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Le Tour 2020 – Stage 18

Tour de FranceMéribel > La Roche-sur-Foron

Distance: 175 kilometers.

A “Mountain” stage with 5 climbs. The intermediate sprint is at 14 km at Aime. It’s a downhill finish.

  • Cormet de Roselend 46 km (cat 1: 18.6km @ 6.1%)
  • Côte de la route des Villes 67.5 km (cat 3: 3.2km @ 6.6%)
  • Col des Saisies 91 km (cat 2: 14.6km @ 6.4%)
  • Col des Aravis 117.5 km (cat 1: 6.7km @ 7.0%)
  • Montée du Plateau des Glières 143.5 km (HC: 6.0km @ 11.2%)

Yellow Jersey Primož Roglic ( Slo – TJV – 011 ) [Yellow] 74 hours 56 minutes 04 seconds
Green Jersey Sam Bennett ( Irl – DQT – 043 ) [Green] 298 Points
Polka Dot Jersey Richard Carapaz ( Ecu – INS – 003 ) [Polka Dot] 74 points
White Jersey Tadej Pogacar ( Slo – UAD – 131 ) [White] 2

Stage winner: Michal Kwiatkowski ( Pol – INS – 005 )
Combative: Marc Hirschi ( Swi – SUN – 204 ) [Red numbers]
Team: Movistar Team ( MOV – 091-098 ) [Yellow numbers]

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Tropical Depression Twenty-Two

Tropical Depression Twenty-TwoPosition: 22.0N 94.2W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northeast [035°] near 3 mph [ 6 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 45 mph [ 70 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1005 mb.

Currently about 235 miles [ 380 km] East of Tampico, Mexico.

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

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Remnant Vicky Day 4

Remnant VickyPosition: 21.1N 39.1W [ 4PM CDT 2100 UTC].
Movement: West-Southwest [250°] near 12 mph [19 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 30 mph [ 45 kph].
Wind Gusts: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1008 mb.

Currently about 1050 miles [1690 km] West-Northwest of the Cabo Verde Islands.

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

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

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Hurricane Teddy Day 6

Hurricane TeddyPosition: 20.9N 54.7W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [315°] near 12 mph [19 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 140 mph [220 kph].
Wind Gusts: 155 mph [250 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 230 miles [370 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 60 miles [ 95 km].
Minimum central pressure: 945 mb.

Currently about 1005 miles [1615 km] Southeast of Bermuda.

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

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Tropical Depression Sally – Day 7

Tropical Depression SallyPosition: 31.8N 85.7W [ 4AM CDT 0900 UTC].
Movement: Northeast [055°] near 12 mph [19 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 30 mph [ 45 kph].
Wind Gusts: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1000 mb ↑.

Currently about 50 miles [ 80 km] Southeast of Montgomery, Alabama.

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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