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Post-Tropical Cyclone Olga

Post-Tropical Cyclone OlgaPosition: 27.8N 92.2W [10:00PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northeast [040°] near 17 mph [28 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 50 mph [ 85 kph].
Wind Gusts: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 140 miles [220 km].
Minimum central pressure: 999 mb ↑.

Currently about 170 miles [ 275 km] South-Southeast of Lake Charles, Louisiana.

This is the final NHC advisory.

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

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October 25, 2019   Comments Off on Post-Tropical Cyclone Olga

Post-Tropical Cyclone Nestor – Day 3

Post-Tropical Cyclone NestorPosition: 30.4N 84.1W [ 4:00PM CDT 2100 UTC].
Movement: Northeast [055°] near 23 mph [37 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 240 miles [390 km].
Minimum central pressure: 999 mb ↑.

Currently about 5 miles [ 10 km] East of Tallahassee, Florida.

At 1PM CDT Nestor made landfall on St. Vincent Island, Florida.

This is the final NHC advisory.

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

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October 19, 2019   Comments Off on Post-Tropical Cyclone Nestor – Day 3

Tropical Storm Nestor – Day 2

Tropical Storm NestorPosition: 28.5N 87.0W [10:00PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northeast [045°] near 23 mph [37 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Wind Gusts: 70 mph [110 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 160 miles [260 km].
Minimum central pressure: 996 mb ↓.

Currently about 140 miles [ 225 km] Southwest of Panama City, Florida.

Currently about 135 miles [ 215 km] South of me.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Navarre to Yankeetown, Florida.

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for Indian Pass to Clearwater Beach, Florida.

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

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October 18, 2019   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Nestor – Day 2

Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen

Potential Tropical Cyclone SixteenPosition: 24.1N 93.7W [10:00PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northeast [045°] near 12 mph [19 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1004 mb ↓.

Currently about 445 miles [ 720 km] Southwest of the Mouth of the Mississippi River.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the Mississippi/Alabama border to Yankeetown, Florida; Grand Isle, Louisiana to the Mouth of the Pearl River.

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for Indian Pass to Clearwater, Florida.

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

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October 17, 2019   Comments Off on Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen

Remnant Fifteen – Day 2

Remnant FifteenPosition: 17.3N 24.1W [ 4:00AM CDT 0900 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [305°] near 8 mph [13 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 30 mph [ 45 kph].
Wind Gusts: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1009 mb.

Currently about 90 miles [ 145 km] North of the Cabo Verde Islands.

Depression degenerated into a trough. This is the final NHC advisory.

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

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October 16, 2019   Comments Off on Remnant Fifteen – Day 2

Tropical Depression Fifteen

Tropical Depression FifteenPosition: 16.8N 23.7W [10:00PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [300°] near 10 mph [17 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 45 mph [ 70 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1009 mb ↑.

Currently about 60 miles [ 95 km] North-Northeast of the Cabo Verde Islands.

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

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October 15, 2019   Comments Off on Tropical Depression Fifteen

Post-Tropical Cyclone Melissa – Day 4

Post-Tropical Cyclone MelissaPosition: 41.0N 51.4W [10:00AM CDT 1500 UTC].
Movement: East [080°] near 23 mph [37 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 55 mph [ 90 kph].
Gale Force Wind Radius: 105 miles [165 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1004 mb.

Currently about 405 miles [ 650 km] South-Southeast of Cape Race, Newfoundland.

Melissa has lost tropical characteristics. This is the final NHC advisory.

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

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October 14, 2019   Comments Off on Post-Tropical Cyclone Melissa – Day 4

Tropical Storm Melissa – Day 3

Tropical Storm MelissaPosition: 40.2N 56.7W [10:00PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: East-Northeast [075°] 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: 1003 mb.

Currently about 485 miles [ 780 km] South-Southwest of Cape Race, Newfoundland.

