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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.

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September 22, 2021   Comments Off on Tropical Depression Eighteen

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.

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September 22, 2021   Comments Off on Tropical Depression Rose – Day 4

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.

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September 22, 2021   Comments Off on Remnants Peter – Day 5

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   Comments Off on Autumnal Equinox

Tropical Depression Rose – Day 3

Tropical Depression RosePosition: 22.9N 37.9W [10:00PM CDT 0300UTC].
Movement: Northwest [320°] near 10 mph [17 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 45 mph [ 70 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1009 mb ↑.

Currently about 1020 miles [1645 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 21, 2021   Comments Off on Tropical Depression Rose – Day 3

Tropical Depression Peter – Day 4

Tropical Depression PeterPosition: 20.8N 65.3W [10:00PM CDT 0300UTC].
Movement: Northwest [310°] near 7 mph [11 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 45 mph [ 70 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1009 mb.

Currently about 175 miles [ 280 km] North-Northeast of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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

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September 21, 2021   Comments Off on Tropical Depression Peter – Day 4

Tropical Storm Rose – Day 2

Tropical Storm RosePosition: 18.9N 35.4W [10:00PM CDT 0300UTC].
Movement: Northwest [320°] near 15 mph [24 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 50 mph [ 85 kph].
Wind Gusts: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 90 miles [150 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1004 mb ↓.

Currently about 775 miles [1250 km] West-Northwest of the Cabo Verde Islands.

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

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September 20, 2021   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Rose – Day 2

Tropical Storm Peter – Day 3

Tropical Storm PeterPosition: 19.8N 62.8W [10:00PM CDT 0300UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [285°] near 12 mph [19 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 50 mph [ 85 kph].
Wind Gusts: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 175 miles [280 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1008 mb ↑.

Currently about 110 miles [ 180 km] North of the northern Leeward Islands.

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

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September 20, 2021   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Peter – Day 3

Tropical Storm Rose

Tropical Storm RosePosition: 15.3N 31.1W [10:00PM CDT 0300UTC].
Movement: Northwest [320°] near 16 mph [26 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 35 miles [ 55 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1005 mb.

Currently about 450 miles [ 720 km] West of the southernmost Cabo Verde Islands.

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

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September 19, 2021   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Rose

Tropical Storm Peter – Day 2

Tropical Storm PeterPosition: 18.6N 58.5W [10:00PM CDT 0300UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [295°] near 14 mph [22 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 50 mph [ 85 kph].
Wind Gusts: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 140 miles [220 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1004 mb ↓.

Currently about 305 miles [ 485 km] East of the northern Leeward Islands.

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

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September 19, 2021   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Peter – Day 2

Avast Ye Lubbers

Pirate

It’ll be double rations of grog all around in the galley as ye throw the pasta and pesto down your gullet for the final day of Pasta Week, on Talk Like a Pirate Day.
Arr…
Belay that! ‘T’would be better done by swilling lambrusco directly from the flask!
Arr…

September 19, 2021   Comments Off on Avast Ye Lubbers

Tropical Depression Sixteen

Tropical Depression SixteenPosition: 16.4N 53.1W [10:00PM CDT 0300UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [300°] near 14 mph [22 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 45 mph [ 70 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1008 mb.

Currently about 670 miles [1080 km] East of the northern Leeward Islands.

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

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September 18, 2021   Comments Off on Tropical Depression Sixteen

Post-Tropical Cyclone Odette – Day 2

Post-Tropical Cyclone Storm OdettePosition: 39.1N 65.1W [ 4:00PM CDT 2100UTC].
Movement: East-Northeast [060°] near 18 mph [30 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 45 mph [ 75 kph].
Wind Gusts: 55 mph [ 90 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 205 miles [335 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1001 mb ↓.

Currently about 385 miles [ 625 km] South-Southwest of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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.

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September 18, 2021   Comments Off on Post-Tropical Cyclone Odette – Day 2

Tropical Storm Odette

Tropical Storm OdettePosition: 36.4N 71.2W [10:00PM CDT 0300UTC].
Movement: Northeast [050°] near 10 mph [17 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 115 miles [185 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1010 mb.

Currently about 265 miles [ 430 km] Southeast of Cape May, New Jersey.

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

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September 17, 2021   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Odette