September 25, 1987 – Unexpected and fast-moving, category 1 Hurricane Emily made landfall early morning, bringing with her destructive winds, waterspouts and tornadoes. [11] The storm's wind radii increased in all quadrants as the storm grew in both intensity and size. [11][47], The storm's strengthening pattern continued until Hurricane Dean made its second and final landfall at 1630 UTC August 22 near Tecolutla, Veracruz, just east of Gutiérrez Zamora and about 40 mi (65 km) south-southeast of Tuxpan. The National Hurricane Center reported that Hurricane Dean made landfall around 4:30 a.m. EDT, Tuesday, August 21, 2007 about 35 miles north of … [11] Even as its convection waned slightly that afternoon, its intensity grew,[12] and convection flared in the center that night. View of the northern eyewall making landfall. After its first landfall, Hurricane Dean crossed the Yucatán Peninsula and emerged, weakened, into the Bay of Campeche. After gaining strength in the western Caribbean last night, Hurricane Dean made landfall as a Category 5 storm on Mexico's Yucatán coast at about 4:30 a.m. this morning (EDT). On the morning of August 13, the National Hurricane Center recognized the system's organization and designated it Tropical Depression Four while it was still more than 1,500 mi (2,400 km) east of the Lesser Antilles. This page was last edited on 19 May 2011, at 15:33. [50] The remnant low pressure system weakened over western Arizona and southern California before finally dissipating on August 30. Hurricane DEAN. A gps dropsoned, according to nhc, measured flight level winds of 178kts. [16] That afternoon, convective banding and increasing upper-level outflow strengthened the storm to a Category 2 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale. Landfall was near the cruise ship port of Costa Maya where the concrete pier for the cruise ships was half demolished. [7] It moved quickly westward, south of a deep layered ridge,[8] escaping the easterly wind shear that had been slowing its development and moving over warmer waters. hurricane dean ----- zczc miatcdat4 all ttaa00 knhc ddhhmm hurricane dean discussion number 33 nws tpc/national hurricane center miami fl al042007 500 am edt tue aug 21 2007 dean made landfall on the east coast of the yucatan peninsula near the cruise ship port of costa maya around 0830 utc...and the eye is now just inland. However, Dennis still made landfall as a Category 3 Hurricane near … [11][46] Nevertheless, the warm waters of the bay proved conducive for some development and the eye contracted overnight, indicating that the hurricane was regaining structure. The storm struck just north of Chetumal, the capital of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. The 2021 Altantic Hurricane Season Begins June 1st, 2021. After battering St. Lucia and Jamaica last week, Hurricane Dean came ashore near Costa Maya or Majahual, Quintana Roo, Mexico, around 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 21st, 2007. Powerful Hurricane Ivan Slams the Central Gulf Coast as a Category 3 Hurricane September 16, 2004 At 150am on 16 September 2004, powerful Hurricane Ivan made landfall just west of Gulf Shores, AL as a Category 3 Hurricane. Dean approaching the Yucatan as a Category 5 https://archive.is/20131014011913/img156.imageshack.us/img156/1434/dean2xp9.jpg FormationAugust 13, 2007 Dissipation August 23, 2007 Highest winds 175 mph Lowest pressure 905 mbar Deaths 32 direct, 12 indirect Damages $1.5 billion (2007 USD) Areas affectedWindward Islands, Leeward Islands, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Cayman Islands, Mexico, Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua … [26] On August 18, Hurricane Dean developed a double eyewall,[27] indicating that an eyewall replacement cycle was taking place and causing short term fluctuations in intensity as Dean weakened back to a Category 4 hurricane. Dean is expected to be even stronger than Wilma, which stalled over Cancun and pummeled it for a day. On August 14 the depression gained strength and was upgraded to Tropical Storm Dean. Dean had a minimum central pressure of 906 millibars just before landfall, the third lowest at landfall after the 1935 Labor Day hurricane in the Florida Keys and Hurricane Gilbert, which hit Cancun in 1988. The pair, hurricanes Dean and Felix, shook the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season awake after a relatively slow start. Hurricane Dean fills the western Caribbean, and