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

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October 13, 2019   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Melissa – Day 3

Tropical Storm Melissa – Day 2

Tropical Storm MelissaPosition: 38.6N 64.0W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: East [080°] near 14 mph [22 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 50 mph [ 85 kph].
Wind Gusts: 65 mph [100 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 60 miles [ 95 km].
Minimum central pressure: 999 mb.

Currently about 415 miles [ 670 km] South of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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

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October 12, 2019   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Melissa – Day 2

Subtropical Storm Melissa

Subtropical Storm MelissaPosition: 37.7N 68.8W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Southeast [125°] near 6 mph [ 9 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 50 mph [ 85 kph].
Wind Gusts: 65 mph [100 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 275 miles [445 km].
Minimum central pressure: 997 mb.

Currently about 250 miles [ 400 km] South-Southeast of Nantucket, Massachusetts.

The nor’easter that has been annoying the Atlantic coast has gained subtropical characteristics.

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

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October 11, 2019   Comments Off on Subtropical Storm Melissa

Post-Tropical Cyclone Lorenzo – Day 11

Post-Tropical Cyclone LorenzoPosition: 44.4N 25.8W [10:00AM CDT 1500 UTC].
Movement: Northeast [040°] near 43 mph [69 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 80 mph [130 kph].
Wind Gusts: 100 mph [160 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 390 miles [630 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 150 miles [240 km].
Minimum central pressure: 962 mb ↑.

Currently about 945 miles [1525 km] West-Southwest of Cork, Ireland.

All watches and warnings have been cancelled as of 10AM CDT. Lorenzo has transitioned into a post-tropical cyclone that is still a threat to Ireland and Great Britain. This is the final NHC advisory.

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

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October 2, 2019   Comments Off on Post-Tropical Cyclone Lorenzo – Day 11

Hurricane Lorenzo – Day 10

Hurricane LorenzoPosition: 39.1N 32.7W [10:00PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northeast [045°] near 40 mph [65 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 100 mph [155 kph].
Wind Gusts: 120 mph [195 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 390 miles [630 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 150 miles [240 km].
Minimum central pressure: 960 mb.

Currently about 85 miles [ 135 km] West-Southwest of Flores Island in the Azores.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the central and western Azores, including the islands of Flores, Corvo, Faial, Pico, Sao Jorge, Graciosa, and Terceira.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the eastern Azores, including the islands of Sao Miguel and Santa Maria.

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

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October 1, 2019   Comments Off on Hurricane Lorenzo – Day 10

Hurricane Lorenzo – Day 9

Hurricane LorenzoPosition: 32.0N 41.2W [10:00PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northeast [035°] near 20 mph [31 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 105 mph [165 kph].
Wind Gusts: 120 mph [195 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 345 miles [555 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 105 miles [165 km].
Minimum central pressure: 956 mb ↓.

Currently about 840 miles [1350 km] West-Southwest of Faial Island in the Azores.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the central and western Azores, including the islands of Flores, Corvo, Faial, Pico, Sao Jorge, Graciosa, and Terceira.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the eastern Azores, including the islands of Sao Miguel and Santa Maria.

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

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September 30, 2019   Comments Off on Hurricane Lorenzo – Day 9

Hurricane Lorenzo – Day 8

Hurricane LorenzoPosition: 27.6N 43.5W [10:00PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North-Northeast [020°] near 10 mph [17 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 110 mph [185 kph].
Wind Gusts: 125 mph [200 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 255 miles [405 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 90 miles [150 km].
Minimum central pressure: 952 mb ↑.

Currently about 1195 miles [1920 km] West-Southwest of the Azores.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the central and western Azores, including the islands of Flores, Corvo, Faial, Pico, Sao Jorge, Graciosa, and Terceira.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the eastern Azores, including the islands of Sao Miguel and Santa Maria.

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

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September 29, 2019   Comments Off on Hurricane Lorenzo – Day 8