NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL102016
1100 AM AST MON SEP 12 2016
…NINTH TROPICAL STORM OF THE SEASON FORMS OVER THE ATLANTIC…
SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST…1500 UTC…INFORMATION
ABOUT 1140 MI…1840 KM SE OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…40 MPH…65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…NW OR 320 DEGREES AT 13 MPH…20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1007 MB…29.74 INCHES
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Ian was
located near latitude 21.8 North, longitude 50.4 West. Ian is
moving toward the northwest near 13 mph (20 km/h) and a turn toward
the north-northwest is expected over the next day or so. On the
forecast track, the center will continue to move over the Central
Atlantic through Tuesday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts.
Little change in strength is expected during the next day or so.
Some slight strengthening is possible beginning Tuesday night.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 140 miles (220 km)
from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1007 mb (29.74 inches).
is 1007 mb (29.74 inches).
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
Categories: ST MAARTEN WEATHER