the outermost bands of spiraling clouds are already brushing the coasts of the Yucatan in the west and Cuba in the north. Dean, the third most intense Atlantic hurricane to make landfall in recorded history, was today centred over the southern Gulf of Mexico and moving towards coastal resorts.. Hurricane force winds continued to be felt in Consejo until well after sunup. The Mexican government ordered the deployment of over 4,000 troops, and declared a state of emergency in the state of Campeche. It measured a pressure of 906 milibars. It briefly restrengthened in the warm waters of the bay before making a second landfall in Veracruz. The National Hurricane Center reported that Hurricane Dean made landfall around 4:30 a.m. EDT, Tuesday, August 21, 2007 about 35 miles north of … [11] The storm was upgraded to Hurricane Dean at 0900 UTC August 16,[15] 550 mi (890 km) east of Barbados. The state is frequently hit by severe hurricanes due to its exposed location, the most recent and severe being Hurricane Dean in 2007, which made landfall with sustained winds of 280 km/h, with gusts up to 320 km/h. Aug. 27, 2017: The tropical wave slowly moved off the coast in western Africa as thunderstorms and showers continued to pound the continent. Forecasters warn the storm could pick up strength as it crosses the Bay of Campeche and turn into an even more destructive hurricane before making a second landfall on Wednesday. In October 2014, hurricanes Fay and Gonzalo both made landfall, making that season the first to produce two landfalls. Dean ultimately became a Category 5 hurricane and reached a peak intensity of 175 mph, along with a pressure of 905 mb. Although the wave initially experienced strong easterly wind shear, it quickly moved into an environment better suited for tropical development and gained organization. A hurricane warning remains in effect along the Gulf Coast of Mexico from south of Progreso to Tampico. August 6, 1989 – Category 2 Hurricane Dean his … Hurricane Dean 1st Landfall. Since 1995. Hurricane Dean, August 2007 Dean formed as … Flhurricane.com - Central Florida Hurricane Center - 25 Years Tracking Storms Hurricanes Without the Hype! Ivan packed 120 mph sustained surface winds and a historic storm surge, the magnitude and extent of the damage and … Although the spot where Dean's eye made landfall is rural, and not very populated, Dean came ashore as a Category 5 hurricane, packing maximum sustained winds of 165 mph. Add the template {{editprotected}} to the talk page along with your corrections, and it will be brought to the attention of the administrators. Got a correction? Hurricane Dean made landfall near Costa Maya on the Yucatan Peninsula on Aug. 21, packing sustained winds near 165 mph. The hurricane made landfall at Belize City on 10 September killing approximately 2,500 people. Tell us your memories of Hurricane Dean? Hurricane Dean has been pounding offshore oil and gas platforms in the Gulf of Mexico, after weakening as it crossed the Yucatan peninsula. By August 16, the storm had intensified further and attained hurricane status. In the Atlantic, a dozen Category 5 hurricanes have come ashore. Dean was the first storm to make landfall as a Category 5 hurricane in the Atlantic basin since Hurricane Andrew in 1992. The winds were reduced in strength through this second landfall of Dean, but as with several other notable storms in this area, such as Hurricane Mitch, heavy rain was a major concern. It was moving west-northwest near 20 mph across the Yucatan Peninsula. After gaining strength in the western Caribbean last night, Hurricane Dean made landfall as a Category 5 storm on Mexico's Yucatán coast at about 4:30 a.m. this morning (EDT). [11][40] This time, it was less than 210 mi (335 km) from its first landfall. [43] The land severely disrupted the storm's organization, and by the time Dean crossed the Yucatán Peninsula it had weakened to a Category 1 hurricane. ", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Meteorological_history_of_Hurricane_Dean&oldid=990409321, Meteorological histories of individual tropical cyclones, Articles with dead external links from June 2017, Articles with permanently dead external links, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 24 November 2020, at 09:30. By this time the eyewall had closed, forming a distinct eye, and in an environment of low wind shear and increasing ocean temperature the hurricane began to intensify rapidly. Posted: Tue Aug 21, 2007 8:54 am