2012 Hurricane season gets Underway – Tropical Storm Beryl

Everybody was caught a bit by surprise by the early start of the hurrcane and tropical storm season this year. Four named storms so far, two in the eastern Pacific and two in the western Atlantic. Near hurricane strength tonight, Tropical Storm Beryl is currently pounding down on the southeast US coast around Jacksonville, Florida:

Click on the near real time radar scan to go to my EWR Western Atlantic and Eastern Pacific Hurricane page, part of the Ephemerata Weather Radar Project, for more information on Beryl and other advisories.