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Hurricane Leslie – Day 15

Hurricane LesliePosition: 29.5N 42.6W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: South-Southeast [155°] near 12 mph [19 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 75 mph [120 kph].
Wind Gusts: 85 mph [135 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 310 miles [500 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 25 miles [ 35 km].
Minimum central pressure: 981 mb ↓.

Currently about 1070 miles [1720 km] West-Southwest of the Azores.

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 9, 2018   No Comments

Hurricane Michael – Day 3

Hurricane MichaelPosition: 23.2N 85.3W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North [350°] near 12 mph [19 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 90 mph [140 kph].
Wind Gusts: 105 mph [170 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 175 miles [280 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 35 miles [ 55 km].
Minimum central pressure: 970 mb ↓.

Currently about 485 miles [ 780 km] South of Panama City, Florida and 504 miles [ 811 km] South of Cinco Bayou, Florida.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the Cuban province of Pinar del Rio; the Gulf Coast of Florida from the Alabama-Florida border eastward to Suwanee River, Florida.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the Cuban province of the Isle of Youth; from the Alabama-Florida border westward to the Mississippi-Alabama border; Suwanee River to Chassahowitzka, Florida.

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for Okaloosa/Walton County Line, Florida to Anclote River, Florida.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect from the Alabama-Florida border westward to the Mississippi-Alabama border.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Chassahowitzka to Anna Maria Island, Florida, including Tampa Bay; and Mississippi/Alabama border to the Mouth of the Pearl River.

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect from Anclote River, Florida eastward to Anna Maria Island, Florida, including Tampa Bay; Alabama/Florida border to Okaloosa/Walton County Line, Florida.

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, 2018   No Comments

Tropical Storm Leslie – Day 14

Tropical Storm LesliePosition: 32.9N 44.6W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Southeast [135°] near 14 mph [22 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 65 mph [100 kph].
Wind Gusts: 75 mph [120 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 310 miles [500 km].
Minimum central pressure: 983 mb ↓.

Currently about 1050 miles [1690 km] West-Southwest of the Azores.

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, 2018   No Comments

Tropical Storm Michael – Day 2

Tropical Storm MichaelPosition: 20.0N 85.4W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North [005°] near 5 mph [ 7 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Wind Gusts: 70 mph [115 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 175 miles [280 km].
Minimum central pressure: 997 mb.

Currently about 105 miles [ 165 km] East-Southeast of Cozumel, Mexico.

This storm could provide local interest for me next week.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the Cuban provinces of Pinar del Rio and the Isle of Youth; the coast of Mexico from Tulum to Cabo Catoche, 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 7, 2018   No Comments

Tropical Storm Leslie – Day 13

Tropical Storm LesliePosition: 35.7N 49.1W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: East-Southeast [110°] near 13 mph [20 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 50 mph [ 85 kph].
Wind Gusts: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 230 miles [370 km].
Minimum central pressure: 989 mb ↑.

Currently about 930 miles [1495 km] East-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 7, 2018   No Comments

Potential Tropical Cyclone Fourteen

Potential Tropical Cyclone FourteenPosition: 18.8N 86.6W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North [360°] near 7 mph [11 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 30 mph [ 45 kph].
Wind Gusts: 40 mph [ 70 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1004 mb.

Currently about 155 miles [ 250 km] South of Cozumel, Mexico.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the Cuban provinces of Pinar del Rio and the Isle of Youth.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the coast of Mexico from Tulum to Cabo Catoche.

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 6, 2018   No Comments

Tropical Storm Leslie – Day 12

Tropical Storm LesliePosition: 37.3N 52.9W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: East [095°] near 13 mph [20 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Wind Gusts: 70 mph [110 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 290 miles [465 km].
Minimum central pressure: 987 mb.

Currently about 755 miles [1220 km] East-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 6, 2018   No Comments

Tropical Storm Leslie – Day 11

Tropical Storm LesliePosition: 36.6N 57.2W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: East-Northeast [075°] near 7 mph [11 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Wind Gusts: 70 mph [110 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 290 miles [465 km].
Minimum central pressure: 987 mb.

Currently about 525 miles [ 845 km] 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 5, 2018   No Comments

Tropical Storm Leslie – Day 10

Tropical Storm LesliePosition: 34.9N 57.6W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North [350°] near 12 mph [19 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 65 mph [100 kph].
Wind Gusts: 75 mph [120 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 290 miles [465 km].
Minimum central pressure: 984 mb ↑.

Currently about 450 miles [ 725 km] East-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 4, 2018   No Comments

Hurricane Leslie – Day 9

Hurricane LesliePosition: 30.6N 57.0W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North [360°] near 3 mph [ 6 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 80 mph [130 kph].
Wind Gusts: 95 mph [155 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 205 miles [335 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 35 miles [ 55 km].
Minimum central pressure: 975 mb.

Currently about 475 miles [ 765 km] East-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 3, 2018   No Comments

Tropical Storm Leslie – Day 8

Tropical Storm LesliePosition: 29.7N 56.7W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Southwest [210°] near 3 mph [ 6 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 70 mph [110 kph].
Wind Gusts: 80 mph [130 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 230 miles [370 km].
Minimum central pressure: 986 mb.

Currently about 510 miles [ 825 km] East-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 2, 2018   No Comments

Tropical Storm Leslie – Day 7

Tropical Storm LesliePosition: 32.4N 55.0W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Southwest [220°] near 5 mph [ 7 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Wind Gusts: 70 mph [115 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 160 miles [260 km].
Minimum central pressure: 990 mb.

Currently about 570 miles [ 920 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 1, 2018   7 Comments

Tropical Storm Leslie – Day 6

Tropical Storm LesliePosition: 33.3N 53.7W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Southwest [250°] near 6 mph [ 9 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 50 mph [ 85 kph].
Wind Gusts: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 175 miles [280 km].
Minimum central pressure: 991 mb.

Currently about 650 miles [1040 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.]

September 30, 2018   No Comments

Tropical Storm Leslie – Day 5

Tropical Storm LesliePosition: 33.9N 52.0W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Southwest [235°] near 6 mph [ 9 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 50 mph [ 85 kph].
Wind Gusts: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 230 miles [370 km].
Minimum central pressure: 991 mb.

Currently about 750 miles [1205 km] East-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.]

September 29, 2018   No Comments