Post subject: Hurricane dean makes landfall. Its inner core was largely disrupted,[11] so although a ragged eye reformed over the warm waters of the bay,[45] the hurricane no longer had the structure to support its previous strength. However, initial reports are that there were no deaths from the Yucatan landfall. [11] At the same time, a dropsonde reading from the hurricane's eye estimated a central pressure of 905 mbar, making Dean the third most intense landfalling Atlantic storm in history (after the Labor Day Hurricane of 1935 and Hurricane Gilbert of 1988) and tying Dean with Camille and Mitch as the seventh most intense hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic basin. [48] A weather station at Requetemu, San Luis Potosí, recorded 15.4 in (39 cm) of rainfall during the storm's second landfall. Days since last H. Landfall - US: Any 30 , Major: 92 Florida - Any: 779 Major: 779 . The storm eventually bottomed out in the evening, marking the lowest mbar of 914 since Hurricane Dean in 2007. Dean is thought to have been less damaging than the Category Five Hurricane Wilma in 2005, which lingered over the Yucatan for a day, killing 10 people and wrecking large areas of Cancun. Even though Dean’s eye landed north of Belize early Tuesday, the hurricane battered the northern districts which are closer to our border with Mexico. [11] By this time the eyewall had closed, forming a distinct eye,[20] and in an environment of low wind shear and increasing ocean temperature the hurricane began to intensify rapidly. — On Aug. 24, 1992, Hurricane Andrew came ashore in Miami, killing 65 people. Its maximum sustained winds were 165 mph and gusts reached 200 mph. Lucia. [22] Satellite imagery showed that a well defined eye and numerous cyclonically curved convective bands remained over the Lesser Antilles. [11], A strong ridge of high pressure continued to push the system west, towards the Caribbean Sea. Mitch, the strongest storm of the season, was later tied with 2007's Hurricane Dean for the eighth most intense Atlantic hurricane ever recorded. Hurricane Patricia slammed into Mexico's Pacific coast on Friday as a powerful Category 5 storm, with its eye coming ashore just west of the port city of Manzanillo. More than 10,000 people across Veracruz had taken refuge in shelters prior to Dean's arrival Packing sustained winds of 165 MPH, Category 5 Hurricane Dean slammed into La Costa Maya near Majahual, Quintana Roo, Mexico around 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 21st, 2007. An attempt to organize discussion early on in case Dean grows into a major threat and discussion topic. Articles presented on Wikinews reflect the specific time at which they were written and published, and do not attempt to encompass events or knowledge which occur or become known after their publication. — On Aug. 21, 2007, Hurricane Dean hit near Majahual, Mexico, killing at least 13 people. At Landfall, Dean had a minimum pressure of 905 mb, tying Dean with Camille (1969) and Mitch (1998) for the seventh-lowest central pressure on record in the Atlantic basin, and the third-lowest landfall pressure, behind only Gilbert (1988) and the 1935 Labor Day hurricane. Later Tuesday afternoon, Dean was downgraded to a category 2 storm. Hurricane Dean lost a considerable fraction of its power as it crossed the Yucatan Peninsula, but it was still a hurricane with powerful winds and very heavy rains when it struck the Mexican coastal state of Veracruz on August 23. The Cape Verde-type hurricane sped through the Caribbean Sea, rapidly intensifying before making landfall on Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula. OUR CURRENT THINKING IS THAT THE CYCLONE WILL STILL BE A BORDERLINE CAT 1/2 HURRICANE … Dry air and cooler air inflow from the north slowed structural development; nevertheless, ragged bands began to form on August 15. Days since last H. Landfall - US: Any 41 ( Zeta ) , Major: 104 ( Laura ) Florida - Any: 791 ( Michael ) Major: 791 ( Michael ) At landfall, the storm had maximum sustained winds of 135 mph (215 km/h) and a minimum central pressure of 952 mbar. The storm struck just north of Chetumal, the capital of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. Dean dissipated over central Texas on August 2. The National Hurricane Center reported that Hurricane Dean made landfall around 4:30 a.m. EDT, Tuesday, August 21, 2007 about 35 miles north of the city of Chetumal in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. A