Long-lived Tropical Cyclone Nadine

October 4th, 2012 |
MIMIC Total Precipitable Water product with track of Tropical Cyclone Nadine (click image to play QuickTime movie)

MIMIC Total Precipitable Water product with track of Tropical Cyclone Nadine (click image to play QuickTime movie)

A sequence of MIMIC Total Precipitable Water product images at 3-hour intervals from 12 UTC on 07 September 2012 to 00 UTC on 04 October 2012 (above) shows the track of long-lived Tropical Cyclone Nadine as it meandered across the Atlantic Ocean. In the final (88th) advisory issued for Nadine by the National Hurricane Center, they stated:

PENDING A POST-STORM ANALYSIS…NADINE WILL TIE GINGER OF 1971 AS THE SECOND-LONGEST-LASTING ATLANTIC TROPICAL STORM ON RECORD AT 21.25 DAYS. AS A TROPICAL CYCLONE…WHICH INCLUDES THE TROPICAL DEPRESSION STAGE…IT IS THE FIFTH-LONGEST-LASTING TROPICAL CYCLONE ON RECORD IN THE BASIN…AT 21.75 DAYS.