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Tropical Storm Gordon – Day 3

Tropical Storm GordonPosition: 30.3N 88.4W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [315°] near 14 mph [22 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 70 mph [110 kph].
Wind Gusts: 85 mph [135 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 80 miles [130 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 40 miles [ 55 km].
Minimum central pressure: 997 mb ↓.

Currently about 30 miles [ 50 km] East-Southeast of Biloxi, Mississippi and 107 miles [172 km] West of Cinco Bayou.

The center of Gordon came ashore just West of the Alabama-Mississippi border at 10PM CDT.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect from the Mouth of the Pearl River to the Alabama-Florida Border.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the central Gulf Coast from the Okaloosa-Walton County Line westward to the Alabama-Florida Border.

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect from Biloxi, Mississippi, eastward to Dauphin Island, Alabama.

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for the north-central Gulf Coast eastward from Dauphin Island, Alabama to Navarre, 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.]

September 4, 2018   2 Comments

Hurricane Florence – Day 6

Hurricane FlorencePosition: 20.7N 43.9W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [300°] near 12 mph [19 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 100 mph [155 kph].
Wind Gusts: 115 mph [185 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 105 miles [165 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 15 miles [ 30 km].
Minimum central pressure: 976 mb ↓.

Currently about 1260 miles [2030 km] East of the Northern Leeward 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 4, 2018   No Comments