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Tropical Storm Nate – Day 3

Tropical Storm NatePosition: 22.3N 86.4W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North-Northwest [340°] near 22 mph [35 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 70 mph [110 kph].
Wind Gusts: 85 mph [135 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 125 miles [205 km].
Minimum central pressure: 990 mb.

Currently about 500 miles [ 800 km] South-Southeast of the Mouth of the Mississippi River.

I am now under Tropical Storm & Storm Surge Warnings, and a Hurricane Watch. The storm is currently about 560 miles [ 900 km] South of Cinco Bayou, Florida.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for Grand Isle, Louisiana to the Alabama/Florida border; Metropolitan New Orleans and Lake Pontchartrain.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula and the adjacent islands from Punta Herrero to Rio Lagartos; Pinar del Rio province, Cuba; Lake Maurepas and west of Grand Isle to Morgan City, Louisiana; East of the Alabama/Florida border to the Okaloosa/Walton County Line

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for Morgan City, Louisiana to the Okaloosa/Walton County Line, Florida including the northern and western shores of Lake Pontchartrain.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for west of Grand Isle to Morgan City Louisiana; Lake Maurepas; east of the Alabama/Florida border to the Okaloosa/Walton County Line.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for East of the Okaloosa/Walton County Line to Indian Pass, Florida; west of Morgan City to Intracoastal City, Louisiana; Isle of Youth, Cuba.

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for East of the Okaloosa/Walton County Line to Indian Pass, Florida.

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.]