Landfall was near the cruise ship port of Costa Maya where the concrete pier for the cruise ships was half demolished. Got a correction? The storm was so large and powerful that it was likely to remain at hurricane strength even as it passed over land. 2020 is officially over, but still a 30% chance area lingers. Dean ultimately became a Category 5 hurricane and reached a peak intensity of 175 mph, along with a pressure of 905 mb. 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. - Central Florida Hurricane Center - 25 Years Tracking Storms Hurricanes Without the Hype! [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. Over 14,000 workers in … [3] Strong upper-level easterly winds slowed development,[4][5] but on August 13 the tropical wave gained enough organization that the National Hurricane Center designated it Tropical Depression Four. As Dean passed over the mountain ranges, authorities were concerned about the risk of flash floods and mud slides on steep mountain terrain. Hurricane force winds continued to be felt in Consejo until well after sunup. The Cape Verde-type hurricane sped through the Caribbean Sea, rapidly intensifying before making landfall on Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula. 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. Note that some listed sources or external links may no longer be available online due to age. It briefly restrengthened in the warm waters of the bay before making a second landfall in Veracruz. After making landfall this morning dean set some records. [11] Even as its convection waned slightly that afternoon, its intensity grew,[12] and convection flared in the center that night. Hurricane Dean hit the coast of Mexico 's mainland today as a Category 2 hurricane, with winds sustained at 100 mph. By August 16, the storm had intensified further and attained hurricane status. 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. Landfalls (with the eye partially or fully going over the island) are rare but not unheard of. Dean dissipated over central Texas on August 2. The 2021 Altantic Hurricane Season Begins June 1st, 2021. [48] A weather station at Requetemu, San Luis Potosí, recorded 15.4 in (39 cm) of rainfall during the storm's second landfall. [50] The remnant low pressure system weakened over western Arizona and southern California before finally dissipating on August 30. Dean was the first hurricane to make landfall in the Atlantic basin at Category 5 intensity in 15 years; the last storm to do so was Hurricane Andrew on August 24, 1992. With better structure came stronger winds of 100 mph (160 km/h), and the storm was re-categorized as a Category 2 hurricane. Since 1995. Landfall was about 30 miles north of Consejo, the northern most settlement in Belize. The high pressure system over the southeastern United States continued to steer the storm west towards the Yucatán Peninsula. [16] That afternoon, convective banding and increasing upper-level outflow strengthened the storm to a Category 2 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale. A hurricane warning remains in effect along the Gulf Coast of Mexico from south of Progreso to Tampico. As Irma traveled out of the Virgin Islands and to the north of Puerto Rico, an elliptical eye and double eyewalls was recorded. At 2 a.m. In conditions of low wind shear, Hurricane Dean moved westward over waters with increasingly high heat content, and the storm exhibited a classic upper-tropospheric outflow pattern. It is the third strongest Atlantic hurricane to make landfall since records began in the 1850s. [11] The storm's wind radii increased in all quadrants as the storm grew in both intensity and size. Later Tuesday afternoon, Dean was downgraded to a category 2 storm. Aug. 29, 2017: After two days of powerful storms and showers, stemming from the tropical wave, the system passed through the Cape Verde Islands, prompting the threat of a tropical depression. Dean then moved into the Gulf of Campeche to make a second landfall near Tecolutla, with 100 mph winds as a Category 2 storm. In the Atlantic, a dozen Category 5 hurricanes have come ashore. ZCZC MIATCPAT4 ALL TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM BULLETIN HURRICANE DEAN ADVISORY NUMBER 33 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL042007 400 AM CDT TUE AUG 21 2007 ...CATEGORY FIVE HURRICANE DEAN MAKES LANDFALL ON THE EAST COAST OF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA OF MEXICO... AT 400 AM CDT...0900 UTC...THE GOVERNMENT OF … [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. 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. Hurricane Delta's landfall in Louisiana made it the tenth named storm to hit the United States this year, breaking the record set in 1916. The cloud tops cooled,[38] the minimum central pressure fell,[39] and its winds increased to 160 mph (260 km/h), making Hurricane Dean a Category 5 hurricane once again. 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. 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. After its first landfall, Hurricane Dean crossed the Yucatán Peninsula and emerged, weakened, into the Bay of Campeche. The satellite pictures … Since 1995. 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. [11] In contrast, the weather station at Les Cayes, Haiti recorded only 1.18 in (3 cm) of rainfall. although some weakening is forecast as dean crosses the yucatan peninsula...dean is expected to maintain hurricane strength throughout the next 24 hours. However, Dennis still made landfall as a Category 3 Hurricane near … Hurricane … 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.. [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. The Mexican government ordered the deployment of over 4,000 troops, and declared a state of emergency in the state of Campeche. [37] The eyewall became even better defined throughout the day. The pair, hurricanes Dean and Felix, shook the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season awake after a relatively slow start. [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. Dry air and cooler air inflow from the north slowed structural development; nevertheless, ragged bands began to form on August 15. At this time it was centered about 520 mi (835 km) west-southwest of Cape Verde. Hurricane Dean made landfall near Costa Maya on the Yucatan Peninsula on Aug. 21, packing sustained winds near 165 mph. Dean progressed to the northwest, weakening into a remnant low which finally dissipated over the southwestern United States. 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. Currently, the storm maintains category 1 status, with top sustained winds at 85 mph (137 km/h). A gps dropsoned, according to nhc, measured flight level winds of 178kts. The meteorological history of Hurricane Dean began in the second week of August 2007 when a vigorous tropical wave moved off the west coast of Africa into the North Atlantic ocean. [13] By mid-morning, a rough banding eye had formed,[14] and by the next morning a full eye developed. Aug. 26, 2017: The first inkling of a developing hurricane was monitored by the National Hurricane Center as experts tracked a tropical wave over western Africa. Dean was a top-scale Category 5 storm at landfall Tuesday on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. 