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Hurricane Fiona – Day 9

Hurricane FionaPosition: 31.9N 68.1W [10:00PM CDT 0300UTC].
Movement: North-Northeast [030°] near 21 mph [33 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 130 mph [215 kph].
Wind Gusts: 145 mph [235 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 275 miles [445 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 115 miles [185 km].
Minimum central pressure: 932 mb.

Currently about 195 miles [ 315 km] West of Bermuda.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for Bermuda; Nova Scotia from Hubbards to Brule, Prince Edward Island, Isle-de-la-Madeleine, Newfoundland from Parson’s Pond to Francois.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for St. Andrews New Brunswick to west of Hubbards Nova Scotia, West of Brule Nova Scotia to Cap Madeleine Quebec, Anticosti Island, Sheldrake Quebec to north of Parson’s Pond Newfoundland, Boat Harbor to Hare Bay Newfoundland, Francois to St Lawrence Newfoundland.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for North of Boat Harbor Newfoundland to West Bay Labrador.

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, 2022   No Comments

Tropical Storm Gaston – Day 3

Tropical Storm GastonPosition: 41.0N 31.0W [10:00PM CDT 0300UTC].
Movement: East [100°] near 12 mph [19 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 65 mph [100 kph].
Wind Gusts: 80 mph [130 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 115 miles [185 km].
Minimum central pressure: 999 mb.

Currently about 205 miles [ 330 km] Northwest of Faial Island in the central Azores.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Flores & Corvo in the western Azores; Faial, Pico, Sao Jorge, Graciosa, & Terceira in the central Azores.

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, 2022   No Comments

Autumnal Equinox

FireYou can watch the arrival of the equinox at Archæoastronomy. It takes/took place at 8:04 PM CDT.

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

September 22, 2022   No Comments