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Tropical Depression Five

Tropical Depression FivePosition: 09.6N 46.3W [10:00PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [280°] near 23 mph [37 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 45 mph [ 70 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1008 mb.

Currently about 1020 miles [1645 km] East-Southeast of the Windward Islands.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Barbados, St. Lucia, and Martinique, .

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Guadeloupe.

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

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June 30, 2021   Comments Off on Tropical Depression Five

Le Tour 2021 – Stage 5

Tour de FranceChangé > Laval Espace Mayenne

Distance: 27.2 kilometers.

An Indivual Time Trial stage with no climbs. Intermediate times are taken at Saint-Jean-sur-Mayenne (8.8 km) and Bonchamp-lès-Laval (21.2 km). Riders leave the start every 1½ minutes (about 4½ hours for all of the riders to start, and under an hour to the finish.)

Yellow Jersey Mathieu Van Der Poel (AFC – 101 ) [Yellow] 16 hours 51 minutes 41 seconds
Green Jersey Mark Cavendish (DQT – 055 ) [Green] 89 Points
Polka Dot Jersey Ide Schelling (BOH – 078 ) [Polka Dot] 5 points
White Jersey Tadej Pogačar (UAD – 001 ) [White] 2

Stage winner: Tadej Pogačar (UAD – 001 )
Team: Jumbo – Visma ( TJV – 011-018 ) [Yellow numbers]

Tadej Pogačar’s average speed was 51 kph (about 30 mph). This was the first stage in this year’s Tour without accidents or withdrawals. Everyone started and finished the stage. The sign waver who caused the major accident on Stage 1 is in custody.

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June 30, 2021   Comments Off on Le Tour 2021 – Stage 5