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Tropical Storm Franklin – Day 2

Tropical Storm FranklinPosition: 19.1N 87.3W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [310°] near 14 mph [24 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Wind Gusts: 75 mph [120 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 140 miles [220 km].
Minimum central pressure: 995 mb.

Currently about 75 miles [ 125 km] East-Northeast of Chetumal, Mexico.

The storm should be coming ashore on the Yucatan Peninsula in the next few hours.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the coast of Mexico from Puerto de Veracruz to Rio Panuco.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Belize City northward to the border of Mexico and the coast of Mexico from Chetumal to Sabancuy.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the coast of Mexico from Sabancuy to Puerto de Veracruz.

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.]