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Tropical Depression Ten

Tropical Depression TenPosition: 17.1N 21.1W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [310°] near 14 mph [22 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1007 mb.

Currently about 205 miles [ 330 km] East-Northeast of the Cabo Verde Islands.

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

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July 31, 2020   No Comments

Hurricane Isaias – Day 4

Hurricane IsaiasPosition: 23.3N 76.4W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [310°] near 15 mph [24 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 80 mph [130 kph].
Wind Gusts: 90 mph [145 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 175 miles [280 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 35 miles [ 55 km].
Minimum central pressure: 987 mb.

Currently about 135 miles [ 215 km] South-Southeast of Nassau.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the Northwestern Bahamas including Andros Island, New Providence, Eleuthera, Abacos Islands, Berry Islands, Grand Bahamas Island, and Bimini; the Central Bahamas, including Cat Island, the Exumas, Long Island, Rum Cay, and San Salvador; and the east coast of Florida from Boca Raton to the Volusia/Brevard County Line.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the east coast of Florida from north of Ocean Reef to south of Boca Raton including Lake Okeechobee.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the east coast of Florida from south of Boca Raton to Hallendale Beach.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the east coast of Florida from Flagler/Volusia County Line to Ponte Vedra Beach.

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for the east coast of Florida from Jupiter Inlet to Ponte Vedre Beach.

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

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July 31, 2020   No Comments

Billy Bowlegs Festival Cancelled

Jolly Rogers

In order to generate “local excitement” [sell stuff] the chamber of commerce was once again hoping to annoy people with the Billy Bowlegs Festival.

After moving the event from the first weekend in June to Friday, August 31st they have decided they can’t hold the festival under current conditions. I’m a bit shocked that they have acted like adults instead of like Trump or DeSantis, but credit where credit is due.

July 30, 2020   No Comments

Tropical Storm Isaias – Day 3

Tropical Storm IsaiasPosition: 20.5N 71.9W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [310°] near 20 mph [31 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Wind Gusts: 70 mph [110 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 240 miles [390 km].
Minimum central pressure: 999 mb.

Currently about 95 miles [ 150 km] East-Southeast of Great Inagua Island.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the Northwestern Bahamas including Andros Island, New Providence, Eleuthera, Abacos Islands, Berry Islands, Grand Bahamas Island, and Bimini.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the Dominican Republic entire southern and northern coastlines; the North coast of Haiti from Le Mole St Nicholas eastward to the northern border with the Dominican Republic; Turks & Caicos Islands; the Southeastern Bahamas including the Acklins, Crooked Island, Long Cay, the Inaguas, Mayaguana, and the Ragged Islands; and the Central Bahamas, including Cat Island, the Exumas, Long Island, Rum Cay, and San Salvador.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the East coast of Florida from Ocean Reef to Sebastian Inlet.

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

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July 30, 2020   No Comments

Tropical Storm Isaias – Day 2

Tropical Storm IsaiasPosition: 15.8N 67.0W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [285°] near 20 mph [31 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 50 mph [ 85 kph].
Wind Gusts: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 345 miles [555 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1004 mb.

Currently about 150 miles [ 250 km] South of Ponce, Puerto Rico.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Puerto Rico, Vieques, & Culebra; U.S. Virgin Islands; British Virgin Islands; St. Martin & St. Barthelemy; Saba & St. Eustatius; St. Maartin; the Dominican Republic entire southern and northern coastlines; the North coast of Haiti from Le Mole St Nicholas eastward to the northern border with the Dominican Republic; Turks & Caicos Islands; the Southeastern Bahamas including the Acklins, Crooked Island, Long Cay, the Inaguas, Mayaguana, and the Ragged Islands; and the Central Bahamas, including Cat Island, the Exumas, Long Island, Rum Cay, and San Salvador.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the Northwestern Bahamas including Andros Island, New Providence, Eleuthera, Abacos Islands, Berry Islands, Grand Bahamas Island, and Bimini.

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

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July 29, 2020   No Comments

Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine

Potential Tropical Cyclone NinePosition: 14.6N 59.4W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [295°] near 25 mph [41 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: 1007 mb.