dropsonde in the eye of the storm estimated a central pressure of 905 mbar, tying Dean with Hurricane Mitch for the seventh most intense Atlantic hurricane ever recorded. Hurricane Dean was the fourth named storm, first hurricane, and first major hurricane of the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season.Dean formed on August 13 in the central Atlantic east of the Lesser Antilles. [36] A concentric eyewall was briefly observed again on the morning of August 20, but it did not last long. When it reached Mexico, Hurricane Dean was a Category 5 storm, but it missed large cities and its exceptional Category 5 strength landfall caused no deaths and less damage than in the Caribbean islands it passed as a Category 2 storm. Hurricane Alex, the first Tropical Cyclone of the 2010 Atlantic Basin Hurricane, made landfall along the coast of Belize on Saturday June 26, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. TS Alex moved WNW at 8 mph with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph, storm surge of three to five ( 3-5) feet and rainfall of four to eight (4-8) inches were forecasted as the System moved inland. Dean formed on July 28 in the eastern Gulf of Mexico to the south of the Florida Panhandle, moved west, west-northwest, and then gained tropical storm status just before its landfall near Freeport, Texas. After making landfall this morning dean set some records. The following afternoon, Dean made a second landfall with 100-mile per hour winds at Tecolutla, Mexico, as a Category Two hurricane, and at last report it was surviving as a tropical depression over inland Mexico. [11] Dean weakened rapidly, losing its low level circulation within hours and its mid-level circulation the next day as it encountered the Sierra Madre Oriental mountain range. Landfall was about 30 miles north of Consejo, the northern most settlement in Belize. Posted: Tue Aug 21, 2007 8:54 am Post subject: Hurricane dean makes landfall. little change in strength is expected prior to landfall on the east coast of the yucatan peninsula. [19], At 0930 UTC on August 17, the center of Hurricane Dean passed into the Caribbean Sea through the Saint Lucia Channel between the islands of Martinique and St. A gps dropsoned, according to nhc, measured flight level winds of 178kts. At this time it was centered about 520 mi (835 km) west-southwest of Cape Verde. According to the Official Atlantic Hurricane Database (started in 1851), only nine landfalls have occurred in Bermuda. Hurricane … [11] As expected, the landfall caused significant weakening of the storm; the eye filled and the cold cloud-tops warmed. At landfall, Dean had sustained winds near 165 mph and gusts that reached 200 mph - faster than the takeoff speed of many passenger jets. Flhurricane.com - Central Florida Hurricane Center - 25 Years Tracking Storms Hurricanes Without the Hype! [37] The eyewall became even better defined throughout the day. [32], Hurricane Dean intensified through the night of August 19[34] and reinforced its completed eyewall replacement cycle by forming a tight single-walled eye. [6], The depression was already exhibiting persistent deep convection in the western portion of its circulation. However, hurricane-force winds were felt over 60 miles (~100 km) away from the center of the storm, and tropical storm conditions impacted areas 175 miles (280 km) away. The only other Category 5 hurricane in the Pacific to ever hit land was also near Manzanillo. All text created after September 25, 2005 available under the terms of the, Hurricane Dean Loses Steam, Now Category 1, https://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?title=Weakening_Dean_makes_landfall_on_Mexican_coast&oldid=1233673. Hurricane Dean streng… Hurricane Dean crashed into the Caribbean coast of Mexico on Tuesday morning as a roaring Category 5 hurricane, the most intense Atlantic storm to make landfall in two decades. As the eye moved over Mexico near the town of Majahual in the Costa Maya area, the NHC estimated surface level winds of 175 mph (280 km/h), making Dean the first storm to make landfall as a Category 5 hurricane in the Atlantic basin since Hurricane Andrew in 1992. The hurricane killed at least 12 people across the Caribbean, picked up strength after brushing Jamaica and the Cayman Islands and became a monstrous Category 5 hurricane Monday. Dean was the ninth strongest cane in the atlantic and the third to make landfall while it was that strong. Dean made landfall for