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Le Tour 2021 – Stage 10

Tour de France Albertville > Valence

Distance: 190.7 kilometers.

A mostly Flat stage with a single Cat 4 climb.

  • Col de Couz 58.5 km (cat 4: 7.4km @ 2.8%)

The intermediate sprint is at 82.3 km at La Placette.

Yellow Jersey Tadej Pogačar (UAD – 001) [Yellow] 38 hours 25 minutes 17 seconds
Green Jersey Mark Cavendish (DQT – 055) [Green] 218 Points
Polka Dot Jersey Nairo Quintana (ARK – 136) [Polka Dot] 50 points
White Jersey Jonas Vingegaard (TJV – 018) [White] 4*

Stage winner: Mark Cavendish (DQT – 055)
Combative: Hugo Houle (APT – 186 ) [Red numbers]
Team: Bahrain Victorious ( TBV – 161-168 ) [Yellow numbers]

*Number 2 is wearing the White as Number 1 is wearing Yellow.

This is Mark Cavendish’s third stage win on this year’s Tour and 33rd stage win overall on the Tour, only one short of the legendary Eddy Merckx’s record. He has the possibility of tying and then surpassing that long standing record on this year’s Tour.

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July 6, 2021   Comments Off on Le Tour 2021 – Stage 10

Hurricane Elsa – Day 7

Hurricane ElsaPosition: 27.3N 83.2W [10:00PM CDT 0300UTC].
Movement: North [360°] near 14 mph [22 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 75 mph [120 kph].
Wind Gusts: 85 mph [135 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 80 miles [130 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 25 miles [ 35 km].
Minimum central pressure: 997 mb ↑.

Currently about 65 miles [ 105 km] Southwest of Tampa, Florida.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for for Egmont Key to the Steinhatchee River, Florida.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the west coast of Florida from Chokoloskee to south of Egmont Key, the west coast of Florida north of Steinhatchee River to Ochlockonee River, and the coast of Georgia from the Mouth of the St. Marys River, Georgia to Little River Inlet, South Carolina.

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for the west coast of Florida from Bonita Beach to the Aucilla River including Tampa Bay.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect from north of Little River Inlet, South Carolina to Duck, North Carolina including Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds.

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for the west coast of Florida from west of the Aucilla River to the Ochlockonee River, Florida.

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.]

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