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Potential Tropical Cyclone Seven

Potential Tropical Cyclone SevenPosition: 23.4N 78.7W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [300°] near 15 mph [24 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 30 mph [ 45 kph].
Wind Gusts: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1012 mb.

Currently about 175 miles [ 285 km] East-Southeast of Marathon, Florida

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the central Gulf Coast from the Alabama-Florida border westward to east of Morgan City, Louisiana, including Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas.

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for the north-central Gulf Coast from the Mississippi-Alabama border westward to the Mouth of the Mississippi River.

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.]

September 2, 2018   2 Comments

Tropical Storm Florence – Day 4

Tropical Storm FlorencePosition: 17.9N 35.9W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [290°] near 16 mph [26 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 50 mph [ 85 kph].
Wind Gusts: 65 mph [100 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 60 miles [ 95 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1000 mb.

Currently about 790 miles [1275 km] West-Northwest of the southernmost Cabo Verde Islands.

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.]

September 2, 2018   No Comments