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Remnant Harvey – Day 3

Remnant HarveyPosition: 14.3N 71.8W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [275°] near 22 mph [35 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1007 mb.

Currently about 135 miles [ 215 km] North of the northern tip of the Guajira Peninsula, Colombia.

At 4PM CDT Harvery has weakened to a tropical depression.

At 10PM CDT Harvey degenerated to a remnant low. This is the final NHC advisory.

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

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August 19, 2017   No Comments

Tropical Storm Harvey – Day 2

Tropical Storm HarveyPosition: 13.7N 64.1W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [275°] near 18 mph [30 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 55 mph [ 90 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 70 miles [110 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1005 mb.

Currently about 345 miles [ 555 km] East-Northeast of Curacao.

At 7AM CDT the center of the storm is between Barbados and the Windward Islands.

At 1PM CDT all watches and warnings were cancelled.

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

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August 18, 2017   No Comments

Tropical Storm Harvey

Tropical Storm HarveyPosition: 13.0.0N 57.4W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [270°] near 18 mph [30 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 55 mph [ 90 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 60 miles [ 95 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1005 mb.

Currently about 140 miles [ 230 km] East of Barbados.

The Hurricane Hunter aircraft report that PTC Nine has become Tropical Storm Harvey.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Martinique, St. Lucia, Barbados, and St. Vincent & the Grenadines.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Dominica.

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

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August 17, 2017   No Comments

Post-Tropical Cyclone Gert – Day 6

Post-Tropical Cyclone GertPosition: 44.8N 46.0W [ 4PM CDT 2100 UTC].
Movement: East-Northeast [060°] near 39 mph [63 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 65 mph [100 kph].
Wind Gusts: 75 mph [120 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 230 miles [370 km].
Minimum central pressure: 985 mb ↑.

Currently about 860 miles [1390 km] East of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

The storm has become post-tropical. This is the final NHC advisory

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

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August 17, 2017   No Comments

Hurricane Gert – Day 5

Hurricane GertPosition: 40.1N 58.4W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: East-Northeast [065°] near 37 mph [59 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 105 mph [165 kph].
Wind Gusts: 120 mph [190 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 140 miles [220 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 35 miles [ 55 km].
Minimum central pressure: 967 mb ↓.

Currently about 410 miles [ 665 km] Southeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

At 4PM CDT Gert strengthened to a Category 2 storm.

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

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August 16, 2017   No Comments

Hurricane Gert – Day 4

Hurricane GertPosition: 34.8N 70.3W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northeast [035°] near 15 mph [24 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 85 mph [140 kph].
Wind Gusts: 100 mph [160 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 115 miles [185 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 25 miles [ 35 km].
Minimum central pressure: 979 mb ↓.

Currently about 360 miles [ 580 km] West-Northwest of Bermuda.

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

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August 15, 2017   No Comments

Hurricane Gert – Day 3

Hurricane GertPosition: 31.2N 72.3W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North [360°] near 8 mph [13 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 75 mph [120 kph].
Wind Gusts: 90 mph [145 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 105 miles [165 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 25 miles [ 35 km].
Minimum central pressure: 986 mb ↓.

Currently about 445 miles [ 720 km] West of Bermuda.

At 10PM CDT Gert became the second hurricane of the season.

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

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August 14, 2017   No Comments

Tropical Storm Gert – Day 2

Tropical Storm GertPosition: 28.8N 71.9W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North-Northwest [345°] near 9 mph [15 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 45 mph [ 75 kph].
Wind Gusts: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 90 miles [150 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1009 mb ↓.

Currently about 485 miles [ 785 km] West-Southwest of Bermuda.

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

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August 13, 2017   No Comments

Tropical Depression Eight

Tropical Depression EightPosition: 25.3N 70.3W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North-Northwest [330°] near 13 mph [20 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1011 mb.

Currently about 260 miles [ 415 km] Northeast of the Southeastern Bahamas.

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

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August 12, 2017   No Comments

Remnant Franklin – Day 5

Remnant FranklinPosition: 19.7N 99.2W [10AM CDT 1500 UTC].
Movement: West [260°] near 20 mph [31 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 30 mph [ 45 kph].
Wind Gusts: 45 mph [ 70 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1000 mb ↑.

Currently about 20 miles [ 35 km] North-Northwest of Mexico City.

After midnight the storm came ashore near Lechuguillas in the state of Veracruz as a hurricane.

At 10am CDT Franklin was declared a remnant. All watches and warnings were cancelled in the final NHC advisory on the storm.

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

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August 10, 2017   No Comments

Hurricane Franklin – Day 4

Hurricane FranklinPosition: 20.2N 96.1W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [270°] near 13 mph [20 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 85 mph [140 kph].
Wind Gusts: 100 mph [160 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 150 miles [240 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 35 miles [ 55 km].
Minimum central pressure: 985 mb ↑.

Currently about 70 miles [ 110 km] North of Veracruz, Mexico.

The first hurricane this season. At 10pm CDT tropical storm force winds have reached the coast and the storm should make landfall in the next few hours.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the coast of Mexico from Puerto de Veracruz to Cabo Rojo.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the coast of Mexico from Cabo Rojo to Rio Panuco.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the coast of Mexico from east of Puerto de Veracruz to to Puerto Dos Bocas and from north of Tuxpan to Barra del Tordo.

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

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August 9, 2017   No Comments

Tropical Storm Franklin – Day 3

Tropical Storm FranklinPosition: 20.3N 91.3W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [285°] near 10 mph [17 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 50 mph [ 85 kph].
Wind Gusts: 65 mph [105 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 185 miles [295 km].
Minimum central pressure: 996 mb ↓.

Currently about 325 miles [ 525 km] East-Northeast of Veracruz, Mexico.

It is back over water in the Bay of Campeche at 7pm CDT.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the coast of Mexico from Puerto de Veracruz to Tuxpan.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the coast of Mexico from Tuxpan to Rio Panuco.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the coast of Mexico from east of Puerto de Veracruz to Celestun and from north of Tuxpan to Rio Panuco.

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

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August 8, 2017   No Comments

Tropical Storm Franklin – Day 2

Tropical Storm FranklinPosition: 19.1N 87.3W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [310°] near 14 mph [24 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Wind Gusts: 75 mph [120 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 140 miles [220 km].
Minimum central pressure: 995 mb.

Currently about 75 miles [ 125 km] East-Northeast of Chetumal, Mexico.

The storm should be coming ashore on the Yucatan Peninsula in the next few hours.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the coast of Mexico from Puerto de Veracruz to Rio Panuco.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Belize City northward to the border of Mexico and the coast of Mexico from Chetumal to Sabancuy.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the coast of Mexico from Sabancuy to Puerto de Veracruz.

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

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August 7, 2017   No Comments

Tropical Storm Franklin

Tropical Storm FranklinPosition: 16.4N 83.0W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [295°] near 13 mph [20 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 55 mph [ 90 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 105 miles [165 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1006 mb ↓.

Currently about 100 miles [ 155 km] North of Cabo Gracias a Dios on the Nicaragua/ Honduras border.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the coast of Mexico from Chetumal to Campeche.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Belize City northward to the border of Mexico and the coast of Mexico from Campeche to Sabancuy.

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

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August 6, 2017   No Comments