Monday, August 24, 2020

4 AM Advisories - Tropical Storms Marco and Laura

 TROPICAL STORM MARCO


400 AM CDT Mon Aug 24 2020

...HURRICANE WARNINGS DISCONTINUED FOR MARCO BUT DANGEROUS STORM

SURGE STILL ANTICIPATED...

SUMMARY OF 400 AM CDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION

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LOCATION...27.6N 88.2W

ABOUT 115 MI...190 KM SSE OF THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H

PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 325 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H

MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1003 MB...29.62 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

The Hurricane Warning from Morgan City Louisiana to the Mouth of the
Pearl River has been changed to a Tropical Storm Warning.

The Hurricane Watch for Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas, and
Metropolitan New Orleans has been discontinued.

The Tropical Storm Watches west of Intracoastal City Louisiana and
from the Mississippi/Alabama border to the Alabama/Florida
border have been discontinued.

All Storm Surge Watches have been discontinued.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for...
* Morgan City Louisiana to Ocean Springs Mississippi
* Lake Borgne

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Intracoastal City to the Mississippi/Alabama border
* Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas, and Metropolitan New Orleans

TROPICAL STORM LAURA


SUMMARY OF 500 AM EDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...20.8N 78.9W
ABOUT 175 MI...285 KM ESE OF CAYO LARGO
ABOUT 255 MI...415 KM ESE OF THE ISLE OF YOUTH
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 21 MPH...33 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB...29.53 INCHES

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