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11am Update on Tropical Storm Humberto

NHC Tropical Storm Humberto Forecast Track NHC Tropical Storm Humberto Forecast Track

Humberto Has Strengthened This Morning A Little South

Of The Cape Verde Islands.

 

Summary Of 1100 Am EDT Information

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Location... 13.6n 24.1w

About 85 Miles SSE Of Fogo Cape Verde Islands

Maximum Sustained Winds... 45 Mph

Present Movement... West Or 280 Degrees At 12 Mph

Minimum Central Pressure... 1005 Mb... 29.68 Inches

 

A Tropical Storm Warning Is In Effect For The Southern

Cape Verde Islands Of Maio... Santiago... Fogo... And

Brava

 

At 1100 Am EDT... The Center Of Tropical Storm Humberto

Was Located Near Latitude 13.6 North... Longitude 24.1 West.

Humberto Is Moving Toward The West Near 12 Mph And This

Motion Is Expected To Continue Today.  A Turn Toward The West-

Northwest And Northwest With A Slight Decrease In Forward

Speed Is Expected On Tuesday... Followed By A Turn Toward

The North-Northwest On Wednesday.  On The Forecast Track...

The Center Of Humberto Will Remain South And West Of The

Cape Verde Islands.

 

Maximum Sustained Winds Have Increased To Near 45 Mph

With Higher Gusts.  Additional Strengthening Is Forecast

During The Next 48 Hours... And Humberto Is Expected To

Become A Hurricane Over The Next Couple Of Days.

 

Tropical Storm Force Winds Extend Outward Up To 60

Miles The West Of The Center.

 

The Estimated Minimum Central Pressure Is 1005 Mb...

29.68 Inches.

 

Wind... Tropical Storm Conditions Should Continue Over Portions

Of The Southern Cape Verde Islands Through The Day. 

Stronger Winds Are Possible In Areas Of Higher Terrain On

The Islands.

 

Humberto Is Expected To Produce Total Rainfall Accumulations

Of 2 To 4 Inches Across The Southern Cape Verde Islands... With

Isolated Maximum Amounts Of 6 Inches Possible... Especially In

Areas Of Mountainous Terrain.  These Rains Could Produce Life-

Threatening Flash Floods And Mud Slides.

 

Next Intermediate Advisory... 200 PM EDT

Next Complete Advisory...500 PM EDT

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