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Hurricane Michael – Day 5

Hurricane MichaelPosition: 32.1N 83.8W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northeast [045°] near 20 mph [31 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 75 mph [120 kph].
Wind Gusts: 90 mph [145 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 160 miles [260 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 30 miles [ 50 km].
Minimum central pressure: 970 mb ↑.

Currently about 45 miles [ 70 km] South-Southwest of Macon, Georgia.

At 11AM CDT the core of the storm is approaching the coast between Panama City and St. Vincent Island. At 1PM CDT the storm came ashore as a Category 4 hurricane near Mexico Beach, Florida with sustained winds of 155 mph and a central pressure of 919 mb.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect from Fernandina Beach, Florida to Duck, North Carolina including the Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds.

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for Panama City, Florida to Keaton Beach, Florida.

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect from Ocracoke Inlet, North Carolina to Duck, North Carolina.

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.]

October 10, 2018   8 Comments

Tropical Storm Nadine – Day 2

Tropical Storm NadinePosition: 13.6N 32.7W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [320°] near 8 mph [13 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 65 mph [100 kph].
Wind Gusts: 75 mph [120 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 80 miles [130 km].
Minimum central pressure: 997 mb.

Currently about 560 miles [ 905 km] West 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.]

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Hurricane Leslie – Day 16

Hurricane LesliePosition: 27.9N 41.1W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: East-Northeast [065°] near 6 mph [ 9 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 80 mph [130 kph].
Wind Gusts: 90 mph [145 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 240 miles [390 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 30 miles [ 45 km].
Minimum central pressure: 978 mb ↓.

Currently about 1070 miles [1725 km] Southwest of the Azores.

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.]

October 10, 2018   No Comments