Saturday, August 22, 2020

4 PM Advisory TROPICAL STORM MARCO

 

400 PM CDT Sat Aug 22 2020


...BIG CHANGES TO THIS AFTERNOON'S FORECAST FOR MARCO...

...STORM SURGE AND HURRICANE WATCHES ISSUED FOR THE NORTHERN GULF 

COAST...

SUMMARY OF 400 PM CDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION

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LOCATION...21.9N 85.7W

ABOUT 50 MI...80 KM W OF THE WESTERN TIP OF CUBA

ABOUT 540 MI...870 KM SSE OF THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H

PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 340 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H

MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...992 MB...29.30 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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A Storm Surge Watch has been issued from Sabine Pass eastward to
the Alabama/Florida border, including Lake Pontchartrain, Lake
Maurepas, Lake Borgne, and Mobile Bay.

A Hurricane Watch has been issued from Intracoastal City Louisiana
eastward to the Mississippi/Alabama border, including Lake
Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas, and Metropolitan New Orleans.

A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued from the Mississippi/Alabama
border eastward to the Alabama/Florida border.

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