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Tropical Depression Eighteen

Tropical Depression EighteenPosition: 10.2N 35.0W [10:00PM CDT 0300UTC].
Movement: West [275°] near 15 mph [24 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 45 mph [ 70 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1008 mb.

Currently about 1955 miles [3150 km] East-Southeast of the northern Leeward Islands.

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 22, 2021   No Comments

Tropical Depression Rose – Day 4

Tropical Depression RosePosition: 24.6N 40.9W [10:00PM CDT 0300UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [300°] near 10 mph [17 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 45 mph [ 70 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1010 mb.

Currently about 1245 miles [2000 km] West-Northwest of the Cabo Verde Islands.

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 22, 2021   No Comments

Remnants Peter – Day 5

Remnants PeterPosition: 22.1N 67.0W [10:00PM CDT 0300UTC].
Movement: North-Northwest [335°] near 5 mph [ 7 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 30 mph [ 45 kph].
Wind Gusts: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1008 mb.

Currently about 260 miles [ 420 km] North-Northwest of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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.

[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 22, 2021   No Comments

Autumnal Equinox

You can watch the arrival of the equinox at Archæoastronomy. It takes/took place at 2:21 PM CDT.

It’s time to man the rakes in northern climes while Spring arrives below the Equator.

September 22, 2021   No Comments