Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for CLAUDETTE-21
in United States, Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone CLAUDETTE-21 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000790
Name CLAUDETTE-21
From - To 17 Jun - 22 Jun
Exposed countries United States, Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 74 km/h Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge 1.6 m (19 Jun 13:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Low (United States)

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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 74 km/h 1.6 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 97 km/h 1 m 324 mm 0.5
GFS 90 km/h 1.4 m 295 mm 0.5
ECMWF 68 km/h 1.6 m 246 mm 0.5
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USA - Tropical Storm CLAUDETTE, update (ECHO 22 Jun 2021)Tue, 22 Jun 2021 15:26

  • Southern and eastern USA had been affected by the passage of Tropical Storm CLAUDETTE on 19-21 June, resulting in an increased human impact. 
  • According to the US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and media reports, at least 14 people died in Alabama and up to 20 individuals were injured. Evacuation shelters in Alabama and Mississippi are hosting 50 people, whilst damage was reported to at least 108 houses.
  • Moderate to heavy rain is forecast over south-eastern and eastern USA on 22-23 June. 
USA - Tropical Storm CLAUDETTE (ECHO 21 Jun 2021)Mon, 21 Jun 2021 16:53

  • CLAUDETTE made landfall over southern Louisiana on 19 June as a tropical storm, crossed the southern States and continued northeastward across eastern USA. On 21 June at 6.00 UTC, its centre was located about 20 km northwest of Fayetteville City (North Carolina State), with maximum sustained winds of 31 km/h (tropical depression).
  • According to media reports, at least 13 people have died in severe weather-related incidents and a dozen homes have been destroyed across Alabama and Georgia States following flash floods and tornadoes.
  • CLAUDETTE is expected to strengthen as it continues north-east becoming a tropical storm on 21 June across eastern North Carolina. After that it will move over the western Atlantic Ocean.
  • A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect from Little River Inlet to Duck, Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds (North Carolina). For the next 24 hours, heavy rain and strong winds are forecast across portions of southeastern Georgia, central and coastal South Carolina and south-central to eastern North Carolina.
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Tropical Storm Enrique to become 1st hurricane of 2021 season AccuWeat ... Fri, 25 Jun 2021 19:26:00 +0200.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (38), (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),