Monday 12 November, 2018

Subtropical storm Debby forms in North Atlantic

The US National Hurricane Center has noted the formation of subtropical storm Debby which has formed in the North Atlantic ocean.

According to an update on Tuesday, the subtropical storm was expected to dissipate in a couple of days.

Information is as follows:

BULLETIN

Subtropical Storm Debby Advisory Number   1

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL042018

1100 AM AST Tue Aug 07 2018

Subtropical storm Debby forms in the North Atlantic, expected to be short lived

SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION

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LOCATION...38.9N 48.5W

ABOUT 1160 MI...1870 KM W OF THE AZORES

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H

PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 355 DEGREES AT 16 MPH...26 KM/H

MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB...29.77 INCHES

 

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

 

DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK

At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Subtropical Storm Debby was located near latitude 38.9 North, longitude 48.5 West. The storm is moving toward the north near 16 mph (26 km/h), and this general motion with a decrease in forward speed is expected during the next 24 hours. A gradual turn to the northeast is anticipated thereafter.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts. Debby is forecast to dissipate in a couple of days.

Winds of 40 mph extend outward up to 160 miles (260 km) to the northeast of the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1008 mb (29.77 inches).

 

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

None

NEXT ADVISORY

Next complete advisory at 500 PM AST.

 

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