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Hurricane Bonnie – Day 7

Hurricane BonniePosition: 13.2N 95.5W [10:00PM CDT 0300UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [290°] near 17 mph [28 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 80 mph [113 kph].
Wind Gusts: 90 mph [145 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 80 miles [130 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 25 miles [ 35 km].
Minimum central pressure: 987 mb ↓.

Currently about 210 miles [ 335 km] South of Salina Cruz, Mexico.

The storm has become the third hurricane of the 2022 Eastern North Pacific season.

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

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July 3, 2022   No Comments

Remnants Colin – Day 2

Remnants ColinPosition: 35.2N 77.0W [ 4:00AM CDT 090UTC].
Movement: Northeast [055°] near 10 mph [17 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 30 mph [ 45 kph].
Wind Gusts: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1014 mb.

Currently about 10 miles [ 15 km] North-Northeast of New Bern, North Carolina.

The storm dissipated over eastern North Carolina. This is the final 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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July 3, 2022   No Comments

Tropical Storm Bonnie – Day 6

Tropical Storm BonniePosition: 11.3N 89.5W [10:00PM CDT 0300UTC].
Movement: West [270°] near 17 mph [28 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Wind Gusts: 70 mph [115 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 70 miles [110 km].
Minimum central pressure: 997 mb ↓.

Currently about 165 miles [ 270 km] South of San Salvador, El Salvador.

The storm has crossed into the Pacific Ocean

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

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July 2, 2022   No Comments

Tropical Depression Colin

Tropical Depression ColinPosition: 34.4N 77.8W [10:00PM CDT 030UTC].
Movement: Northeast [055°] near 7 mph [11 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 45 mph [ 70 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1014 mb.

Currently about 15 miles [ 20 km] North of Wilmington, North Carolina.

The storm has weaken to a Depression and all watches and warnings have been discontinued.

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

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July 2, 2022   No Comments

Tropical Storm Bonnie – Day 5

Tropical Storm BonniePosition: 10.9N 83.8W [10:00PM CDT 0300UTC].
Movement: West [270°] near 16 mph [26 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 50 mph [ 85 kph].
Wind Gusts: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 115 miles [185 km].
Minimum central pressure: 997 mb ↓.

Currently about 75 miles [ 120 km] South of Bluefields, Nicaragua.

The storm made landfall near the Nicaragua/Costa Rica border.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for San Andres, Colombia; Limon, Costa Rica northward to Sandy Bay Sirpi, Nicaragua; Cabo Blanco, Costa Rica northward to the border of Nicaragua and Honduras.

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

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July 1, 2022   No Comments

Potential Tropical Cyclone Two – Day 4

Potential Tropical Cyclone TwoPosition: 11.8N 77.7W [10:00PM CDT 0300UTC].
Movement: West [270°] near 21 mph [33 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 80 miles [130 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1005 mb.

Currently about 410 miles [ 665 km] East of Bluefields, Nicaragua.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for San Andres, Colombia; Limon, Costa Rica northward to Sandy Bay Sirpi, Nicaragua

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua from the Nicaragua/Costa Rica border northward to Laguna de Perlas.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Cabo Blanco, Costa Rica northward to Puerto Sandino, Nicaragua

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

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June 30, 2022   No Comments

Potential Tropical Cyclone Two – Day 3

Potential Tropical Cyclone TwoPosition: 12.0N 70.6W [10:00PM CDT 0300UTC].
Movement: West [275°] near 21 mph [33 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 80 miles [130 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1009 mb.

Currently about 65 miles [ 105 km] East-Southeast of the northern tip of the Guajira Peninsula, Colombia.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the coast of Venezuela from the Peninsula de Paraguana westward to the Colombia/Venezuela border including the Gulf of Venezuela; the coast of Colombia from the Colombia/Venezuela border westward to Santa Marta

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua from the Nicaragua/Costa Rica border northward to Laguna de Perlas.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Nicaragua from North of Laguna de Perlas to Sandy Bay Sirpi; the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica from Limon northward to the Nicaragua/Costa Rica border

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

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June 29, 2022   No Comments

Potential Tropical Cyclone Two – Day 2

Potential Tropical Cyclone TwoPosition: 10.9N 62.8W [10:00PM CDT 0300UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [285°] near 26 mph [43 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 60 miles [ 95 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1011 mb ↑.

