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Hurricane Maria – Day 4

Hurricane MariaPosition: 17.3N 64.7W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [300°] near 10 mph [17 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 175 mph [280 kph].
Wind Gusts: 200 mph [320 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 150 miles [240 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 60 miles [ 95 km].
Minimum central pressure: 909 mb.

Currently about 30 miles [ 45 km] South-Southeast of St. Croix and about 120 miles [ 190 km] Southeast of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for U.S. Virgin Islands; British Virgin Islands; Puerto Rico, Vieques, & Culebra; the coast of the Dominican Republic from Cabo Engano to Puerto Plata.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Saba & St. Eustatius; St. Maarten; Guadeloupe; the coast of the Dominican Republic from west of Puerto Plata to the northern Dominican Republic-Haiti border and west of Cabo Engano to Punta Palenque.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for Saba & St. Eustatius; St. Maarten; St. Martin & St. Barthelemy; the coast of the Dominican Republic from Isla Saona to Puerto Plata; the Turks & Caicos Islands and the Southeastern Bahamas.

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.]

September 19, 2017   No Comments

Tropical Storm Jose – Day 15

Tropical Storm JosePosition: 37.9N 70.8W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northeast [040°] near 9 mph [15 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 70 mph [110 kph].
Wind Gusts: 100 mph [160 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 220 miles [350 km].
Minimum central pressure: 973 mb.

Currently about 230 miles [ 375 km] South of Nantucket, Massachusetts.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Woods Hole to Sagamore Beach, Massachusetts, including Cape Cod, Block Island, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the coast of Long Island from Fire Island Inlet to Port Jefferson.

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.]

September 19, 2017   No Comments

Hurricane Maria – Day 3

Hurricane MariaPosition: 15.5N 61.4W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [300°] near 9 mph [15 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 160 mph [260 kph].
Wind Gusts: 190 mph [305 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 125 miles [205 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 30 miles [ 45 km].
Minimum central pressure: 924 mb ↓.

Currently about 270 miles [ 435 km] Southeast of St. Croix and about 0 miles [ 0 km] Northwest of Dominica.

At 6:45PM CDT A Hurricane Hunter found that Maria was now a Category 5 hurricane near Dominica. Maria made landfall on Dominica at 8:35PM CDT.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for Guadeloupe; Dominica; St. Kitts, Nevis, & Montserrat; U.S. Virgin Islands; British Virgin Islands; Puerto Rico, Vieques, & Culebra.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Antigua & Barbuda; Saba & St. Eustatius; St. Maarten; Anguilla; St. Lucia; Martinique.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for Saba & St. Eustatius; St. Maarten; Anguilla; St. Martin & St. Barthelemy; the coast of the Dominican Republic from Isla Saona to Puerto Plata.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for St. Vincent & the Grenadines; the coast of the Dominican Republic from west of Puerto Plata to the northern Dominican Republic-Haiti border.

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.]

September 18, 2017   No Comments

Hurricane Jose – Day 14

Hurricane JosePosition: 35.2N 71.3W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North [360°] near 8 mph [13 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 75 mph [120 kph].
Wind Gusts: 100 mph [160 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 230 miles [370 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 60 miles [ 95 km].
Minimum central pressure: 975 mb ↑.

Currently about 420 miles [ 675 km] South of Nantucket, Massachusetts.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Watch Hill, Rhode Island, to Hull, Massachusetts, including Block Island, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the coast of Long Island from Fire Island Inlet to Port Jefferson, and from New Haven, Connecticut, to Watch Hill, Rhode Island.

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.]

September 18, 2017   No Comments

Remnant Lee – Day 4

Remnant LeePosition: 15.1N 43.0W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [295°] near 16 mph [26 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 30 mph [ 45 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1007 mb.

Currently about 1265 miles [2035 km] West of the Cabo Verde Islands.

This is the final NHC advisory.

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.]

