10/3/2019. Record-Breaking Hurricane Lorenzo Could Make Landfall Tonight or Tomorrow Morning. Lorenzo was a tropical storm last Monday, tracing a northwesterly route from the coast of West Africa. The season featured twenty tropical depressions, eighteen of which became tropical or subtropical storms. Tropical Cyclone Report Hurricane Lorenzo (AL132007) 25-28 September 2007 James L. Franklin National Hurricane Center 18 October 2007 Hurricane Lorenzo was a category 1 hurricane (on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale) that made landfall in Mexico south of Tuxpan - in virtually the same location that Hurricane Dean had struck a month earlier. Storm Lorenzo will arrive in the UK and Ireland as an ex-hurricane later this week, bringing very strong winds and heavy rain to western areas of the UK. The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season officially began on June 1. But only one has made landfall as a Category 2 hurricane, in 1926, over the top of the capital on Sao Miguel Island, the largest of the Azores archipelago. With eighteen named storms, the season tied with 1969 as the fourth most active since records began. Record-Breaking Hurricane Lorenzo Could Make Landfall Tonight or Tomorrow Morning. Now a Category 2, it … Tropical Cyclone Report Hurricane Lorenzo (AL132007) 25-28 September 2007 James L. Franklin National Hurricane Center 18 October 2007 Hurricane Lorenzo was a category 1 hurricane (on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale) that made landfall in Mexico south of Tuxpan - in virtually the same location that Hurricane Dean had struck a month earlier. By Wednesday, it was a hurricane. Storm Lorenzo An orange weather warning has been issued for parts of the Republic of Ireland as ex-Hurricane Lorenzo makes its way west. Lorenzo further intensified into a Category 1 hurricane early on 25 September and became a Category 2 hurricane the following day. Over the ensuing 48 hours, the storm underwent rapid intensification , reaching its initial peak intensity as a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 145 miles per hour (230 km/h) and a central pressure of 937 mbar (hPa; 27.67 inHg) at 00:00 UTC on 27 September. Lorenzo is the strongest hurricane recorded so far in the east Atlantic and is expected to still be strong enough to … Staff Reporter Oct 01, 2019 09:14 AM EDT Hurricane Lorenzo currently has maximum sustained wind speeds of 145mph, and a hurricane with Lorenzo’s strength has not been recorded so far east in the Atlantic since records began. Hurricane Lorenzo makes history as one of the biggest storms in the world Joe Mario Pedersen. a. Synoptic History Lorenzo formed from a … Staff Reporter Oct 01, 2019 09:14 AM EDT Former Hurricane Lorenzo is now “Storm Lorenzo,” named by the Irish Meteorological Service as the powerful tempest approaches. Hurricane Lorenzo Has Broken Records in the Atlantic No Category 5 storm has ever been recorded as far north and east in the Atlantic as Lorenzo was.