Tropical Depression 22 became Tropical Storm Beta in the Gulf of Mexico. Of these reports, 143 were in the Leiria District and 135 were in the Lisbon District. [12] Supercell thunderstorms associated with the system spawned at least two confirmed tornadoes in Beja and Palmela. Tropical Storm Beta will likely be forming late Friday in the Gulf of Mexico. MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – Subtropical Storm Alpha has developed. Subtropical Storm Alpha, First Greek Letter Storm, Makes Landfall In Portugal MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Subtropical storm Alpha has made landfall in Portugal after becoming the first storm system, since 2005, to be named using a letter from the Greek alphabet. Winds were largely between 20 and 30 mph on the system’s western flank, but a few gusts to 35 mph were ongoing just east of the center. The storm should weaken into a depression overnight and a remnant low pressure area on Saturday. This radar image shows Subtropical Storm Alpha moving inland over the coast of Portugal on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Teddy could come very close to Bermuda late Sunday into Monday. What happened to Tropical Storm Alpha? Tropical Storm Wilfred forms in the Atlantic; Gulf system becomes Tropical Storm Beta Subtropical Storm Alpha formed off the coast of Portugal Friday morning. 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