Currently about 340 miles [ 545 km] Southeast of the Leeward Islands.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Puerto Rico, Vieques, & Culebra; U.S. Virgin Islands; British Virgin Islands; Antigua, Barbuda, Montserrat, St. Kitts, & Nevis; Guadeloupe, Martinique, & St. Martin; Saba & St. Eustatius; St. Maartin; Dominica; and the Dominican Republic from Cabo Caucedo northward along the northern coast to the Dominican Republic/Haiti border.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the Dominican Republic from the southern Haiti border eastward to Punta Caucedo; the Turks & Caicos Islands.

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

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July 28, 2020   No Comments

Tropical Depression Hanna – Day 5

Tropical Depression HannaPosition: 25.6N 100.6W [ 4PM CDT 2100 UTC].
Movement: West-Southwest [250°] near 9 mph [15 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1002 mb ↑.

Currently about 10 miles [ 15 km] West-Southwest of Monterrey, Mexico.

This is the last public advisory issued by the National Hurricane
Center on Hanna.

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

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July 26, 2020   No Comments

Remnant Gonzalo – Day 4

Remnant GonzaloPosition: 11.0N 63.0W [ 4PM CDT 2100 UTC].
Movement: West [280°] near 21 mph [33 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 45 mph [ 70 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1011 mb ↑.

Currently about 125 miles [ 195 km] West-Northwest of Trinidad.

All Warnings cancelled as Gonzalo is downgraded to a Depression at 1PM CDT.

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.

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July 25, 2020   No Comments

Hurricane Hanna – Day 4

Hurricane HannaPosition: 26.6N 98.0W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Southwest [250°] near 9 mph [15 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 75 mph [120 kph].
Wind Gusts: 90 mph [145 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 105 miles [165 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 30 miles [ 45 km].
Minimum central pressure: 979 mb ↑.

Currently about 35 miles [ 60 km] West of Port Mansfield, Texas.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the Texas coast from Port Mansfield to Baffin Bay.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the Texas coast from the Mouth of the Rio Grande to Port Mansfield and Baffin Bay to Port O’Connor; The Mexican coast from Barra el Mezquital to the Mouth of Rio Grande.

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for the Texas coast from Port Mansfield to Port O’Connor.

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

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July 25, 2020   No Comments

Tropical Storm Hanna – Day 3

Tropical Storm HannaPosition: 27.1N 94.8W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [270°] near 8 mph [13 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 65 mph [100 kph].
Wind Gusts: 75 mph [120 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 80 miles [130 km].
Minimum central pressure: 992 mb ↓.

Currently about 165 miles [ 270 km] East-Southeast of Corpus Christi, Texas.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the Texas coast from Port Mansfield to Mesquite Bay.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the Texas coast from the Mouth of the Rio Grande to Port Mansfield and Mesquite Bay to High Island; The Mexican coast from Barra el Mezquital to the Mouth of Rio Grande.

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for the Texas coast from Baffin Bay to Sargent , including Corpus Christi Bay, Copano Bay, Aransas Bay, San Antonio Bay and Matagorda Bay.

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

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July 24, 2020   No Comments

Tropical Storm Gonzalo – Day 3

Tropical Storm GonzaloPosition: 10.0N 57.1W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [270°] near 17 mph [28 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 25 miles [ 35 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1009 mb ↑.

Currently about 285 miles [ 460 km] East of Trinidad.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Tobago and Grenada & its dependencies.

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

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July 24, 2020   No Comments

Tropical Storm Hanna – Day 2

Tropical Storm HannaPosition: 26.2N 91.4W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [285°] near 7 mph [11 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 35 miles [ 55 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1002 mb ↓.

Currently about 385 miles [ 620 km] East-Southeast of Corpus Christi, Texas.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the Texas coast from the Mouth of the Rio Grande to San Luis Pass.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the Texas coast from San Luis Pass to High Island.

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

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July 23, 2020   No Comments

Tropical Storm Gonzalo – Day 2

Tropical Storm GonzaloPosition: 9.9N 50.6W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [275°] near 14 mph [22 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Wind Gusts: 70 mph [110 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 25 miles [ 35 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1000 mb.

Currently about 730 miles [1170 km] East of the Southern Windward Islands.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for Barbados, St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Tobago & Grenada.

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

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July 23, 2020   No Comments

Tropical Depression Eight

Tropical Depression EightPosition: 25.9N 88.2W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [285°] near 6 mph [ 9 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 30 mph [ 45 kph].
Wind Gusts: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1009 mb.

Currently about 530 miles [ 855 km] East-Southeast of Port O’Conner, Texas.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the Texas coast from Port Mansfield to High Island.

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

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July 22, 2020   No Comments