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August 03, 2005

Tropical Storm Harvey forms in the Atlantic

I use the term "Tropical Storm" loosely with Harvey. The large outer band, upper level low, and lack of outflow make me think that Harvey is almost more subtropical. Looking at the cloud pattern, you can see that this is not the best looking tropical storm of the season.

The models are still lacking consensus with the storm but this is expected with hybrid storms. Right now Harvey is a forecast to come under influence of an approaching shortwave which should pull him towards the northeast. A hurricane hunter is on the way to the storm today so more information should be available later today.
Tracking God's Fury:
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Tropical Storm Maria
Tropical Storm Nate
Hurricane Ophelia
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