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Tropical Storm Lisa – Day 3

Tropical Storm LisaPosition: 18.5N 32.5W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North-Northwest [330°] near 7 mph [11 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 45 mph [ 75 kph].
Wind Gusts: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 125 miles [205 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1004 mb.

Currently about 620 miles [ 995 km] West-Northwest of the Cabo Verde Islands.

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

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September 21, 2016   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Lisa – Day 3

Tropical Depression Karl – Day 8

Tropical Depression KarlPosition: 22.9N 59.6W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [315°] near 15 mph [24 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1007 mb.

Currently about 725 miles [1165 km] South-Southeast of the Bermuda.

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

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September 21, 2016   Comments Off on Tropical Depression Karl – Day 8

Tropical Storm Lisa – Day 2

Tropical Storm LisaPosition: 17.1N 31.7W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [315°] near 10 mph [17 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 45 mph [ 75 kph].
Wind Gusts: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 125 miles [205 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1004 mb.

Currently about 515 miles [ 830 km] West of the Cabo Verde Islands.

TD 13 has become Tropical Storm Lisa at 10 AM CDT.

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

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September 20, 2016   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Lisa – Day 2

Tropical Storm Karl – Day 7

Tropical Storm KarlPosition: 19.9N 56.7W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [270°] near 14 mph [22 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 55 mph [ 90 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 140 miles [220 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1006 mb ↑.

Currently about 385 miles [ 620 km] East-Northeast of the Leeward Islands

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

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September 20, 2016   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Karl – Day 7

Get A Clue, Really

Threats?

The union for Broward County sheriff’s office wants police to stop their protection for Dolphins players after Foster, Stills and Thomas chose to kneel for the national anthem last week – linebacker Jelani Jenkins opted to stand on Sunday. The president of the union, Jeff Bell, also said that NFL players should forfeit their right to free speech while representing their team.

Perhaps Mr. Bell should be told that the big problem that the players are protesting is police officers shooting unarmed black men, so the absence of police officers is not much of a threat. Second, the military and other public servants take an oath to defend and support the Constitution and accept certain restrictions as part of their employment. There is no justification for adults who are paid large sums of money to play children’s games to agree to any reduction in their civil rights. In fact their protest is about their concern that they are already being deprived of civil rights because of the color of their skin.

September 19, 2016   12 Comments

Tropical Depression Thirteen

Tropical Depression ThirteenPosition: 14.2N 29.0W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [285°] near 9 mph [15 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 45 mph [ 70 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1007 mb.

Currently about 355 miles [ 570 km] West-Southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands.

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

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September 19, 2016   Comments Off on Tropical Depression Thirteen

Tropical Storm Karl – Day 6

Tropical Storm KarlPosition: 19.7N 50.5W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [290°] near 14 mph [22 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 45 mph [ 75 kph].
Wind Gusts: 55 mph [ 90 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 115 miles [185 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1005 mb ↓.

Currently about 760 miles [1225 km] East-Northeast of the Leeward Islands.

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

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September 19, 2016   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Karl – Day 6

Tropical Storm Karl – Day 5

Tropical Storm KarlPosition: 18.3N 46.3W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [275°] near 15 mph [24 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 115 miles [185 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1006 mb.

Currently about 1025 miles [1645 km] East of the Leeward Islands.

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

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September 18, 2016   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Karl – Day 5

Post-Tropical Cyclone Julia – Day 6

Post-Tropical Cyclone JuliaPosition: 32.2N 78.4W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [310°] near 7 mph [11 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 30 mph [ 50 kph].
Wind Gusts: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1011 mb ↑.

Currently about 110 miles [ 175 km] South-Southeast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Julia has lost its tropical characteristics and the final NHC advisory was issued at 10PM CDT.

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

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September 18, 2016   Comments Off on Post-Tropical Cyclone Julia – Day 6

Tropical Storm Karl – Day 4

Tropical Storm KarlPosition: 17.8N 41.3W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [265°] near 12 mph [19 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 230 miles [370 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1006 mb ↑.

Currently about 1350 miles [2175 km] East of the Leeward Islands.

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

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September 17, 2016   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Karl – Day 4

Tropical Depression Julia – Day 5

Tropical Depression JuliaPosition: 30.6N 76.5W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [320°] near 3 mph [ 6 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 30 mph [ 50 kph].
Wind Gusts: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1010 mb.

Currently about 255 miles [ 410 km] Southeast of Charleston, South Carolina.

The system is expected to become a remnant low later today.

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

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September 17, 2016   Comments Off on Tropical Depression Julia – Day 5

Tropical Storm Karl – Day 3

Tropical Storm KarlPosition: 18.5N 37.0W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [270°] near 15 mph [24 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 45 mph [ 75 kph].
Wind Gusts: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 205 miles [335 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1005 mb.

Currently about 1630 miles [2625 km] East of the Leeward Islands.

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

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September 16, 2016   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Karl – Day 3

Tropical Depression Julia – Day 4

Tropical Depression JuliaPosition: 30.2N 76.3W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [260°] near 2 mph [ 4 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 35 miles [ 55 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1008 mb.

Currently about 275 miles [ 440 km] South-Southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina.

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

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September 16, 2016   Comments Off on Tropical Depression Julia – Day 4

Post-Tropical Cyclone Ian – Day 5

Post-Tropical Cyclone IanPosition: 48.8N 36.2W [10AM CDT 1500 UTC].
Movement: Northeast [035°] near 53 mph [85 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 65 mph [100 kph].
Wind Gusts: 75 mph [120 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 240 miles [390 km].
Minimum central pressure: 988 mb ↓.

Currently about 1185 miles [1910 km] South-Southwest of Reykjavik, Iceland.

Ian has transitioned to a post-tropical cyclone at 10AM CDT. This is the final NHC advisory.

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

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September 16, 2016   Comments Off on Post-Tropical Cyclone Ian – Day 5