CybrTeddy's tropical weather blog

Unusual and potentially historic 98C in the Central Pacific 12/18/10

By: CybrTeddy, 12:56 AM GMT on December 19, 2010

Good afternoon and welcome to my update for SATURDAY December 12th, 2010. The 2010 Atlantic hurricane season is over and I will now focus on either strong typhoons or cyclones that form or unusual systems like 98C in the Central Pacific. 98C -- if it wasn't for the Central Pacific Hurricane Center ignoring it, would most likely be called Hurricane 'Omeka' the first named storm of the Central Pacific hurricane season for 2010 and the latest start for any CPAC hurricane season. 98C if named a hurricane would also be the first time ever that the Central Pacific has had a named hurricane in December and it is also very far north in the Pacific.. well north of Hawaii. Memo to CPHC, the phase diagrams don't always tell the truth, 'If it looks like a Hurricane, it probably is despite its unusual location' - Hurricane Vince discussion in October 2005. 98C will likely die out in the next few days but this is something I had to write a short update on.






CybrTed


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