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Tropical Depression Fifteen

Tropical Depression FifteenPosition: 33.2N 75.7W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northeast [045°] near 14 mph [22 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 45 mph [ 70 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1008 mb ↓.

Currently about 140 miles [ 225 km] South of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

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August 31, 2020   Comments Off on Tropical Depression Fifteen

Le Tour 2020 – Stage 3

Tour de FranceNice > Sisteron

Distance: 198 kilometers.

A “Flat” stage with four climbs and a generally downhill race to the finish in the Maritime Alps.

  • Col du Pilon 55.0 km (cat 3: 8.4km @ 5.1%)
  • Col de la Faye 63.5 km (cat 3: 5.3km @ 4.8%)
  • Col des Lèques 117.5 km (cat 3: 6.9km @ 5.4%)
  • Col de l’Orme 152.5 km (cat 4: 2.7km @ 5.0%)

The intermediate sprint is at 160.5 km at Digne-les-Bains. The sprint starts after cresting the Col de l’Orme and continues for 46 km to the finish line.

Yellow Jersey Julian Alaphilippe ( Fra – DQT – 041 ) [Yellow] 13h 59′ 17″
Green Jersey Peter Sagan ( Svk – BOH – 021 ) [Green] 79 Points
Polka Dot Jersey Benoit Cosnefroy ( Fra – ALM – 033 ) [Polka Dot] 21 points
White Jersey Marc Hirschi( Swi – SUN – 204 ) [White] 3

Stage winner: Caleb Ewan ( Aus – LTS – 151 )
Combative: Jerome Cousin ( Fra – TDE – 184 ) [Red numbers]
Team: Trek – Segafredo ( TFS – 101-108 ) [Yellow numbers]

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August 31, 2020   Comments Off on Le Tour 2020 – Stage 3