the second time in a week on Wednesday. Hurricane Dean was one of two storms in the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season to make landfall as a Category 5 hurricane and was the seventh most intense Atlantic hurricane ever recorded, tied with Camille and Mitch. Dean was a top-scale Category 5 storm at landfall Tuesday on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. [20] The northern eyewall passed over Martinique where a weather station in the island's capital of Fort-de-France reported 13 in (33 cm) of rainfall. The high pressure system over the southeastern United States continued to steer the storm west towards the Yucatán Peninsula. The satellite pictures … As Irma traveled out of the Virgin Islands and to the north of Puerto Rico, an elliptical eye and double eyewalls was recorded. More than 10,000 people across Veracruz had taken refuge in shelters prior to Dean's arrival Dean made landfall as a category 5 storm, before being downgraded hours later to a category 3 storm. [11] The landfall itself occurred in a sparsely populated area of the Costa Maya region of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo near 18.7 N 87.8 W at 0900 UTC August 21 and brought with it a storm surge of 12–18 ft (3.7–5.5 m). ET Tuesday, the center said Dean had sustained winds of 260 km/h with higher gusts, and little change in strength expected before landfall. Two weather stations on the island of Jamaica, one at Ingleside and the other at Morant Bay, both reported in excess of 13 in (33 cm) of rainfall. Days since last H. Landfall - US: Any 35 , Major: 97 Florida - Any: 784 Major: 784 . It measured a pressure of 906 milibars. Hurricane Watch for Intracoastal City LA, to the Mississippi/Alabama border w Lake Pontchartrain. Some areas braced for up to 20 inches (510 mm) of rain. Login; New Visitor; The 2021 Altantic Hurricane Season Begins June 1st, 2021. Its remnants passed over the mountains and into the eastern Pacific Ocean as a broad area of low pressure. — On Sept. 14, 1988, Hurricane Gilbert slammed into Cancun, Mexico, killing 327 people. The effects of Hurricane Dean in Mexico were more severe than anywhere else in the storm's path.Hurricane Dean, the most intense storm of the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season, formed in the Atlantic Ocean west of Cape Verde on August 14, 2007. Dean progressed to the northwest, weakening into a remnant low which finally dissipated over the southwestern United States. Note that some listed sources or external links may no longer be available online due to age. [49] Hurricane Dean's remnant low pressure system then drifted north into southern California, bringing thunderstorms to northern San Diego County, and more than 2 in (5 cm) of rain to Lake Wohlford. Dean made landfall for the second time in a week on Wednesday. Additionally, it made the third most intense Atlantic hurricane landfall. From Wikinews, the free news source you can write! In Escondido almost 2 in (5 cm) of rain fell in 90 minutes. TS Watches for Andros, Keys. [44], Hurricane Dean emerged into the Bay of Campeche as a Category 1 hurricane on the afternoon of August 21. I thought it would be helpful to those seeking info to centralize discussion of the forecasts so that comments arent scattered in response to … Forecasters do not believe it presents a threat to the United States. Hurricane Dean made landfall near Costa Maya on the Yucatan Peninsula on Aug. 21, packing sustained winds near 165 mph. The … It hit the eastern state of Veracruz as a Category Two storm, with winds of up to 100mph (160km/h), but was then downgraded to Category One. Quintana Roo-Wikipedia. although some weakening is forecast as dean crosses the yucatan peninsula...dean is expected to maintain hurricane strength throughout the next 24 hours. Dean moved across the Bay of Campeche, eyeing over 100 oil platforms and several oil ports in the center of the country's oil industry. [42] A weather station at Chetumal (the capital of Quintana Roo, Mexico) reported 6.65 in (17 cm) of rainfall during Hurricane Dean's landfall. Dean then moved into the Gulf of Campeche to make a second landfall near Tecolutla, with 100 mph winds as a Category 2 storm. A deep layered ridge to its north steered the system west as it moved rapidly towards the Caribbean and into warmer waters. - Any: 779 Major: 784 Fay and Gonzalo both made landfall near Costa Maya on Saffir-Simpson... 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