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Le Tour 2020 – Stage 14

Tour de FranceClermont-Ferrand > Lyon

Distance: 194 kilometers.

A “Flat” stage with 5 climbs? The intermediate sprint is at 38 km at Courpiere. The finish is another downhill sprint.

  • Côte du château d’Aulteribe 32.0 km (cat 4: 1.0km @ 8.4%)
  • Col du Béal 68.5 km (cat 2: 10.2km @ 5.6%)
  • Côte de Courreau 93.0 km (cat 3: 4.0km @ 5.7%)
  • Côte de la Duchère 184.5 km (cat 4: 1.4km @ 5.6%)
  • Côte de la Croix-Rousse 189.5 km (cat 4: 1.4km @ 4.8%)

Yellow Jersey Primož Roglic ( Slo – TJV – 011 ) [Yellow] 61 hours 03 minutes 00 seconds
Green Jersey Sam Bennett ( Irl – DQT – 043 ) [Green] 262 Points
Polka Dot Jersey Benoit Cosnefroy ( Fra – ALM – 033 ) [Polka Dot] 36 points
White Jersey Tadej Pogacar ( Slo – UAD – 131 ) [White] 2

Stage winner: Søren Kragh Andersen ( Den – SUN – 205 )
Combative: Stefan Küng ( Swi – GFC – 054 ) [Red numbers]
Team: EF Pro Cycling ( EF1 – 071-078 ) [Yellow numbers]

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Tropical Depression Twenty

Tropical Depression TwentyPosition: 11.9N 34.6W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [285°] near 10 mph [17 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 45 mph [ 70 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1007 mb ↑.

Currently about 1805 miles [2905 km] East of the Lesser Antilles.

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

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Tropical Storm Sally – Day 2

Tropical Storm SallyPosition: 26.3N 82.9W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [285°] near 8 mph [13 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 80 miles [130 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1003 mb.

Currently about 425 miles [ 685 km] East-Southeast of the Mouth of the Mississippi River.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the northern Gulf Coast from Grand Isle, Louisiana to the Alabama/Florida border; Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas including metropolitan New Orleans.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the coast of Florida from the Ochlockonee River to the Alabama/Florida Border.

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for the Mouth of the Mississippi River to the Alabama/Florida Border; Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas, and Lake Borgne; Mobile Bay.

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

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Tropical Depression Rene – Day 6

Tropical Depression RenePosition: 25.3N 46.4W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [320°] near 13 mph [20 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 30 mph [ 45 kph].
Wind Gusts: 45 mph [ 70 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1011 mb ↑.

Currently about 1175 miles [1895 km] East-Northeast of the northern Leeward Islands.

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

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Hurricane Paulette – Day 6

Hurricane PaulettePosition: 28.9N 59.7W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [300°] near 14 mph [22 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 75 mph [120 kph].
Wind Gusts: 85 mph [135 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 195 miles [305 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 25 miles [ 35 km].
Minimum central pressure: 981 mb.

Currently about 385 miles [ 615 km] Southeast of Bermuda.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for Bermuda.

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

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