Tuesday September 15 2020: Updated at 2 PM
Hurricane Sally continues to crawl at 2 mph. The wind speed is 80 mph, but the satellite does appear to show some increased convection. Plus the pressure has dropped a tad in the last report from the National Hurricane Center. There are signals of more activity, despite how close it is to land.
This is a case where the exactly landfall is not as important as the duration. There is a long time for flooding from rainfall and storm surge. Just a lot of water to go around, a shame it can’t be sent to the west coast.
Here is a collection of resources for you to track this storm through landfall and beyond. This includes: Satellite views, live radar, interactive widgets, computer model plots, and National Hurricane Center maps, statements, and warnings.
Look closely and you can see the flare up of clouds spiraling around the center.
National Hurricane Center Update
Hurricane force winds reach 45 miles from the center.
Tropical Storm force winds reach 125 miles.
National Hurricane Center SUMMARY OF 100 PM CDT ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...29.2N 88.2W ABOUT 60 MI...95 KM E OF THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER ABOUT 105 MI...165 KM S OF MOBILE ALABAMA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 325 DEGREES AT 2 MPH...4 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...982 MB...29.00 INCHES
Longwave IR- Band 13
- Increased convection overnight seen in bright white and pink colors.
- This storm is trying to regenerate a little.
Radar and Lightning: Live Auto Updating
Computer Model Forecast Plots
Forecast Widget- Auto Updating
Wind, Cloud, and Pressure Levels Projected
- This is a forecast view.
- You can see the future cast using the button at the bottom of the map.
- Pinch to move and zoom in on the map.
National Hurricane Center Forecast Maps
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for... * Mouth of the Mississippi River to the Okaloosa/Walton County Line Florida * Mobile Bay A Hurricane Warning is in effect for... * East of the Mouth of the Pearl River to the Navarre Florida A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for... * East of Navarre Florida to Indian Pass Florida * Mouth of the Pearl River westward to Grand Isle Louisiana, including Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas and metropolitan New Orleans
National Hurricane Center Maps (auto updating)
Peak Storm Surge From National Hurricane Center
The forecast track would funnel water from the east into Lake Pontchartain putting a full test of the water pump system in New Orleans.
A wide range of 10 to 20+ inches forecast. The heaviest would be along and east of the center. If the storm slows down, more could fall.
Flash Flood Forecast
All GOES EAST Satellite ‘Floater’ views
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