TROPICS: Maria weakening as it moves north


By Juli Marquez, Bay Information 9 Meteorologist

Final Up to date: Monday, September 25, 2017

Maria is weakening on Monday. The hurricane hunters have discovered that winds have decreased to close eighty mph.

Further weakening is forecast and Maria is predicted to be a tropical storm by Tuesday night time.

Maria is a big hurricane, hurricane-drive winds prolong outward as much as 70 miles primarily east of the middle and tropical-storm-drive winds prolong outward as much as 230 miles from the middle, so even when it weakens to a tropical storm and stays properly offshore it’s anticipated to convey tropical storm circumstances to parts of the North Carolina coast through the subsequent couple of days. 

A Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for elements of the North Carolina coast.

Swells from Maria will possible trigger harmful surf and rip currents alongside elements of the U.S. east coast via a lot of the week.

Hurricane Lee is stationary within the central Atlantic Ocean. It has winds of ninety mph however it’s anticipated to strengthen through the subsequent couple of days.

Lee just isn’t close to any land.

HURRICANE MARIA
SUMMARY OF 500 AM INFORMATION

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LOCATION…30.6N seventy three.0W
ABOUT 350 MILES SSE OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…eighty MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT…N AT 7 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…957 MB…28.26 INCHES

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