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Tropical Storm Lorenzo – Day 2

Tropical Storm LorenzoPosition: 11.6N 26.7W [10:00PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [280°] near 15 mph [24 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 50 mph [ 85 kph].
Wind Gusts: 65 mph [100 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 90 miles [150 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1002 mb ↓.

Currently about 270 miles [ 435 km] Southwest of the 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 23, 2019   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Lorenzo – Day 2

Tropical Depression Karen – Day 2

Tropical Depression KarenPosition: 16.0N 65.8W [10:00PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [325°] near 10 mph [17 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1008 mb.

Currently about 130 miles [ 205 km] South-Southwest of St. Croix.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for U.S. Virgin Islands; Puerto Rico, including Vieques and Culebra; British Virgin 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 23, 2019   Comments Off on Tropical Depression Karen – Day 2

Tropical Storm Jerry – Day 7

Tropical Storm JerryPosition: 29.2N 68.3W [10:00PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North [350°] near 7 mph [11 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 65 mph [100 kph].
Wind Gusts: 80 mph [130 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 175 miles [280 km].
Minimum central pressure: 991 mb.

Currently about 300 miles [ 480 km] Southwest of Bermuda.
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Bermuda.

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 23, 2019   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Jerry – Day 7

Autumnal Equinox

You can watch the arrival of the equinox at Archæoastronomy. It takes/took place at 2:50 AM CDT.

It’s time to man the rakes in northern climes while Spring arrives below the Equator.

September 23, 2019   Comments Off on Autumnal Equinox