Currently about 430 miles [ 690 km] East-Southeast of Curacao.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Trinidad and Tobago; Grenada and its dependencies; Islas de Margarita, Coche, and Cubagua; Bonaire; Curacao; Aruba; the coast of Venezuela from the Peninsula de Paraguana westward to the Colombia/Venezuela border including the Gulf of Venezuela; the coast of Colombia from the Colombia/Venezuela border westward to Santa Marta.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the coast Venezuela from Pedernales to Cumana.

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

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June 28, 2022   No Comments

Potential Tropical Cyclone Two

Potential Tropical Cyclone TwoPosition: 08.7N 52.8W [10:00PM CDT 0300UTC].
Movement: West [275°] near 17 mph [28 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 60 miles [ 95 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1009 mb.

Currently about 590 miles [ 950 km] East of Trinidad.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Trinidad and Tobago; Grenada and its dependencies.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Bonaire; and the coast Venezuela from Pedernales to Cumana, including Islas de Margarita, Coche, and Cubagua.

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

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June 27, 2022   No Comments

Post-Tropical Cyclone Alex– Day 5

Post-Tropical Cyclone AlexPosition: 35.5N 60.6W [ 4:00PM CDT 2100UTC].
Movement: East-Northeast [060°] near 31 mph [50 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Wind Gusts: 70 mph [110 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 195 miles [315 km].
Minimum central pressure: 993 mb.

Currently about 325 miles [ 525 km] Northeast of Bermuda.

At 1PM CDT the Tropical Storm Warning has been cancelled by Bermuda as Alex moves away from the island and begins to lose its tropical characteristics.

At 4PM CDT the storm has transitioned to a post-tropical cyclone. This is the final 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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June 6, 2022   No Comments

Tropical Storm Alex– Day 4

Tropical Storm AlexPosition: 32.5N 69.0W [10:00PM CDT 0300UTC].
Movement: East-Northeast [060°] near 28 mph [44 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 70 mph [110 kph].
Wind Gusts: 85 mph [135 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 205 miles [335 km].
Minimum central pressure: 988 mb.

Currently about 245 miles [ 395 km] West of Bermuda.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Bermuda.

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

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June 5, 2022   No Comments

Potential Tropical Cyclone One – Day 3

Potential Tropical Cyclone OnePosition: 28.4N 78.2W [10:00PM CDT 0300UTC].
Movement: Northeast [055°] near 20 mph [31 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: 1000 mb ↑.

Currently about 840 miles [1355 km] West-Southwest of Bermuda.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Bermuda.

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

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June 4, 2022   No Comments

Potential Tropical Cyclone One – Day 2

Potential Tropical Cyclone OnePosition: 24.5N 83.7W [10:00PM CDT 0300UTC].
Movement: Northeast [045°] near 12 mph [19 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 175 miles [280 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1003 mb.

Currently about 185 miles [ 295 km] Southwest of Fort Meyers, Florida.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the Florida Keys including the Dry Tortugas; Florida Bay; the West coast of Florida south of the Middle of Longboat Key to Card Sound Bridge; the East coast of Florida south of the Volusia/Brevard County Line to Card Sound Bridge; Lake Okeechobee; the Cuban provinces of Pinar del Rio, Artemisa, La Habana, & Mayabeque; and the Northwestern Bahamas.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the Cuban provinces of Matanzas & the Isle of Youth.

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

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June 3, 2022   No Comments

Potential Tropical Cyclone One

Potential Tropical Cyclone OnePosition: 21.8N 87.4W [10:00PM CDT 0300UTC].
Movement: North [360°] near 6 mph [ 9 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph [ 55 kph].
Wind Gusts: 45 mph [ 70 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1003 mb.

Currently about 480 miles [ 770 km] Southwest of Fort Meyers, Florida.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the Florida Keys including the Dry Tortugas; Florida Bay; and the West coast of Florida south of Englewood to Card Sound Bridge.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the West coast of Florida south of the Middle of Longboat Key to Englewood; the East coast of Florida south of the Volusia/Brevard County Line to Card Sound Bridge; Lake Okeechobee; the Cuban provinces of Matanzas, Mayabeque, Havana, Artemisa, Pinar del Rio, & the Isle of Youth; and the Northwestern Bahamas.

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.]

June 2, 2022   No Comments