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Tropical Depression Nineteen

Tropical Depression NineteenPosition: 17.5N 81.1W [10 PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: East [100°] near 2 mph [ 4 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 45 mph [ 70 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1006 mb.

Currently about 125 miles [200 km] South of Grand Cayman.

This system has been in the Caribbean as a low for a while, but the wind shear finally backed off enough for it to form. It has very weak steering, so it is uncertain where it will go.

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.]