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Tropical Depression Marco – Day 5

Tropical Depression MarcoPosition: 29.0N 89.9W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [270°] near 9 mph [15 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 45 mph [ 70 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1007 mb ↓.

Currently about 45 miles [ 70 km] West of the Mouth of the Mississippi River.

At 1PM CDT all warnings and watches have been cancelled. Marco is weakening.

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 24, 2020   Comments Off on Tropical Depression Marco – Day 5

Tropical Storm Laura – Day 5

Tropical Storm LauraPosition: 22.7N 84.0W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [290°] near 20 mph [31 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 65 mph [105 kph].
Wind Gusts: 75 mph [120 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 175 miles [280 km].
Minimum central pressure: 996 mb ↓.

Currently about 80 miles [ 130 km] Northeast of the western tip of Cuba.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the Cuban provinces of Villa Clara, Cienfuegos, Matanzas, Mayabeque, La Habana, Artemisa, Pinar del Rio, and the Isle of Youth; the Dry Tortugas; the Florida Keys from Seven Mile Bridge to Key West.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the Port Bolivar, Texas to west of Morgan City, Louisiana.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for south of Port Bolivar to San Luis Pass, Texas; Morgan City, Louisiana to the Mouth of the Mississippi River.

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for San Luis Pass, Texas to Ocean Springs, Mississippi; Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas, and Lake Borgne.

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 24, 2020   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Laura – Day 5