Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for MELISSA-19
in United States

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone MELISSA-19 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000612
Name MELISSA-19
From - To 11 Oct - 14 Oct
Exposed countries United States
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 102 km/h, Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge 0.8 m (12 Oct 02:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Low (United States)

GDACS Score

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+ Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 102 km/h 0.8 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 86 km/h 1 m 157 mm 0.5
GFS 108 km/h 1.2 m 152 mm 0.5
ECMWF 119 km/h 0 m 0 mm 0.5
Beta Version - All weather systems in the area: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
Maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge and rainfall) using different data sources.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 85 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Tropical Storm Nestor expected to form, warnings issued for Gulf CoastThu, 17 Oct 2019 18:21:00 +0200.

An area of disturbed weather over the southwest Gulf of Mexico is forecast to strengthen over the warm waters, potentially impacting the northern Gulf Coast of the U.S. as a tropical storm by the weekend, according to forecasters. The Nati
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Tropical Depression forms in eastern AtlanticWed, 16 Oct 2019 02:52:00 +0200.

MIAMI (AP) A tropical depression has formed southeast of the Cabo Verde islands, well offshore of the west coast of Africa. Tropical Depression Fifteen has top sustained winds of 35 mph (55 kph), forming Monday about 320 miles (515 kilomete
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NASA Provides a Farewell Infrared View of Extra-Tropical Storm MelissaTue, 15 Oct 2019 19:52:00 +0200.

NASA’s Suomi NPP satellite passed over North Atlantic Ocean on Oct. 14 and provided forecasters with an infrared view of Tropical Storm Melissa that revealed wind shear was tearing the storm apart as it was becoming extra-tropical. NASA’s
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NASA provides a farewell infrared view of extra-tropical storm MelissaTue, 15 Oct 2019 19:37:00 +0200.

Credit: Credit: NASA/NRL. NASA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over North Atlantic Ocean on Oct. 14 and provided forecasters with an infrared view of Tropical Storm Melissa that revealed wind shear was tearing the storm apart as it was becomin
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (56), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (1), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),