Hurricane Gonzalo Threatens Bermuda as Beast of a Storm Lurks in North Atlantic


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Hurricane Gonzalo has, as anticipated, intensified into a “major” hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 115 miles per hour. Additional intensification is expected overnight.
Hurricane Gonzalo is poised to hit Bermuda later this week as a major hurricane, with sustained winds at…

Hurricane Gonzalo has, as anticipated, intensified into a “major” hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 115 miles per hour. Additional intensification is expected overnight.

Hurricane Gonzalo is poised to hit Bermuda later this week as a major hurricane, with sustained winds at or greater than 111 miles per hour. The storm is likely to become the second major hurricane of the relatively benign 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, peaking at up to Category 4 intensity on the Saffir Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale.

At such strength, it would cause widespread, major damage if it comes close enough to Bermuda, which is a small island popular with vacationers for its beaches and balmy breezes.

Hurricane Gonzalo swept through the Lesser Antilles on Monday, causing damage to the island of Anguilla in particular. Winds there gusted well above hurricane force (74 miles per hour). The storm missed Puerto Rico, instead heading north at a point east of the island.

Computer model projections are nearly unanimous in taking the storm north-northeast toward Bermuda by Friday morning, and then race northeastward toward Newfoundland. Depending on the storm’s strength at that point, it could be a major threat to the Canadian Maritimes, which have been hard hit by hurricanes during the past few years.

Meanwhile, in the eastern Pacific Ocean, Tropical Storm Ana formed on Monday, and is intensifying into a hurricane. It could become the third tropical cyclone to come close to making landfall in Hawaii this season, which would be extremely rare. The Hawaiian Islands were hit by Tropical Storm Iselle on Aug. 8, causing extensive damage on the Big Island, and Tropical Storm Julio nearly hit the islands a week later.

As if these storms weren’t enough to track, a storm larger than both Ana and Gonzalo has formed in the North Atlantic, but powered by different mechanisms.

Rather than getting its energy from warm ocean waters, as tropical storms and hurricanes do, this non-tropical storm system derives its power from differences in temperature and moisture content between air masses, as well as energy from the upper atmospheric river of air known as the jet stream.

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