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Lorenzo

Post by Caribbean Traveler » Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:49 am

Monday Afternoon Update

Lorenzo named at 11 am edt

The Weather Situation
Satellite imagery showed a well defined circulation and deep convection early this morning. I tweeted at 8 am that NHC would likely classify the system.

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Current tropical weather
As of 11:00 AM AST Lorenzo was centered at 11.1 N / 24.1 W or 225 miles south of the southern Cabo Verdes. It was moving west at 18 mph. Top sustained winds are estimated at 65 mph. Pressure was estimated at 1006 hPa.

Tropical Weather Forecast:
Lorenzo is currently forecast to move toward the central north Atlantic ocean.

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Re: Lorenzo

Post by Caribbean Traveler » Tue Sep 24, 2019 3:55 pm

Tuesday Evening Update

Lorenzo becoming more organized

The Weather Situation
Satellite imagery showed improved banding. It will likely strengthen into a hurricane during the next 24 hours.

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Current tropical weather
As of 5:00 PM AST Lorenzo was centered at 12.8 N / 31.0 W or 465 miles WSW of the southern Cabo Verdes. It was moving WNW at 17 mph. Top sustained winds are estimated at 65 mph. Pressure was estimated at 997 hPa.

Tropical Weather Forecast:
Lorenzo is currently forecast to move toward the central north Atlantic ocean as a major hurricane.

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Re: Lorenzo

Post by Caribbean Traveler » Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:18 pm

Wedesday Night Update

Lorenzo strengthening into a major hurricane Thursday

The Weather Situation
Deep convection and banding is improving. Steady strengthening will continue over the next few days.

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Current tropical weather
As of 5:00 PM AST Lorenzo was centered at 14.5 N / 36.9 W or 835 miles west of the southern Cabo Verdes. It was moving WNW at 18 mph. Top sustained winds are estimated at 90 mph. Pressure was estimated at 978 hPa.

Tropical Weather Forecast:
Lorenzo is currently forecast to move toward the central north Atlantic ocean as a major hurricane.

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Re: Lorenzo

Post by Caribbean Traveler » Thu Sep 26, 2019 8:46 pm

Thursday Night Update

Lorenzo a cat 4

The Weather Situation
Lorenzo will likely max out during the next 24 hours before slow weakening.

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Current tropical weather
As of 5:00 PM AST Lorenzo was centered at 16.5 N / 40.8 W or 1095 miles west of the southern Cabo Verdes. It was moving NW at 12 mph. Top sustained winds are estimated at 140 mph. Pressure was estimated at 943 hPa.

Tropical Weather Forecast:
Lorenzo is currently forecast to move toward the central north Atlantic ocean as a major hurricane.

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Re: Lorenzo

Post by Caribbean Traveler » Fri Sep 27, 2019 10:58 am

Friday Midday Update

Lorenzo a little weaker

The Weather Situation
Lorenzo has maxed and will now slowly weaken. Convection is not as impressive today.

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Current tropical weather
As of 11:00 AM AST Lorenzo was centered at 19.4 N / 42.9 W or 1600 miles SW of the Azores. It was moving NNW at 14 mph. Top sustained winds are estimated at 140 mph. Pressure was estimated at 943 hPa.

Tropical Weather Forecast:
Lorenzo is currently forecast to move toward the central north Atlantic ocean as a major hurricane then weaken as it moves west of the Azores in several days.

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Re: Lorenzo

Post by Caribbean Traveler » Sat Sep 28, 2019 6:53 am

Saturday Morning Update

Lorenzo weakening

The Weather Situation
Lorenzo remains a strong hurricane with very deep convection on the north side of the circulation. It will continue to weaken as it moves over cooler ocean water temperatures.

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Current tropical weather
As of 5:00 AM AST Lorenzo was centered at 21.4 N / 44.8 W or 1560 miles SW of the Azores. It was moving NNW at 10 mph. Top sustained winds are estimated at 115 mph. Pressure was estimated at 957 hPa.

Tropical Weather Forecast:
Lorenzo is currently forecast to move through the central north Atlantic Ocean continuing to weaken as it moves west of the Azores early Wednesday.

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Re: Lorenzo

Post by Caribbean Traveler » Sun Sep 29, 2019 9:15 pm

Sunday Night Update

Lorenzo maxed out

The Weather Situation
Lorenzo quickly strengthened last night in which NHC said it reached 160 mph. This made it a cat 5 hurricane. It was based on satellite estimates and IMO would not have gone that strong. The hurricane hunters found a wind of 115 mph this afternoon - after the 11 am advisory estimated 145 mph.

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Current tropical weather
As of 5:00 PM AST Lorenzo was centered at 26.9 N / 44.2 W or 1260 miles WSW of the Azores. It was moving NNE at 10 mph. Top sustained winds are estimated at 115 mph. Pressure was estimated at 948 hPa.

Tropical Weather Forecast:
Lorenzo is currently forecast to move through the central north Atlantic Ocean continuing to weaken as it moves west of the Azores early Wednesday.

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Re: Lorenzo

Post by Caribbean Traveler » Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:22 pm

Monday Night Update

Lorenzo weakening

The Weather Situation
Lorenzo is slowly weakening as it moves over cooler water. Warnings are now in effect for the Azores.

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Current tropical weather
As of 8:00 PM AST Lorenzo was centered at 31.2 N / 41.8 W or 965 miles WSW of the Azores. It was moving NNE at 15 mph. Top sustained winds are estimated at 105 mph. Pressure was estimated at 957 hPa.

Tropical Weather Forecast:
Lorenzo is currently forecast to move through the central north Atlantic Ocean continuing to weaken as it moves near the western Azores Tuesday night / early Wednesday.

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Re: Lorenzo

Post by Caribbean Traveler » Tue Oct 01, 2019 2:27 pm

Tuesday Afternoon Update

Lorenzo accelerating

The Weather Situation
Effects of large hurricane Lorenzo will arrive over the Azores tonight into early Wednesday. the most pronounced effects will be over the western Islands.

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Current tropical weather
As of 2:00 PM AST Lorenzo was centered at 36.0 N / 36.8 W or 385 miles SW of the Azores. It was moving NE at 25 mph. Top sustained winds are estimated at 100 mph. Pressure was estimated at 962 hPa.

Tropical Weather Forecast:
Lorenzo will move past the western Azores tonight then near northern Ireland as an extratropical cyclone in a few more days.

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