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Tropical Storm Marco – Day 3

Tropical Storm MarcoPosition: 22.8N 86.3W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North-Northwest [335°] near 13 mph [20 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 65 mph [100 kph].
Wind Gusts: 75 mph [120 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 70 miles [110 km].
Minimum central pressure: 994 mb.

Currently about 470 miles [ 755 km] South-Southeast of the mouth of the Mississippi River.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the province of Pinar del Rio, Cuba.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for Intracoastal City Louisiana to the Mississippi/Alabama border including Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas, and Metropolitan New Orleans.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the Mississippi/Alabama border to the Alabama/Florida border.

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for Sabine Pass to the Alabama/Florida border including Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas, Lake Borgne, and Mobile Bay.

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.]

August 22, 2020   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Marco – Day 3

Tropical Storm Laura – Day 3

Tropical Storm LauraPosition: 18.3N 69.6W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [285°] near 16 mph [26 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 50 mph [ 85 kph].
Wind Gusts: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 140 miles [220 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1003 mb ↓.

Currently about 25 miles [ 40 km] Southeast of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Puerto Rico, Vieques and Culebra; the northern coast of the Dominican Republic from Cabo Engano to the border with Haiti; the southern coast of the Dominican Republic from Cabo Engano to Punta Palenque; the northern coast of Haiti from Le Mole St. Nicholas to the border with the Dominican Republic; the southeastern Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands; Cuban provinces of Camaguey, Las Tunas, Holguin, Guantanamo, Santiago de Cuba, and Granma.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the central Bahamas; Andros Island; Florida Keys from Ocean Reef to Key West and the Dry Tortugas; Florida Bay; the Cuban provinces of Ciego De Avila, Sancti Spiritus, Villa Clara, Cienfuegos, Matanzas, Mayabeque, La Habana, Artemisa, and Pinar Del Rio.

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.]

August 22, 2020   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Laura – Day 3