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Hurricane Tomas – Day 9

Hurricane TomasPosition: 25.2N 69.6W [10 PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North-Northeast [025°] near 10 mph [16 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 80 mph [130 kph].
Wind Gusts: 90 mph [155 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 100 miles [160 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 25 miles [ 40 km].
Minimum central pressure: 987 mb ↑.

Currently about 275 miles [440 km] North-Northeast of Grand Turk Island.

The storm is over the open Atlantic and all coastal Warnings and Watches have been discontinued. It has had a burst of strengthening, but is still projected to begin weakening. None of the models have been successful at predicting the strength of this storm.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

[For the latest information click on the storm symbol, or go to the CATEGORIES drop-down box below the CALENDAR and select “Hurricanes” for all of the posts related to storms on this site.]