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Tropical Storm Katia – Day 6

Tropical Storm KatiaPosition: 20.3N 57.4W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [305°] near 10 mph [17 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 70 mph [110 kph].
Wind Gusts: 90 mph [145 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 140 miles [220 km].
Minimum central pressure: 992 mb ↓.

Currently about 400 miles [ 640 km] East-Northeast of the Leeward Islands.

Katia is having upper level wind shear problems.

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 3, 2011   2 Comments

Tropical Storm Lee – Day 3

Tropical Storm LeePosition: 29.4N 92.6W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North-Northwest [335°] near 2 mph [ 4 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 50 mph [ 85 kph].
Wind Gusts: 70 mph [110 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 260 miles [415 km].
Minimum central pressure: 988 mb.

Currently about 85 miles [140 km] West-Southwest of Morgan City, Louisiana.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the Gulf Coast from Sabine Pass, Texas eastward to Destin, Florida [I just made the cut.]

Lee is creeping North and the pressure is falling. It is dumping rain on Louisiana and Mississippi, while merely pouring rain on Southern Alabama and the western end of the Florida Panhandle.

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 3, 2011   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Lee – Day 3