Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for HOWARD-22
in Mexico

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone HOWARD-22 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000900
Name HOWARD-22
From - To 06 Aug - 09 Aug
Exposed countries Mexico
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 139 km/h Category 1
Maximum storm surge n.a.
Vulnerability Medium (Mexico)

GDACS Score

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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS NOAA 120 km/h n.a. n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 137 km/h 0.5 m 295 mm 0.5
GFS 112 km/h 0.6 m 487 mm 0.5
ECMWF 68 km/h 0.6 m 457 mm 0.5
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: 13 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Hurricane Howard weakening, expected to become tropical storm tonight2022-08-09T23:36+0200.

Hurricane Howard continues weakening as it continues on a west-northwest track in the Eastern Pacific, according to the National Hurricane Center of Miami. As of 11 a.m., Howard was located about 500 miles west of the southern tip of Baja,
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What are the odds an Atlantic disturbance grows into a depression? A c ... 2022-08-09T17:36+0200.

Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center have lowered the development chances on the disturbance they have been monitoring the last few days in the Eastern Tropical Atlantic. The disturbance, which is a few hundred miles southwest of th
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rains in western Mexico and waves of up to 2 meters in Baja California ... 2022-08-09T06:40+0200.

(CNN Spanish) — Howard intensified to a category 1 hurricane and formed on Monday afternoon in the Mexican Pacific, 530 km west-southwest of Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, according to the country’s National Meteorological Service (SM
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Hurricane Howard emerges in East Pacific; Kahului sees record highs ov ... 2022-08-08T23:59+0200.

Howard, formerly a tropical storm, has rapidly intensified into the seventh hurricane in the Eastern North Pacific this season, according to the National Hurricane Center in Miami. As of 11 a.m., Hurricane Howard was about 330 miles west-so
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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: EC-JRC (38), (2), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),