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Tropical Storm Harvey

Tropical Storm HarveyPosition: 13.0.0N 57.4W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [270°] near 18 mph [30 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 55 mph [ 90 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 60 miles [ 95 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1005 mb.

Currently about 140 miles [ 230 km] East of Barbados.

The Hurricane Hunter aircraft report that PTC Nine has become Tropical Storm Harvey.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Martinique, St. Lucia, Barbados, and St. Vincent & the Grenadines.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Dominica.

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.]

August 17, 2017   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Harvey

Post-Tropical Cyclone Gert – Day 6

Post-Tropical Cyclone GertPosition: 44.8N 46.0W [ 4PM CDT 2100 UTC].
Movement: East-Northeast [060°] near 39 mph [63 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 65 mph [100 kph].
Wind Gusts: 75 mph [120 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 230 miles [370 km].
Minimum central pressure: 985 mb ↑.

Currently about 860 miles [1390 km] East of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

The storm has become post-tropical. This is the final NHC advisory

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.]

August 17, 2017   Comments Off on Post-Tropical Cyclone Gert – Day 6