Nonetheless, it produced up to 2 inches (51 mm) of rainfall on the Big Island of Hawaii. The 1999 Atlantic hurricane season is a current event in the annual tropical cyclone season in the northern hemisphere. Tropical Depression Seven just off of Mexico of September 5. The origins of Arlene can be traced back to a relatively strong tropical wave the emerged off the coast of Africa. By 1200 UTC on August 24, the depression dissipated just west of the tip of Baja California, having lasted for less than 24 hours. The depression failed to strengthen further and dissipated at 1800 UTC on July 15, while located about 460 miles (740 km) southwest of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. HARVEY IN ATLANTIC Beats Gert to Florida just heavy rain 9-21-99. Hurricane Bret at first, started as Tropical Depression Three on August 18. [25] The highest rainfall total reported in Mexico was 8.27 inches (210 mm) at Los Cabos, Baja California Sur. Hurricane Lenny, 13–23 November Hurricane Lenny was the fifth category 4 hurricane of the 1999 season. Moving towards west-northwestward, the depression intensified into Tropical Storm Adrian about 12 hours later. The highest report was of 22.23 inches (566.9 mm) in Tecomán, Colima. [5] After crossing the International Date Line on August 20, Dora became the first tropical cyclones to exist in all three basins of the North Pacific – Eastern, Central, and Western – since Hurricane John in 1994. These dates historically describe the period each year when most tropical cyclones form in the Atlantic basin and are adopted by convention. It continued to move westward through the tropical waters of the Atlantic into the Caribbean. The storm fell further to tropical depression status on September 21. [2][6] The hurricane and its precursor produced heavy rainfall across much of Mexico, with the highest total reaching 22.23 in (566.9 mm). Early on June 20 Adrian intensified into a hurricane, while located about 420 miles (680 km) south-southeast of the southern tip of Baja California. Animation of the progress of all Atlantic tropical storms, hurricanes and major hurricanes of 1999. [2] Greg which killed 10 people when it made landfall on southern Baja California. [2] Hurricane Eugene also existed in the Eastern and Central Pacific, but dissipated on August 15 while south of the main Hawaiian Islands, well before reaching the International Date Line. Later that day, the depression reached its peak intensity with maximum sustained winds of 35 mph (55 km/h) and a minimum barometric pressure of 1007 mbar (29.74 inHg), having failed to reach tropical storm status. Due to further organization on satellite imagery, the depression was upgraded to Tropical Storm Calvin six hours later. There were no damage reports from Mexico. Of these, 9 became a tropical storm, while 6 reached hurricane status. The depression died on October 8, while coming nowhere near land. However, two storms from the Eastern Pacific, Dora and Eugene, entered the basin, with the former entering as a hurricane. This hurricane killed 18 people, with 4 in Cuba and 14 in the United States. These dates conventionally delimit the period during which most tropical cyclones form in the northeastern Pacific Ocean. Tropical Storm Emily started on August 24. It made landfall in Everglades, Florida shortly before it died. It died on November 1, just before it was going to enter the Gulf of Mexico. Heavy rainfall produced from the storm caused minor flooding throughout Mexico. [4] By July 13, the wave and associated low pressure area emerged into the Pacific Ocean. 10-18-99 - HURRICANE JOSE. Wind shear from Hurricane Cindy caused Emily to die on August 28. Desc: Hurricane Gert was the fourth of five major hurricanes in the moderately active 1999 Atlantic hurricane season. On November 17, it made landfall in Saint Croix. Though it was weak and didn't make landfall. Seven of these affected land. This hurricane had a major impact around the Caribbean Sea. After weakening slightly further, the storm degenerated into a remnant low cloud swirl at 0000 UTC on August 23. [12], The following names were used for named storms in the Pacific in 1999. In the spring of 2000 two names got retired: Floyd and Lenny. [32] This is the same list used in the 1993 season. Hurricane Dora was a long-lived and intense cyclone, which had the second longest track of a Pacific hurricane on record. Dora dissipated late on the following day, while situated several hundred miles east of Wake Island. The first tropical cyclone of the season, Hurricane Adrian, developed on June 18, while the final storm of the season, Tropical Storm Irwin, dissi… The next day, as a hurricane, it tracked over the Florida Keys and the most of South Florida. Calvin continued west-northwestward as a sheared cyclone. The 1999 Pacific hurricane season officially started on May 15, 1999 in the eastern Pacific, and on June 1, 1999, in the central Pacific, and lasted until November 30, 1999. It strengthened into Tropical Depression One on June 10 in a region of warm waters and low wind shear. Hurricane Floyd was the strongest, costliest, and deadliest hurricane of the 1999 Atlantic hurricane season. The storm then curved westward and weakened over colder SST's, until dissipating on late September 9. No new names were used for the first time in the Pacific Basin. This might have been from the edges of the depression or the remains, which tracked over to Mexico. [30], The southern portion of the tropical wave that previously spawned Tropical Depression Eleven in the Gulf of Mexico entered the Pacific Ocean in early October. Tropical Storm Katrina started on October 27 as a tropical depression. Hours later, the storm degenerated into a swirl of low-level clouds, as it bypassed Baja California on September 21. The 1996 Atlantic hurricane season had the most major hurricanes since 1950, which are Category 3 or higher on the Saffir-Simpson scale. These dates conventionally delimit the period during which most tropical cyclones form in the northeastern Pacific Ocean. 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