Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Dorian is located about 25 mi…35 km e of Cape Lookout North Carolina and about 55 mi…90 km sw of Cape Hatteras North Carolina with maximum sustained winds…90 mph…150 km/h. Present movement…ne or 50 degrees at 14 mph…22 km/h.

Powerful Hurricane Dorian is unleashing its full array of hazards on the Carolinas just days after causing a humanitarian crisis in the northwestern Bahamas and then zagging around the Florida Peninsula. The high-end Category 2 storm has already flooded parts of downtown Charleston, South Carolina, with a combination of storm surge and rainfall runoff, prompting a flash-flood warning through mid-morning there, in addition to a storm-surge warning. The storm is likely to buffet the entire coastline of South Carolina throughout the day and lash North Carolina through the first half of Friday. Its impacts will also be felt northward into coastal Virginia Thursday night and Friday, where low-lying communities such as Hampton Roads could see a storm surge of two to four feet, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Post Tropical Cyclone Gabrielle is located about 1095 mi…1760 km nw of the Cabo Verde islands and about 1060 mi…1710 km sw of the Azores with maximum sustained winds…40 mph…65 km/h. Present movement…nw or 315 degrees at 12 mph…19 km/h.

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Hurricane Juliette is located about 815 mi…1315 km w of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…80 mph…130 km/h. Present movement…nw or 305 degrees at 10 mph…17 km/h.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Typhoon 15w (Lingling), located approximately 384 nm south of Kunsan AFB, South Korea is tracking northward at 15 knots.

Tropical Storm Faxai, located approximately 479 nm east of Iwo To, Japan, is tracking northwestward at 21 knots.

In the Central Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm Akoni is located about 785 mi…1265 km se of Hilo Hawaii and about 995 mi…1600 km se of Honolulu Hawaii with maximum sustained winds…45 mph…75 km/h. Present movement…w or 260 degrees at 12 mph…19 km/h.

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