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Thursday Evening Update

PTC 3

The Weather Situation
A very disorganized area of low pressure covers the western and central Gulf of Mexico. Deep convection remains to the NE of the broad circulation.

Current tropical weather
As of 4:00 PM CDT PTC 3 was centered at 22.9 N / 92.4 W or about 475 miles south of Morgan City, Louisiana. It was moving N at 9 mph. Officially top sustained winds are estimated at 30 mph. Pressure was estimated at 1008 hPa (mb).

Tropical Weather Forecast:
PT3 or Claudette will bring heavy rainfall to eastern Louisiana, Alabama and into the northern areas of Georgia.

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Re: Claudette

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Saturday Noon Update

Heavy rainfall big story with Claudette

The Weather Situation
Claudette was named as it made landfall on the Louisiana coast this morning at 4 am CDT. Heavy rainfall was occurring over a large part of Alabama moving into western Georgia.

Current tropical weather
As of 10:00 AM CDT Claudette was centered at 31.0 N / 89.7 W or about 75 miles NNE of New Orleans, Louisiana. It was moving NNE at 14 mph. Officially top sustained winds are estimated at 40 mph. Pressure was estimated at 1007 hPa (mb).

Tropical Weather Forecast:
Claudette will move across the southern states as a tropical depression then redevelop near the North Carolina coast. It will become a storm before becoming extratropical over colder waters on its way to Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Re: Claudette

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Sunday Morning Update

Claudette inland - rain continues

The Weather Situation
Claudette brought 5-8" of rainfall across the north Georgia mountains into NE Alabama where a maximum of nearly 10" was recorded. Rainfall will progress across the Carolinas today.

Current tropical weather
As of 8:00 AM EDT Claudette was centered at 33.7 N / 84.8 W or about 25 miles west of Atlanta, Georgia. It was moving ENE at 13 mph. Officially top sustained winds are estimated at 30 mph. Pressure was estimated at 1007 hPa (mb).

Tropical Weather Forecast:
Claudette will be over eastern North Carolina as a tropical depression Monday morning. It will become a storm near the coast before becoming extratropical over colder waters on its way to Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Re: Claudette

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Monday Afternoon Update

Claudette looks extratropical

The Weather Situation
I'm wondering if Claudette was ever a tropical storm. It was named at landfall and renamed today. It is very questionable if it is not now an extratropical cyclone.

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