September 18, 2017   No Comments

Hurricane Maria – Day 2

Hurricane MariaPosition: 14.2N 58.4W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [290°] near 13 mph [20 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 85 mph [140 kph].
Wind Gusts: 110 mph [175 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 105 miles [165 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 15 miles [ 30 km].
Minimum central pressure: 979 mb ↓.

Currently about 100 miles [ 165 km] Northeast of Barbados.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for Guadeloupe; Dominica; St. Kitts, Nevis, and Montserrat; Martinique.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Martinique; St. Lucia; Antigua and Barbuda; Saba and St. Eustatius.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for Saba & St. Eustatius; St. Maarten; Anguilla; St. Martin & St. Barthelemy; U.S. Virgin Islands; British Virgin Islands.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Barbados; and St. Vincent & the Grenadines.

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.]

September 17, 2017   No Comments

Hurricane Jose – Day 13

Hurricane JosePosition: 32.2N 71.6W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North [360°] near 9 mph [15 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 90 mph [150 kph].
Wind Gusts: 110 mph [175 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 205 miles [335 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 60 miles [ 95 km].
Minimum central pressure: 972 mb ↑.

Currently about 305 miles [ 490 km] Southeast of the Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Fenwick Island, Delaware, to Sandy Hook, New Jersey, including Delaware Bay South, and from East Rockaway Inlet, New York, to Plymouth, Massachusetts, including Long Island Sound, Block Island, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket.

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.]

September 17, 2017   No Comments

Tropical Depression Lee – Day 3

Tropical Depression LeePosition: 13.6N 38.5W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [290°] near 10 mph [17 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 55 mph [ 90 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1007 mb.

Currently about 980 miles [1580 km] West of the Cabo Verde Islands.

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.]

September 17, 2017   No Comments

Tropical Storm Maria

Tropical Storm MariaPosition: 12.5N 53.7W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [280°] near 16 mph [26 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 50 mph [ 85 kph].
Wind Gusts: 70 mph [115 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 45 miles [ 75 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1002 mb.

Currently about 545 miles [ 880 km] East-Southeast of the Lesser Antilles.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for Antigua, Barbuda, St. Kitts, Nevis, and Montserrat; Guadeloupe; Saba & St. Eustatius; St. Maarten; and Anguilla.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for St. Lucia; Martinique; Guadeloupe; Dominica; Barbados; and St. Vincent & the Grenadines.

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.]

September 16, 2017   23 Comments

Hurricane Jose – Day 12

Hurricane JosePosition: 29.2N 71.8W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North [360°] near 7 mph [11 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 80 mph [130 kph].
Wind Gusts: 100 mph [160 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 185 miles [295 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 45 miles [ 75 km].
Minimum central pressure: 973 mb.

Currently about 465 miles [ 750 km] South-Southeast of the Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.

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.]

September 16, 2017   No Comments

Tropical Storm Lee – Day 2

Tropical Storm LeePosition: 12.8N 34.9W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [275°] near 8 mph [13 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: 1007 mb.

Currently about 760 miles [1225 km] West-Southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands.

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.]

September 16, 2017   No Comments

Tropical Depression Fourteen

Tropical Depression FourteenPosition: 12.8N 30.7W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [280°] near 10 mph [17 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1009 mb.

Currently about 500 miles [805 km] West-Southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands.

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.]

September 15, 2017   No Comments

Hurricane Jose – Day 11

Hurricane JosePosition: 27.4N 71.0W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [305°] near 9 mph [15 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 80 mph [130 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: 983 mb.

Currently about 600 miles [ 965 km] South-Southeast of the Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.

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.]

September 15, 2017   No Comments

Tropical Storm Jose – Day 10

Tropical Storm JosePosition: 25.5N 68.0W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [285°] near 8 mph [13 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 70 mph [120 kph].
Wind Gusts: 90 mph [145 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 140 miles [220 km].
Minimum central pressure: 989 mb.

Currently about 375 miles [ 605 km] Northeast of the Southeastern Bahamas.

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.]

September 14, 2017   No Comments