Monday, October 5, 2020

Hurricane Watch: "Storm Delta forecast to hit hurricane strength on approach to Gulf Coast landfall"

From the catastrophe bond gurus at Artemis:
The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is still in its peak and despite a week or more of quieter conditions the tropics have become active again, as tropical storm Delta becomes the 25th named storm of the year and is forecast to become hurricane Delta as it moves across the Gulf of Mexico towards another United States landfall.

Tropical storm Delta is the earliest formation of a 25th named Atlantic storm in any season in history, with the previous earliest having been November 15th.

While the Gulf Of Mexico sea surface temperatures are cooler than a few weeks ago, tropical storm Delta is still forecast to reach hurricane strength as it moves generally north towards making landfall on the central Gulf Coast....