10:00 UTC (5:00 a.m. CDT) – Tropical Storm Charley makes landfall near, 15:00 UTC (10:00 a.m. CDT) – Tropical Storm Charley weakens to a tropical depression about 45 miles (72 km) north of, 12:00 UTC (8:00 a.m. EDT) – Hurricane Bonnie strengthens to a Category 3 hurricane. Hurricane Ivan died on September 27. 04:00 UTC (12:00 a.m. EDT) – Hurricane Bonnie makes landfall near. The 1998 hurricane season in the Atlantic basin is summarized, and the individual tropical stormsandhurricanes are described. Bonnie killed about 5 people and caused $1 billion in damage. 05:00 UTC (12:00 a.m. CDT) – Tropical Storm Hermine makes landfall near, 06:00 UTC (2:00 a.m. AST) – Hurricane Georges attains its peak intensity about 330 miles (530 km) east of. Hurricane Lisa became extratropical and dead out over the Atlantic that same day. Tropical Storm Alex (Jul 27 - Aug 2) Hurricane Bonnie (Aug 19-30) Tropical Storm Charley (Aug 21-22) Hurricane Danielle (Aug 24 - Sep 3) Hurricane Earl (Aug 31 - Sep 3) Tropical Storm Frances (Sep 8-12) Hurricane Georges (Sep 15-29) ... 1998 and strengthened to a hurricane by the 24th. Forty-eight-and-a-half hurricane days occurred in the 1998 season, the fourth-most of any year in the top 10. 18:00 UTC (1:00 p.m. EST) – Hurricane Mitch attains its peak intensity about 60 miles (97 km) southeast of, 06:00 UTC (1:00 a.m. EST) – Hurricane Mitch weakens to a Category 4 hurricane very near the island of. 12:00 UTC (2:00 p.m. AST) – Hurricane Karl weakens to a Category 1 hurricane west of the Azores. The storm then turned back to the north and was weakened to an extratropical storm on December 1. 06:00 UTC (2:00 a.m. AST) – Hurricane Danielle restrengthens to a Category 2 hurricane. Lots of wind and rain. Hurricane Georges formed on September 15, 1998 as a tropical depression 300 miles south southwest of the Cape Verde Islands in the far eastern Atlantic. It strengthened into a tropical storm soon after and head to the north. These dates, adopted by convention, historically describe the period in each year w… Have off season hurricanes affected western New York? 06:00 UTC (2 a.m. AST) – Tropical Storm Karl transitions into an extratropical cyclone. It began on June 1, 1998, and it ended on November 30, 1998. Hurricane Georges - September 28, 1998.  Even so, this season's first storm, Tropical Storm Alex, did not form until July 27, while its last, Hurricane Nicole, dissipated on December 1. The 1998 hurricane season in the Atlantic basin is summarized, and the individual tropical stormsandhurricanes are described. The 1998 Atlantic hurricane season officially begins. It soon died after it crossed into Georgia. The 1998 Pacific hurricane season. The cost of damage is in the billions. Tropical cyclones include depressions, storms and hurricanes. This Atlantic hurricane season saw an above-average number of named tropical storms, and included a single-day record for number of hurricanes simultaneously in progress, with four active on September 25: Georges, Ivan, Jeanne and Karl. There was a near-record number of tropical cyclone–related deaths, due almost entirely to Hurricane Mitch in Central America. Hurricane Bonnie was a major hurricane that made landfall in North Carolina, United States, inflicting severe crop damage.The second named storm, first hurricane, and first major hurricane of the 1998 Atlantic hurricane season, Bonnie developed from a tropical wave that emerged off the coast of Africa on August 14. The National Hurricane Center's Tropical Cyclone Reports contain comprehensive information on each tropical cyclone, including synoptic history, meteorological statistics, casualties and damages, and the post-analysis best track (six-hourly positions and intensities). By convention, meteorologists use one time zone when issuing forecasts and making observations: Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), and also use the 24-hour clock (where 00:00 = midnight UTC). Earl started in the southern Gulf of Mexico. Tropical cyclones of the 1998 Atlantic hurricane season, From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, https://simple.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=1998_Atlantic_hurricane_season&oldid=6027999, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. Georges strengthened to a hurricane on September 17th and reached Category 4 intensity on September 19th. 1998 Eastern Pacific Hurricane Season. 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