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Tropical Depression Thirteen

Tropical Depression ThirteenPosition: 22.2N 96.4W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: East [100°] near 2 mph [ 4 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 45 mph [ 70 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1008 mb.

Currently about 95 miles [ 155 km] East of Tampico, Mexico.

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

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Tropical Storm Jose

Tropical Storm JosePosition: 12.3N 41.7W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [270°] near 14 mph [22 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 50 mph [ 85 kph].
Wind Gusts: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 60 miles [ 95 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1004 mb ↓.

Currently about 1330 miles [2140 km] East of the Lesser Antilles.

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

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Hurricane Irma – Day 7

Hurricane IrmaPosition: 17.4N 61.1W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [285°] near 15 mph [24 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 185 mph [295 kph].
Wind Gusts: 200 mph [320 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 175 miles [280 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 50 miles [ 85 km].
Minimum central pressure: 916 mb.

Currently about 50 miles [ 80 km] East-Northeast of Antigua.

Irma became a Category 5 storm at 6:45AM CDT.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for Antigua, Barbuda, Anguilla, Montserrat, St. Kitts, Nevis, Saba, St. Eustatius, Sint Maarten, Saint Martin, Saint Barthelemy, British Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Vieques, Culebra, Guadeloupe, and the Dominican Republic from Cabo Engano to the northern border with Haiti.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Guadeloupe, Dominica, and the Dominican Republic from south of Cabo Engano westward to the southern border with Haiti.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for Haiti from the northern border with the Dominican Republic to Le Mole St. Nicholas, the Turks and Caicos Islands, the Southeastern Bahamas and Cuba from the provinces of Matanzas eastward to Guantanamo.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Haiti from south of Le Mole St. Nicholas to Port-Au-Prince.

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

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