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Le Tour 2020 – Stage 6

Tour de FranceLe Teil > Mont Aigoual

Distance: 191 kilometers.

A “Hill” stage with two minor climbs followed by a Cat 1 and an uphill run to the finish. It starts at 132 meters and ascends to 1560 meters at the finish.

  • Cap de Coste 146.0 km (cat 3: 2.1km @ 7.3%)
  • Col des Mourèzes 163.0 km (cat 3: 6.1km @ 4.8%)
  • Col de la Lusette 177.5 km (cat 1: 11.7km @ 7.3%)

The intermediate sprint is at 125.5 km at Saint Hippolyte du Fort.

The first 143 kilometers are basically flat, but things favor the climbers after that. The end is scaling the Col de la Lusette followed by the ending of 8.3 km @ 4% to reach the finish on Mont Aigoual.

Yellow Jersey Adam Yates ( GBr – MTS – 161 ) [Yellow] 27h 03′ 57″
Green Jersey Sam Bennett ( Irl – DQT – 043 ) [Green] 129 Points
Polka Dot Jersey Benoit Cosnefroy ( Fra – ALM – 033 ) [Polka Dot] 23 points
White Jersey Tadej Pogacar ( Slo – UAD – 131 ) [White] 3

Stage winner: Alexey Lutsenko ( Kaz – AST – 146 )
Combative: Nicolas Roche ( Irl – SUN – 208 ) [Red numbers]
Team: EF Pro Cycling ( EF1 – 071-078 ) [Yellow numbers]

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Remnant Nana – Day 3

Remnant NanaPosition: 15.6N 92.0W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Southwest [250°] near 14 mph [23 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 30 mph [ 45 kph].
Wind Gusts: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1007 mb ↑.

Currently about 120 miles [ 195 km] Northwest of Guatemala City.

This is the last public advisory issued by the National Hurricane Center on this system.

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

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Tropical Depression Omar – Day 4

Tropical Depression OmarPosition: 35.2N 59.1W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: East-Southeast [105°] near 10 mph [17 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 30 mph [ 45 kph].
Wind Gusts: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1006 mb ↑.

Currently about 385 miles [ 615 km] East-Northeast of 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 3, 2020   No Comments