Nadine is a storm that came back to life and just won't die over the Central Atlantic.
The reborn tropical system become a hurricane once again as of Friday, Sept. 28, 2012.
Even though the system was downgraded to a tropical storm, it could remain a tropical system through the middle of this week.
Nadine, or the circulation from Nadine, formed the same day of the Sept. 11, 2012, attacks on the United States embassy in Cairo, Egypt, and the consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
Nadine was first named a tropical storm on Sept. 12, the day after a circulation was acknowledged.
Nadine has certainly had its ups and downs since then. After becoming a hurricane for the first time on Sept. 15, it transitioned to non-tropical system on Sept. 21. On Sept. 24, the system regained tropical status.
This satellite of Hurricane Nadine was taken on Sunday morning, Sept. 30, 2012. (NOAA)
The system has almost completed a large loop over the Central Atlantic, and it is possible that it will swing close enough to bother the Azores all over again later this week.
As of Sept. 30, Nadine has been a tropical depression or stronger for approximately 18 days.
The longest-lived tropical cyclone (a tropical depression, tropical storm or hurricane) in the Atlantic Basin on record is Hurricane San Ciriaco of 1899 with a lifespan of 28 days. Hurricane Ginger of 1971 was a close second with 27.25 days.
San Ciriaco, like Nadine, also had a period of where it was not considered to be a tropical system and then regenerated. However, it is Ginger that has the Atlantic consecutive-day record.
1994's John in the Pacific holds the global upper hand with a tropical cyclone duration record of 31 days. John wandered the northeast and northwest Pacific basins exchanging hurricane/typhoon designations.
Nadine is not likely to break Ginger's or San Ciriaco's records or to survive until Halloween.
Meteorologists in the AccuWeather.com Hurricane Center expect Nadine to be captured and torn up by a non-tropical storm system, projected to move over the North Atlantic later this week.
Prior to this, squalls and rough seas may again visit the Azores Wednesday into Thursday as Nadine begins a northward turn.
Beyond the Azores, there is a chance Nadine, as a remnant low pressure area could be flung across part of the United Kingdom over the weekend.
Nadine is considered to be a Cape Verde system as it had its origins near the group of islands by the same name, just off the west coast of Africa.
Dry and sunny conditions will continue in San Francisco for the the official start to winter and the Christmas holiday.
Sunshine will return in full force for the weekend, the official start to winter, and Christmas in Los Angeles.
Big changes are on the way for parts of the Western and Central states late this week and into this weekend.
Similar to the days prior to Thanksgiving, the worst weather will focus on the days prior to Christmas as millions of travelers take to the roads and skies in the U.S. and southern Canada.
Warm air is forecast to surge into much of the eastern half of the nation by the weekend and will be accompanied by heavy rain and flooding risk in some locations.
Thunderstorms in parts of the South this weekend may become strong enough to threaten lives and property.
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