Teddy is the first 19th storm of any Atlantic hurricane season.
Teddy hurricane projected route
Hurricane Teddy is 195 miles southeast of Bermuda and is moving north at 6 mph (9 km / h).
Despite some fluctuations in direction, the NHC forecasts that the hurricane will move north normally until Tuesday evening and then turn northeast on Wednesday.
On the official NHC forecast track, the Teddy Center will head east to Bermuda today and then reach Nova Scotia later or early Tuesday.
Hurricane Teddy Computer Models
The spaghetti models are in strong agreement that for the next 12 hours Teddy will track over the Atlantic Ocean in a north-northwesterly direction and then curve back in a north-northwesterly direction.
The ECMWF European model (Orange Triangle), UKMET (Blue Square), GFS American model (Purple Square), and HWRF model (Pink Circle) are all strong in this reference.
Hurricane Teddy category strength
Teddy a Category 2 hurricane on the Sapphire-Simpson Windscale 105 mph (165 km / h) with maximum winds and high gases.
Some slight strengthening is possible Monday night when Teddy begins to interact with the approaching frontal system.
Although gradual weakening is expected to begin in the middle of the week, the storm is expected to be a large and powerful hurricane on Tuesday, turning into a strong tropical aftershock when it reaches Nova Scotia by Wednesday morning.
Hurricane-force winds extend up to 80 miles (130 km) from the center of the storm, while tropical-hurricane-force winds extend up to 230 miles (370 km).
Hurricane Teddy watches and warns
The Bermuda Meteorological Service has issued a tropical storm warning for Bermuda.
Tropical cyclone clock means that tropical storm conditions are expected in the warning area.
The peak of the Atlantic hurricane season occurred on September 10, when tropical cyclone activity increased significantly. NOAA And historic hurricane activity data from the National Weather Service.
NOAA and Colorado State University “very active” 2020 Atlantic hurricane season It runs from June 1 to November 30.