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On Tuesday December 6, 2016 at 11 a.m. EST (1500 UTC), a planned web system upgrade was performed. Due to this update we are experincing brief delays of data on the SSD web pages. We are aware of this problem and are working to correct it. For additional information see SATS message page.

Tropical Products

Active Tropical Cyclones (By Basin)

Dvorak Classifications
Eastern Hemisphere Bulletins | Archive
Microwave Positions
Advanced Dvorak Technique (ADT)
Ensemble Tropical Rainfall Potential (eTRaP)
Surface Wind:
GOES-Based Multi-Platform Tropical Cyclone Surface Wind(MTCSWA)
Tropical Cyclone Formation Probability:
Tropical Cyclone Formation Probability(TCFP)
Satellite Imagery:
Atlantic Storm Floaters
Pacific Storm Floaters
Operational Significant Event Imagery
Tropical Cyclone Formation Probability Product:
- provides a broad-scale "first guess" at areas
with the potential for TC formation
Atlantic, EPAC and WPAC Genesis Parameters
Backup site Genesis Parameters
Genesis Parameters from 2000 - present

Other Information

More information about our Tropical Products:
The SSD Tropical Program - coming soon
The Dvorak Classification Technique
Tropical Storm Current Intensity Chart
Additional Satellite Imagery:
Geostationary Satellite Server - Hurricane Sectors
Imagery System Status
GOES East Image Archive (Search)
GOES West Image Archive (Search)
Links to Outside Tropical Products (Text):
NOAA National Hurricane Center Forecasts
NOAA Central Pacific Hurricane Center Forecasts
Joint Typhoon Warning Center Products
Case Studies:
First South Atlantic Hurricane - Catarina (2004)
Heavy Precipitation Auto-Estimator - Tropical Storm Allison (2001)
Operational Significant Event Imagery - Hurricane Mitch (1998)
Links to Outside Tropical Products (Imagery and Graphics):
Navy Research Laboratory - Tropical Satellite Products
University of Wisconsin SSEC Tropical Cyclone page
Colorado State University RAMMB/CIRA TC page
ASCAT Scatterometer Winds
NOAA/NESDIS ORA Storm Centered Derived Winds


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