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Tropical Storm Nana

Tropical Storm NanaPosition: 17.0N 80.9W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [270°] near 18 mph [30 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Wind Gusts: 70 mph [115 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 80 miles [130 km].
Minimum central pressure: 999 mb ↓.

Currently about 485 miles [ 775 km] East of Belize City.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the southern portion of the Yucatan Peninsula from Puerto Costa Maya southward to Chetumal; the entire coast of Belize.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the entire coast of Belize.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the northern coast of Honduras from Punta Patuca westward to the Guatemala border; Roatan Island and the Bay Islands of Honduras; the Caribbean Sea coast of Guatemala.

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

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September 1, 2020   No Comments

Le Tour 2020 – Stage 4

Tour de FranceSisteron > Orcières-Merlette

Distance: 160.5 kilometers.

A “Hill” stage with five climbs. It starts at 478 meters and climbs to 1,825 meters and a summit finish.

  • Col du Festre 67.5 km (cat 3: 7.6km @ 5.3%)
  • Côte de Corps 97.5 km (cat 4: 2.2km @ 6.4%)
  • Côte de l’Aullagnier 125.5 km (cat 3: 3.0km @ 6.4%)
  • Côte de Saint-Léger-les-Mélèzes 141.5 km (cat 3: 2.8km @ 6.8%)
  • Orcières-Merlette 160.5 km (cat 1: 7.1km @ 6.7%)

The intermediate sprint is at 51.5 km at Veynes and then the climing begins in earnest.

Results:

Yellow Jersey Julian Alaphilippe ( Fra – DQT – 041 ) [Yellow] 18h 07′ 04″
Green Jersey Peter Sagan ( Svk – BOH – 021 ) [Green] 83 Points
Polka Dot Jersey Benoit Cosnefroy ( Fra – ALM – 033 ) [Polka Dot] 21 points
White Jersey Tadej Pogacar ( Slo – UAD – 131 ) [White] 4

Stage winner: Primož Roglic ( Slo – TJV – 011 )
Combative: Krists Neilands ( Lat – ISN – 175 ) [Red numbers]
Team: EF Pro Cycling ( EF1 – 071-078 ) [Yellow numbers]

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September 1, 2020   No Comments

Tropical Storm Omar – Day 2

Tropical Storm OmarPosition: 35.8N 70.0W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: East-Northeast [065°] near 14 mph [22 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 60 miles [ 95 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1003 mb ↓.

Currently about 310 miles [ 500 km] East of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.

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

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September 1, 2020   No Comments