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Subtropical Storm Gabrielle

GabriellePosition: 30.5 N 72.5 W.
Movement: West-Northwest near 10 mph.
Maximum sustained winds: 45 mph.
Minimum central pressure: 1011 mb.

I’m not sure why they call this a Subtropical Storm, rather than Tropical Storm, but it looks like it’s headed for the Carolinas.

2 comments

1 Steve Bates { 09.08.07 at 1:27 am }

“I’m not sure why they call this a Subtropical Storm, rather than Tropical Storm”

Jeff’s blog gives an answer. Short version: two centers, one for circulation, one for thunderstorms, and they don’t coincide.

2 Bryan { 09.08.07 at 10:54 am }

Ah.