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Hurricane Zeta – Day 5

Hurricane ZetaPosition: 26.9N 91.7W [10AM CDT 1500 UTC].
Movement: North [010°] near 18 mph [30 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 90 mph [150 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: 976 mb ↓.

Currently about 220 miles [ 355 km] Southwest of the mouth of the Mississippi River.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect from Morgan City, Louisiana, to the Mississippi/Alabama border, including Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas, and metropolitan New Orleans .

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect from the Mississippi/Alabama border to the Walton/Bay County Line, Florida.

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect from the mouth of the Atchafalaya River, Louisiana, to Navarre, Florida, including Lake Borgne, Lake Pontchartrain, Vermilion Bay, Pensacola Bay, and Mobile Bay.

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 28, 2020   No Comments

Tropical Storm Zeta – Day 4

Tropical Storm ZetaPosition: 23.8N 91.2W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [325°] near 15 mph [24 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 70 mph [110 kph].
Wind Gusts: 80 mph [130 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 140 miles [220 km].
Minimum central pressure: 990 mb.

Currently about 390 miles [ 625 km] South-Southwest of the mouth of the Mississippi River.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect from Morgan City, Louisiana, to the Mississippi/Alabama border, including Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas, and metropolitan New Orleans .

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect from the Mississippi/Alabama border to the Okaloosa/Walton County Line, Florida.

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect from the mouth of the Atchafalaya River, Louisiana, to Navarre, Florida, including Lake Borgne, Lake Pontchartrain, Vermilion Bay, Pensacola Bay, and Mobile Bay.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect from west of Morgan City to Intracoastal City, Louisiana.

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 27, 2020   2 Comments

Hurricane Zeta – Day 3

Hurricane ZetaPosition: 20.2N 87.1W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [305°] near 13 mph [20 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 80 mph [130 kph].
Wind Gusts: 90 mph [145 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 140 miles [220 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 45 miles [ 75 km].
Minimum central pressure: 982 mb ↓.

Currently about 25 miles [ 40 km] East of Tulum, Mexico.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the Yucatan Peninsula from Punta Allen to Progreso, including Cozumel.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect from Morgan City, Louisiana, to the Mississippi/Alabama border, including Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas, and metropolitan New Orleans.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect from the Mississippi/Alabama border to the Okaloosa/Walton County Line, Florida, and from west of Morgan City to Intracoastal City.

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect from Intracoastal City, Louisiana, to Navarre, Florida, including Lake Borgne, Lake Pontchartrain, Vermilion Bay, Pensacola Bay, and Mobile Bay.

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 26, 2020   No Comments

Tropical Storm Zeta – Day 2

Tropical Storm ZetaPosition: 18.1N 83.8W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North-Northwest [330°] near 2 mph [ 4 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Wind Gusts: 70 mph [115 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 115 miles [185 km].
Minimum central pressure: 997 mb.

Currently about 260 miles [ 420 km] Southeast of Cozumel.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the Yucatan Peninsula from Tulum to Rio Lagartos, including Cozumel.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the Cuban province of Pinar del Rio.

The storm is wobbling with no specific direction as it gets stronger.

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 25, 2020   No Comments

Post-Tropical Cyclone Epsilon – Day 7

Post-Tropical Cyclone EpsilonPosition: 48.6N 38.8W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northeast [055°] near 46 mph [74 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 70 mph [110 kph].
Wind Gusts: 80 mph [130 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 450 miles [720 km].
Minimum central pressure: 968 mb ↑.

Currently about 675 miles [1090 km] East-Northeast of Cape Race, Newfoundland.

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 25, 2020   No Comments

Tropical Depression Twenty-Eight

Tropical Depression Twenty-EightPosition: 18.9N 83.1W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Stationary.
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 45 mph [ 70 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1004 mb ↓.

