Friday August 21 2020

The 11 AM Advisory from the National Hurricane Center has official named Tropical Storm Laura (formerly Tropical Depression 13). The winds were 45 mph and it was still 210 miles from the Leeward Islands. This is now expected to cross Puerto Rico, then south of The Florida Keys and Ito the Gulf of Mexico on Monday. It may reach hurricane intensity.

Tropical Depression Fourteen has 35 mph winds, but expected to be upgraded and named Tropical Storm Marco later today or tomorrow. This is expected to cross Cozumel and Cancun, then into the Gulf of Mexico Sunday. It may reach hurricane intensity.

Both are expected to make a historic simultaneous appearance in the Gulf of Mexico and landfalls on the US early next week.

Here is a look at the Satellite Loops and quick update on the current condition, warnings,  and forecast tracks.

August 21 weather tropical storm laura satellite

 

Tropical Satellite Loop

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Tropical Storm Laura

SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.0N 60.2W
ABOUT 210 MI...335 KM ESE OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 18 MPH...30 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB...29.74 INCHES


Forecast Maps
August 21 weather tropical storm laura track national hurricane center
Warnings and Watches
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Puerto Rico, Vieques and Culebra
* U.S. Virgin Islands
* British Virgin Islands
* Saba and St. Eustatius
* St. Maarten
* St. Martin and St. Barthelemy
* Antigua, Barbuda, St. Kitts, Nevis, Anguilla, and Montserrat

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...
* The northern coast of the Dominican Republic from Cabo Cabron to
the border with Haiti
* The northern coast of Haiti from Le Mole St. Nicholas to the
border with the Dominican Republic
* The southeastern Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands

August 21 weather tropical storm laura wind forecast national hurricane center

 

Computer Model Tracks

August 21 weather tropical storm laura wind forecast computer models

IR Satellite Loop
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Tropical Depression Fourteen
SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...16.6N 84.1W
ABOUT 165 MI...270 KM E OF ISLA ROATAN HONDURAS
ABOUT 325 MI...525 KM SE OF COZUMEL MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB...29.77 INCHES




Forecast Maps
August 21 weather tropical depression 14 track national hurricane center

Warnings and Watches
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for...
* Punta Herrero to Cancun Mexico

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Bay Islands of Honduras
* Punta Herrero to Cancun Mexico

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...
* North and west of Cancun to Dzilam Mexico

August 21 weather tropical depression 14 wind forecast national hurricane center


Computer Model Tracks
 August 21 weather tropical depression 14 wind forecast computer models

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