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Tropical Storm Karl – Day 6

Tropical Storm KarlPosition: 19.7N 50.5W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [290°] near 14 mph [22 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 45 mph [ 75 kph].
Wind Gusts: 55 mph [ 90 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 115 miles [185 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1005 mb ↓.

Currently about 760 miles [1225 km] East-Northeast of the Leeward 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 19, 2016   No Comments

Tropical Storm Karl – Day 5

Tropical Storm KarlPosition: 18.3N 46.3W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [275°] near 15 mph [24 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 115 miles [185 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1006 mb.

Currently about 1025 miles [1645 km] East of the Leeward 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 18, 2016   No Comments

Post-Tropical Cyclone Julia – Day 6

Post-Tropical Cyclone JuliaPosition: 32.2N 78.4W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [310°] near 7 mph [11 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 30 mph [ 50 kph].
Wind Gusts: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1011 mb ↑.

Currently about 110 miles [ 175 km] South-Southeast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Julia has lost its tropical characteristics and the final NHC advisory was issued at 10PM CDT.

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, 2016   No Comments

Tropical Storm Karl – Day 4

Tropical Storm KarlPosition: 17.8N 41.3W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [265°] near 12 mph [19 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 230 miles [370 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1006 mb ↑.

Currently about 1350 miles [2175 km] East of the Leeward 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, 2016   No Comments

Tropical Depression Julia – Day 5

Tropical Depression JuliaPosition: 30.6N 76.5W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [320°] near 3 mph [ 6 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 30 mph [ 50 kph].
Wind Gusts: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1010 mb.

Currently about 255 miles [ 410 km] Southeast of Charleston, South Carolina.

The system is expected to become a remnant low later today.

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, 2016   No Comments

Tropical Storm Karl – Day 3

Tropical Storm KarlPosition: 18.5N 37.0W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [270°] near 15 mph [24 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 45 mph [ 75 kph].
Wind Gusts: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 205 miles [335 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1005 mb.

Currently about 1630 miles [2625 km] East of the Leeward 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, 2016   No Comments

Tropical Depression Julia – Day 4

Tropical Depression JuliaPosition: 30.2N 76.3W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [260°] near 2 mph [ 4 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 35 miles [ 55 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1008 mb.

Currently about 275 miles [ 440 km] South-Southeast of Cape Fear, 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, 2016   No Comments

Post-Tropical Cyclone Ian – Day 5

Post-Tropical Cyclone IanPosition: 48.8N 36.2W [10AM CDT 1500 UTC].
Movement: Northeast [035°] near 53 mph [85 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 65 mph [100 kph].
Wind Gusts: 75 mph [120 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 240 miles [390 km].
Minimum central pressure: 988 mb ↓.

Currently about 1185 miles [1910 km] South-Southwest of Reykjavik, Iceland.

Ian has transitioned to a post-tropical cyclone at 10AM CDT. 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 16, 2016   No Comments

Messing About

So, while I’ve been watching triplets of tropical weather, I’ve been setting up my Computers and getting them back on line. Meanwhile Apple, Ubuntu, and M$ are sending out major updates.

I was lucky on the iPad. I didn’t realize there was a major update, IOS 10, coming out, so I was late to the party. That meant that I got IOS 10.00001 [OK – 10.0.1], the version that didn’t ‘brick’ many older devices.

I am currently upgrading my Linux box to version 16.04, the latest long-term support version.

Then I have to go back and check to see if Windows 10 finished its upgrade. It said it was updating, but then it stopped letting me check to see how far along it was.

September 15, 2016   28 Comments

Tropical Storm Karl – Day 2

Tropical Storm KarlPosition: 17.9N 32.5W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [280°] near 14 mph [22 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 45 mph [ 75 kph].
Wind Gusts: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 160 miles [260 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1005 mb ↓.

Currently about 1930 miles [3105 km] East of the Leeward Islands.

Twelve has been upgraded to a tropical storm at 10PM CDT.

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, 2016   No Comments

Tropical Storm Julia – Day 3

Tropical Storm JuliaPosition: 31.5N 77.1W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: East-Southeast [120°] near 5 mph [ 7 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 80 miles [130 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1007 mb.

Currently about 190 miles [ 310 km] East-Southeast of Charleston, South Carolina.

Julia is going to hang around just off the coast for a few more days. This afternoon’s Hurricane Hunter reports that Julia has regained tropical storm strength.

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, 2016   No Comments

Tropical Storm Ian – Day 4

Tropical Storm IanPosition: 42.9N 44.9W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northeast [040°] near 53 mph [85 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 50 mph [ 85 kph].
Wind Gusts: 65 mph [105 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 175 miles [280 km].
Minimum central pressure: 998 mb.

Currently about 995 miles [1605 km] West-Northwest of the Azores.

The storm will probably go post-tropical later today or tomorrow.

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, 2016   No Comments

Tropical Depression Twelve

Tropical Depression TwelvePosition: 17.6N 27.5W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [280°] near 14 mph [22 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 45 mph [ 70 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1009 mb.

Currently about 255 miles [ 415 km] West-Northwest 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 14, 2016   No Comments

Tropical Storm Julia – Day 2

Tropical Storm JuliaPosition: 32.1N 79.8W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: East-Northeast [060°] near 5 mph [ 7 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 55 mph [ 90 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 115 miles [185 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1009 mb ↓.

Currently about 50 miles [ 80 km] South-Southeast of Charleston, South 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 14, 2016   No Comments