Currently about 240 miles [ 380 km] South-Southeast of the western tip of Cuba.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the Cuban province of Pinar del Rio.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the Yucatan Peninsula from Tulum to Rio Lagartos, including Cozumel.

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 24, 2020   No Comments

Hurricane Epsilon – Day 6

Hurricane EpsilonPosition: 41.3N 56.1W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northeast [045°] near 24 mph [39 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 75 mph [120 kph].
Wind Gusts: 90 mph [145 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 380 miles [610 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 45 miles [ 75 km].
Minimum central pressure: 960 mb ↑.

Currently about 400 miles [ 645 km] South-Southwest of Cape Race, Newfoundland.

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 24, 2020   No Comments

Hurricane Epsilon – Day 5

Hurricane EpsilonPosition: 36.5N 62.1W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North [355°] near 13 mph [20 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 80 mph [130 kph].
Wind Gusts: 90 mph [145 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 355 miles [575 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 15 miles [ 30 km].
Minimum central pressure: 972 mb ↑.

Currently about 330 miles [ 530 km] North-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.]

October 23, 2020   No Comments

Hurricane Epsilon – Day 4

Hurricane EpsilonPosition: 32.6N 61.6W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North-Northwest [345°] near 9 mph [15 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 85 mph [140 kph].
Wind Gusts: 100 mph [160 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 240 miles [390 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 15 miles [ 30 km].
Minimum central pressure: 968 mb.

Currently about 190 miles [ 300 km] East 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.]

October 22, 2020   No Comments

Hurricane Epsilon – Day 3

Hurricane EpsilonPosition: 29.6N 60.6W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [285°] near 8 mph [13 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 115 mph [185 kph].
Wind Gusts: 125 mph [200 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 345 miles [555 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 25 miles [ 35 km].
Minimum central pressure: 953 mb ↑.

Currently about 310 miles [ 500 km] Southeast of Bermuda.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for 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.]

October 21, 2020   No Comments

Hurricane Epsilon – Day 2

Hurricane EpsilonPosition: 28.5N 56.8W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [310°] near 13 mph [20 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 75 mph [120 kph].
Wind Gusts: 85 mph [135 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 345 miles [555 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 25 miles [ 35 km].
Minimum central pressure: 987 mb ↓.

Currently about 545 miles [ 875 km] East-Southeast of Bermuda.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for 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.]

October 20, 2020   No Comments

Tropical Storm Epsilon

Tropical Storm EpsilonPosition: 25.3N 55.3W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North [360°] near 2 mph [ 4 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 45 mph [ 75 kph].
Wind Gusts: 55 mph [ 90 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 275 miles [445 km].
Minimum central pressure: 998 mb.

Currently about 750 miles [1210 km] Southeast 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.]

October 19, 2020   No Comments

Tropical Depression Delta – Day 7

Tropical Depression DeltaPosition: 33.1N 90.8W [10AM CDT 1500 UTC].
Movement: Northeast [035°] near 16 mph [26 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 994 mb ↑.

Currently about 65 miles [ 105 km] North-Northwest of Jackson, Mississippi.

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 10, 2020   No Comments

Hurricane Delta – Day 5

Hurricane DeltaPosition: 25.7N 93.6W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North-Northwest [340°] near 12 mph [19 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 120 mph [195 kph].
Wind Gusts: 130 mph [210 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 160 miles [260 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 40 miles [ 65 km].
Minimum central pressure: 955 mb ↓.

Currently about 285 miles [ 455 km] South of Cameron, Louisiana.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the northern Gulf coast from east of High Island, Texas to Morgan City, Louisiana.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the northern Gulf coast from west of High Island to Sargent, Texas, and east of Morgan City, Louisiana to the mouth of the Pearl River, including New Orleans, Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas.

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect from High Island, Texas to Ocean Springs, Mississippi, including Calcasieu Lake, Vermilion Bay, Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas, and Lake Borgne.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect the northern Gulf coast from east of the mouth of the Pearl River to Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.

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 8, 2020   No Comments