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Hurricane Delta – Day 2

Hurricane DeltaPosition: 16.8N 80.3W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [295°] near 7 mph [11 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 80 mph [130 kph].
Wind Gusts: 90 mph [145 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 70 miles [110 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 10 miles [ 20 km].
Minimum central pressure: 977 mb ↓.

Currently about 180 miles [ 295 km] South-Southeast of Grand Cayman.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the coast of the Yucatan peninsula from Tulum northward and westward to Rio Lagartos, including Cozumel.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the Cayman Islands including Little Cayman and Cayman Brac; Isle of Youth; the Cuban province of Pinar del Rio; Rio Lagartos to Progresso, Mexico.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the Cuban province of La Habana.

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.]

October 5, 2020   No Comments

Post-Tropical Cyclone Gamma – Day 4

Post-Tropical Cyclone GammaPosition: 21.6N 88.4W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Southwest [220°] near 6 mph [ 9 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 45 mph [ 70 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1005 mb.

Currently about 85 miles [ 140 km] East-Northeast of Progreso, Mexico.

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.

[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.]

October 5, 2020   No Comments