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. Add the template {{editprotected}} to the talk page along with your corrections, and it will be brought to the attention of the administrators. [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. [51], "Tropical Depression Four Discussion One", "Tropical Depression Four Discussion Three", "Tropical Depression Four Discussion Four", "Tropical Cyclone Report for Hurricane Dean", "Hurricane Dean Special Discussion Nineteen", "Hurricane Dean Intermediate Advisory Nineteen 'A, "Rainfall — ORE Camp-Perrin, Cayes, Haiti - 2007 - (in inches)", "Atlantic hurricane best track (HURDAT version 2)", "Hurricane Dean Public Advisory Twenty Eight", "Hurricane Dean Intermediate Advisory Thirty One A", "Hurricane Dean Weakens, Expected to Spare Texas", "Hurricane Dean Intermediate Advisory Thirty Four A", "Hurricane Dean Tropical Cyclone Updatework=National Hurricane Center", "Surface Weather Map at 7:00 A.M. In Escondido almost 2 in (5 cm) of rain fell in 90 minutes. 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. It was moving west-northwest near 20 mph across the Yucatan Peninsula. Hurricane Dean made landfall near Costa Maya on the Yucatan Peninsula on Aug. 21, packing sustained winds near 165 mph. 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. August 6, 1989 – Category 2 Hurricane Dean his … Aug. 27, 2017: The tropical wave slowly moved off the coast in western Africa as thunderstorms and showers continued to pound the continent. Dean is being blamed for 13 deaths already. September 25, 1987 – Unexpected and fast-moving, category 1 Hurricane Emily made landfall early morning, bringing with her destructive winds, waterspouts and tornadoes. Losses are estimated at $35 million and over 100 people report storm-related injuries. This is the lowest pressure for any Atlantic hurricane since Hurricane Dean's 905-mb minimum central pressure in August 2007. Login; New Visitor ; Area off the coast only 10% chance to develop If it develops it likely is short lived and goes out to sea. [11] As expected, the landfall caused significant weakening of the storm; the eye filled and the cold cloud-tops warmed. Because of the damage, the name Dean was retired, and will not be used again for a tropical cyclone. Dean was the ninth strongest cane in the atlantic and the third to make landfall while it was that strong. Lucia. Hurricane Dean grew to Category 5 strength with 145-knot (166 mph) winds and a pressure of 906 mb as it made landfall on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. The storm struck just north of Chetumal, the capital of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. 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. Lucia. The Cape Verde-type hurricane sped through the Caribbean Sea, rapidly intensifying before making landfall on Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula. [11] The storm was upgraded to Hurricane Dean at 0900 UTC August 16,[15] 550 mi (890 km) east of Barbados. [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. [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). 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. 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. 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. 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. From Wikinews, the free news source you can write! Login; New Visitor; The 2021 Altantic Hurricane Season Begins June 1st, 2021. [6], The depression was already exhibiting persistent deep convection in the western portion of its circulation. NEWS. [21] Hurricane Dean strengthened to a Category 3 hurricane by the evening of August 17. 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). Days since last H. Landfall - US: Any 41 ( Zeta ) , Major: 104 ( Laura ) Florida - Any: 791 ( Michael ) Major: 791 ( Michael ) It is the most intense tropical cyclone in the Atlantic basin since Hurricane Wilma of 2005, the ninth most intense Atlantic hurricane ever recorded and the third most intense land falling Atlantic hurricane. Irma continued by making landfall on Saint Martin and Virgin Gorda – in the Virgin Islands – at peak intensity. 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 hurricane made landfall at Belize City on 10 September killing approximately 2,500 people. TS Watches for Andros, Keys. 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. All text created after September 25, 2005 available under the terms of the, Hurricane Dean Loses Steam, Now Category 1, A sprawling Hurricane Dean slammed into Mexico for the second time in as many days and quickly stretched across to the Pacific Ocean, drenching … A Hurricane Warning was issued for coastal counties from Mobile to Destin by 3am on the 9th. [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. At 1 a.m. CT the National Hurricane Center’s track forecast for Dean showed the storm making a final landfall, after crossing the Bay of Campeche, near Tampico, Mexico. 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. Hurricane Watch for Intracoastal City LA, to the Mississippi/Alabama border w Lake Pontchartrain. The favorable conditions of the western Caribbean Sea allowed the storm to intensify and it regained Category 5 status the next day before making landfall in southern Quintana Roo. Hurricane Dean 1st Landfall. Hurricane DEAN. Ivan packed 120 mph sustained surface winds and a historic storm surge, the magnitude and extent of the damage and … Posted: Tue Aug 21, 2007 8:54 am Post subject: Hurricane dean makes landfall. Dean made landfall for the second time in a week on Wednesday. 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. 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. [35] At 0100 UTC August 20, the storm passed 120 mi (190 km) to the south of Sea Buoy 42056, which recorded a significant wave height of 36 ft (11 m). 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 … 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 Dean was the strongest tropical cyclone of the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season. The storm eventually bottomed out in the evening, marking the lowest mbar of 914 since Hurricane Dean in 2007. Yucatan Landfall. [44], Hurricane Dean emerged into the Bay of Campeche as a Category 1 hurricane on the afternoon of August 21. The hurricane moved towards modern oil installations of the Yucatan Peninsula, prompting evacuations of offshore oil rigs that produce most of Mexico's oil and gas. [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. Mitch, the strongest storm of the season, was later tied with 2007's Hurricane Dean for the eighth most intense Atlantic hurricane ever recorded. Season ends Nov 30th. [11][40] This time, it was less than 210 mi (335 km) from its first landfall. 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.